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    UCB 15 Under 15 – 2014

    ALL PHOTOS BY TERRY FARMER • www.terryfarmer.com

    According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, small businesses have been growing over the last decade while larger companies have been shrinking their workforces. Small businesses now provide more than half of all […]

  • Antique phone collectors displayed their wares at the ---- at the Rt. 66 Hotel. Pictured are a Western Electric Hershey's Kiss phone from the early 1900s, a Western Electric coin-operated phone from the late 1920s and a Holtzer-Cabot intercom business phone from 1905. - PHOTO BY GINNY LEE

    Hold the phone: Old schoolers form a line at Antique and Vintage Telephone Show

    By Ginny Lee

    Telephone Collectors International held its Fall Antique and Vintage Telephone Show Saturday, September 13 at the Rt. 66 Hotel and Conference Center in Springfield. Vendors came from Connecticut, West Virginia, Florida and Midwestern states to display their […]

  • William Legge of the Boys and Girls Club of Central Illinois. - PHOTO BY MARANDA POTTERF

    Community Service Committee provides grants for local nonprofits

    By Roberta Codemo

    Two local nonprofits recently received grant monies to help continue to fund the work they do in the community.

    William Legge, executive director of the Boys and Girls Club of Central Illinois, was thrilled to receive a $15,815 […]

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  • UCB 15 Under 15 – 2014
  • October 1st, 2014

ALL PHOTOS BY TERRY FARMER • www.terryfarmer.com

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, small businesses have been growing over the last decade while larger companies have […]

  • Hold the phone: Old schoolers form a line at Antique and Vintage Telephone Show
  • September 26th, 2014

By Ginny Lee

Telephone Collectors International held its Fall Antique and Vintage Telephone Show Saturday, September 13 at the Rt. 66 Hotel and Conference Center in Springfield. […]

  • WUIS and Illinois Issues come together
  • September 26th, 2014

By Ann Strahle

Over the last few decades, changes in technology and newsgathering methods, as well as economic recessions, have caused a decline in newsrooms on both […]

  • Alterna-Care helps keep patients out of the hospital
  • September 26th, 2014

By Teresa Paul

Kathy Sgro, founder and owner of Alterna-Care Home Health System (319 E. Madison Street, Suite 3L in Springfield), has developed a hospital prevention program, […]

  • Community Service Committee  provides grants for local nonprofits
  • August 27th, 2014

By Roberta Codemo

Two local nonprofits recently received grant monies to help continue to fund the work they do in the community.

William Legge, executive director of the […]

  • Former church may be future cultural hub
  • August 27th, 2014

By Teresa Paul

Developer Daniel Mulcahy, along with former Springfield alderman Irv Smith, has purchased the former First United Methodist Church at Fifth and Capitol streets and […]

  • Lincoln Memorial Garden: A place of solace
  • August 27th, 2014

By Roberta Codemo

Joel Horwedel readily admits that former executive director Jim Matheis left some big shoes to fill when he retired from Lincoln Memorial Garden and […]

  • Sharing cars with Zipcars
  • August 27th, 2014

By Ginny Lee

Zipcar bills itself as a car-sharing enterprise. The company was founded in 1999 in Massachusetts, marketing itself to cool, urban hipsters looking to share […]