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First Steps Program helps new young mothers

Raquel Kroencke is a beliver in the First Steps Program at Cornerstone: Foundation for Families. The parent education program targets young mothers who are expecting or are within three months of having given birth.

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SIU, QPS partner to listen to community, family issues
Education

SIU, QPS partner to listen to community, family issues

Two part-time workers, hired by Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in late February and working with families since mid-March, are the latest step in a partnership with Quincy Public Schools and its school based health care initiative targeti

Healthy Kids Day seeks to keep families active during summer
Quincy News

Healthy Kids Day seeks to keep families active during summer

Archery is something Amy Lefringhouse knows will grabs the attention of children. Using foam-tipped arrows, Gardner Camp set up a booth Saturday to give kids an opportunity to try something different.

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11th annual Blue and White appreciation service May 20

QUINCY -- What started as a simple thank you years ago has become an appreciation of both spirit and deed. The Cathedral of Worship's 11th annual Blue and White day is scheduled for 10 a.m. Sunday, May 20, at the church, 215 N. 25th. The church will recogn

Waters from Golden Good Shepherd Home named 23rd CNA of the Year award recipient
Health

Waters from Golden Good Shepherd Home named 23rd CNA of the Year award recipient

Renee Waters is five years into her career as a certified nursing assistant, and she has no plans -- absolutely none -- to ever do anything else. "I love what I do," Waters told an appreciative turnout at the 23rd annual CNA of the Year program Friday.

Campaign seeks to preserve historic treasures
Quincy News

Campaign seeks to preserve historic treasures

As part of the Friday evening kickoff for its "Preserving Our Historic Treasures" capital campaign, the Historical Society displayed eight items it has never displayed before at the History Museum, 332 Maine.

'It's not your normal student-staff game': Baldwin closes out 20-year basketball tradition
Education

'It's not your normal student-staff game': Baldwin closes out 20-year basketball tradition

Baldwin School students took on the staff on the basketball court for the final time Friday afternoon, closing out a 20-year tradition. It was the last game before the school closes at the end of this school year to make way for the new Baldwin K-5 school.

Health

Board of Health looks at transiton with long-time employee retiring

Director of Operations Leonard Schnellbecker plans to retire in December after 40 years with the Adams County Health Department.

Say farewell to Adams, Berrian and Dewey at open houses
Education

Say farewell to Adams, Berrian and Dewey at open houses

Sharing memories will be the goal of farewell open houses planned from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday for Adams School, from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday for Berrian School and from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, May 11, for Dewey School.

SkyWest boardings for March the highest for Quincy since 2014
Quincy News

SkyWest boardings for March the highest for Quincy since 2014

SkyWest Airlines boardings in Quincy surged in March to the highest level in several years. There were 781 enplanements at Quincy Regional Airport in March on SkyWest flights, operating as United Express between Quincy and Chicago.