THIS week, the United Way of Adams County announced the start of its annual campaign, setting a goal that the organization believes is well within reach. The fundraising target for the annual campaign that runs through January is $1,050,000.
WHILE there are days set aside to honor retired and active-duty military personnel -- notably Memorial Day, the Fourth of July and Veterans Day -- the message of thanking those men and women for their service should echo all year. Heroes at Heartland is one
JUST down the street from a future Habitat for Humanity project at 622 Lind are other examples of how newly constructed homes can transform neighborhoods and how home ownership can transform lives. Quincy Area Habitat for Humanity will start building a ho
TWO bills overwhelmingly approved by the Illinois General Assembly and signed into law last week by Gov. Bruce Rauner are expected to expedite the rehabilitation of the Illinois Veterans Home campus in Quincy.
ONE of Quincy's nonprofit groups recently expanded its already considerable outreach in the community under a contract with the state. Bella Ease, the not-for-profit organization that operates Teen Reach locally, is now offering Family Focus services.
RESIDENTIAL upgrades in downtown Quincy are slowly changing things in an area where dwelling units have been on the decline for decades. During the early 1900s the central business districts in the core of most U.S. cities had a fair amount of residential