Embree takes over at QPS Foundation
Education

Embree takes over at QPS Foundation

The Quincy Public Schools Foundation has a new face at its helm beginning Monday. Kent Embree has taken on the executive director's job held for the last 12 years by Julie Ross as the foundation looks to increase its impact in QPS and the Quincy community

Share your memories of St. Mary Hospital, Blessing at 14th
Quincy News

Share your memories of St. Mary Hospital, Blessing at 14th

As Blessing Health System plans demolition of the building later this year, we want to hear your memories and we will share them as part of an upcoming story.

MakerFest will showcase regional manufacturing and logistics businesses
Business

MakerFest will showcase regional manufacturing and logistics businesses

Area high school students and job seekers will be able to take advantage of the inaugural MakerFest on Oct. 18 at the Oakley-Lindsay Center. The event will showcase regional manufacturing and logistics businesses -- large and small.

Quincy News

Ready. Set. Grow! working to raise literacy rate for kids before kindergarten

Ready. Set. Grow! of West Central Illinois works with parents to address the word gap that can develop in children before kindergarten.

ArtFest, Folk Life Festival offer exhibits, hands-on work
Quincy News

ArtFest, Folk Life Festival offer exhibits, hands-on work

QUINCY -- Art and history were complimentary attractions Saturday as the Quincy Art Center's ArtFest and the Quincy Museum's Folk Life Festival drew crowds to the area near 16th Street between Maine and Jersey. Kim Gilbert brought grandchildren Ashton and

Quincy Alzheimer's walk seeks funds for a cure
Quincy News

Quincy Alzheimer's walk seeks funds for a cure

QUINCY -- Alzheimer's disease often makes people feel powerless, but about 500 people at Quincy's Alzheimer's Walk on Saturday felt empowered to speak out about the disease.

ON THE AIR: Broadcasting the future for QU students
Education

ON THE AIR: Broadcasting the future for QU students

QUINCY -- Broadcasting the future for QU students

Stupavsky buying CYO gym, plans to lease space
Quincy News

Stupavsky buying CYO gym, plans to lease space

Jeff Stupavsky has a deal to buy the Catholic Youth Organization gymnasium at 700 Broadway. "Sept. 29th is our closing date," Stupavsky said.

Quincy News

Inaugural suicide prevention gala raises $40K

A first-time gala to support suicide prevention recently raised almost $40,000 for the Adams County Suicide Prevention Coalition. "Behind the Mask: A Night in Venice" was held Saturday, Sept. 9, and tickets sold out three weeks early.

Community 'all on the same page' with library's Big Read
Quincy News

Community 'all on the same page' with library's Big Read

The Quincy Public Library kicked off the Big Read on Thursday night at Upper Moorman Park with live music, refreshments and free books. This year's Big Read selections are "Five Skies," "Flat Stanley Goes Camping" and "Hatchet."