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
ANOTHER significant step is being taken in ongoing efforts by the state of Illinois and federal agencies to modernize and rehabilitate the Illinois Veterans Home campus in Quincy to ensure the comfort and care of residents living there. The state last mon
INDEPENDENCE Day celebrations in Quincy on Wednesday blended patriotism and gratitude for those who have served, with special emphasis on the Illinois National Guard that helped fight the flood of 1993. Retired Maj. Gen. Don Lynn, who commanded about 7,00
A NONPROFIT group has moved one step closer to owning Jensen Woods Camp near Timewell. The Jensen Camp Foundation has raised about half of the $500,000 needed as a down payment on the 550-acre camp by the end of this month.
The editorial appeared in the Baltimore Sun. THE killing of five of our colleagues at the Annapolis Capital Gazette and the shooting of several more is heartbreaking. Reports from Capital Gazette staffers about the scene -- a gunman shooting through a gla
This editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune. JUSTICE Anthony Kennedy's announcement Wednesday of his retirement comes with the ink barely dry on several crucial decisions enabled by President Trump's choice of the conservative Neil Gorsuch for the U.S
This editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune. IN THE modern world, people have largely adjusted to the realization that they can't hide. Someone -- Google, Apple, Verizon, any number of app makers -- knows an enormous amount about them, including where t
THE fabulous growth of the Quincy Breakfast Optimist Club Soap Box Derby is a testament to the community rallying behind a worthy, well-organized cause. The two-day Quincy event earlier this month drew a record 210 participants. That's more than two-and-a