What to value about America

What to value about America

Sometimes, you just need to step back. The political conversations I hear these days are strikingly negative, dominated by what’s amiss in Washi...

March 4th, 2020 |  


Vote for a new Urbana Champaign County Senior Center

Since becoming members of the senior center, our lives have been enriched immensely. There’s always plenty of fun activities to do with friends....

March 4th, 2020 |  


Eat fewer trans or saturated fats for heart health

Eat fewer trans or saturated fats for heart health

Question: I’m focusing on improving my nutrition as part of my overall health resolutions for this year. Do you have any tips on how to make hea...

March 4th, 2020 |  



Sullenberger thanks community

Thank you to all who attended my retirement ceremony, including family, friends, the citizens of Christiansburg and surrounding area, and my co-worker...

March 3rd, 2020 |  


UU hosts Nonviolent Communication Class

Urbana University, a branch campus of Franklin University, will host a free 6-week Nonviolent Communication Class beginning Monday, March 16. Classes ...

March 3rd, 2020 |  


Fighting maternal and infant mortality

Fighting maternal and infant mortality

We know we have a serious problem with infant mortality and maternal mortality in Ohio and around the country – and that we see huge disparities...

March 3rd, 2020 |  


Without civility, our system doesn’t work

Without civility, our system doesn’t work

When he was just a young teenage schoolboy, George Washington sat down and copied out 110 “Rules of Civility & Decent Behavior.” Many ...

March 2nd, 2020 |  


A February full of former freshmen

With relatively equal parts of cheer and dread, my annual calendar flipped to an astonishing 72 last week. Kicking off the observance of the 50th anni...

March 2nd, 2020 |  


Finances top concerns of retired women

Finances are the top concern for most women 55 and over. Last week, a research project by the National Council on Aging announced “unsurprising&...

March 1st, 2020 |  


New nutrition labels reflect more accurate serving sizes

New nutrition labels reflect more accurate serving sizes

Question: There seems to be something different about the nutrition label on some of the foods I’ve purchased lately. Did the labels change?Answ...

February 26th, 2020 |