Schneider cared about animals’ welfare

The Champaign County Humane Association, Inc. Board of Trustees and the animals housed at Paws Animal Shelter in the past, present, and in the future ...

May 19th, 2016 |  


Our mental health: Care for the youths

May is Mental Health Month and nearly one in five, almost 20 percent, of Ohioans experience some type of mental illness or emotional disturbance each ...

May 19th, 2016 |  


Why food safety is vital during pregnancy

Why food safety is vital during pregnancy

Question: Why are pregnant women at greater risk of foodborne illness?Answer: When a woman becomes pregnant, she undergoes all sorts of physical chang...

May 16th, 2016 |  



School project drawing concern

All this waste that is going on within the Urbana school district - I can’t believe I am the only one who is appalled by the way this new school...

May 16th, 2016 |  


Boomer Blog: Out of the books for babes

Many of us relish reading aloud to the munchkins in our lives. Rhythm and word choice in some books make them downright entertaining to read; Go, Dog....

May 15th, 2016 |  


Take another look at UHS plans for Castle building

If I would have known then what I know now, I might not have encouraged the Urbana City Schools to save the old castle building. From the illustrative...

May 12th, 2016 |  


Medical marijuana bill has problems

Medical marijuana bill has problems

While I am not against the use of medical marijuana if it is used, dispensed and administered the proper way, there are problems with this bill that c...

May 11th, 2016 |  


Boomer Blog: There’s a first time for everything

There have probably been no more “firsts” than usual lately, but somehow I have noticed a string of them. My almost five-year-old grandnie...

May 8th, 2016 |  


Mercy Health supports MOLST legislation

Talking about death is difficult. As technology advances and new interventions emerge, those conversations get more complex. But dying is as natural a...

May 5th, 2016 |  


Right to Life thanks 5K participants

Champaign County Right to Life would like to thank the runners, walkers and cyclists who came out for the annual 5K Run/Walk/Bike on a rainy Saturday ...

May 5th, 2016 |