I am proud of this community

Having been blessed to be part of a Bicentennial Family Farm and having spent nearly half of my adult life living in Urbana, I needed to comment on th...

October 11th, 2019 |  


Balloon Fest was a big success

Grimes Field was alive and bustling this past week-end as it welcomed visitors to the Balloon Fest - “A Hot Air Affair.” The balloons lit ...

October 10th, 2019 |  


Someone please help Urbana!

I have lived in Urbana most of my life and now work in a position to talk to a lot of local residents. We are wondering what happened to this town. Mo...

October 3rd, 2019 |  



Political signs violate city ordinance

The Urbana Wins Team is not following the ordinance regarding the 30-day rule for temporary signs. Looking into this matter, political signs fall unde...

October 1st, 2019 |  


Reiches support Bean

My husband and I have known Bill Bean for many years. Bill was born and raised in Urbana and grew up on the South end of town. We know him to be hard ...

September 24th, 2019 |  


Former Graham board member decries transportation decision

My name is Al Mitchell. I was a Graham school board member from 2008 to 2015. Like many of you, I don’t think it’s right for the Graham sc...

July 2nd, 2019 |  


Urbana shines in 27th CCPA Tour

Urbana was bustling this week-end as the 27th Annual Historic Home and Garden Tour welcomed visitors from surrounding communities as well as Illinois,...

July 2nd, 2019 |  


Celebrity Waiter dinner a success

On behalf of the entire Board of Trustees of the Cancer Association of Champaign County, I want to thank everyone who helped make our celebrity waiter...

June 28th, 2019 |  


Isolation will grow in senior population

Carol Marak’s article on isolated seniors (Urbana Daily Citizen, June 14, p. 4) covers most of the questions about the sources of their loneline...

June 17th, 2019 |  


Kudos to Rep. Vitale

On Wednesday May 29, 2019, the Ohio House of Representatives passed, with bi-partisan support, the Ohio Clean Air Program - HB6. Among the several pro...

June 3rd, 2019 |