There was no pomp or circumstance to Wednesday morning's flights at Quincy Regional Airport, as crews went about their work preparing the Tecnam P2012 Traveller aircraft for its inaugural departure from the regional airport.
Keith Harrison is proud of what the Quincy Breakfast Kiwanis Club is doing in this time of crisis surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. "It makes me feel good about the Quincy community," said Harrison, who is president of the social service organization.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Wednesday the formation of a new relief fund to support artists and performers who have been temporarily put out of work by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Judy Taylor doesn't have to look far to find signs of spring.
"I have daffodils blooming," the Quincy woman said. "Hope is in the air!"
Thurman Munger may have best captured what life has been like during the COVID-19 pandemic for those connected with the city's essential services. Munger, a Quincy Fire Department captain, says there is an overriding sense of urgency.
A June jury trial has been set for the Quincy man accused in the 2019 strangulation death of another Quincy man.
The Blessing Foundation announced that it is has established the Community Spirit Fund to assist the community and Blessing patients with urgent financial needs brought on by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Quincy High School teacher Stacie Niffen says there's some important things to understand as Illinois shifts to "remote learning days" for students.
Memorial Hospital will be able to start testing for COVID-19 when it receives rapid testing supplies.