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Child Services cancels mass layoffs

By Austin Flynn

October 10, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

The Department of Children and Family Services revoked the layoff of a few hundred workers after creating a reorganization plan for more efficient resource use.Richard Calica, director of the DCFS, said in a press release the ...

Congressional candidates to debate

By Caleb Motsinger

October 8, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

This year’s trio of congressional candidates from Illinois’ 12th district face off tonight in their final debate at Lindenwood University-Belleville.With 27 days between the candidates and Election Day, the race for the senate seat of Rep. Jerry Cost...

Carbondale closer to new fire department

By Austin Flynn

October 8, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

The City Council approved a resolution Tuesday that allows for the placement and development of another fire department in the city.Kevin Baity, city manager, said in an email the new fire department’s location, which will be 401 N....

Irish Fest brings Celtic tradition to Carbondale

By Caleb Motsinger

October 3, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

Though the language is most commonly spoken in northwestern Europe, Celtic connections are strong in southern Illinois with a Celtic radio show originating here as well as an annual festival.The 14th annual Southern Illinois Iri...

Student injured in hit and run

By Austin Flynn

September 30, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

A journalism student was struck and injured by a vehicle at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday on a walk to Wise Guys Pizza.Jimi Egan, a freshman from Evergreen Park studying journalism, was with friends when he was struck on the 500 block of...

Citizens, police give break-in prevention tips

By Austin Flynn

September 26, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

Although break-ins, thefts and robberies can be a problem for some Carbondale residents, a new neighborhood association president can offer helpful advice for citizens who deal with the issue.Adam Loos, president of the Northwest...

CarbondALE celebrates suds on the Strip

By Austin Flynn

September 25, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

The first CarbondALE Microbrew and Music Fest will kick off family weekend Saturday at Hangar 9.Leah Stover, Carbondale Main Street lead event coordinator, said the beer-inspired bash is a way to promote the area’s growing mic...

Council approves restaurant agreement

By Austin Flynn

September 24, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

Lakeland Hills subdivision annexation beginsCouncil members voted on the agreement of a prospective restaurant and the annexation of houses in the Lakeland Hills subdivision, during Tuesday’s City Council meeting.The restaurant prope...

Council to talk Stadium Grille property redevelopment

By Austin Flynn

September 23, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

The City Council will talk tonight about an approval to enter into a redevelopment contract for the property used by Stadium Grille and annexation of the Lakeland Hills subdivision.Kevin Baity, city manager, said the city sta...

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