Your Days are Numbered! Harrison and McKinley Schools on the city’s Southside to be demolished By Denise Jackson, 1st District Peoria City Council

On her visit to Peoria recently 17th District Congresswoman Cheri Bustos came bearing gifts. Bustos brought a long-awaited present to residents on Peoria’s Southside. She came bearing a $1 million dollar check from the federal government. The money will be used to demolish the old Harrison School on Krause Avenue. The old building has been … Continue reading Your Days are Numbered! Harrison and McKinley Schools on the city’s Southside to be demolished By Denise Jackson, 1st District Peoria City Council

Black Women Journalists Honored By Cassiette West-Williams

They were not forgotten, cast aside, or ignored. Two pioneering African American women of journalism were recently honored for their numerous contributions to international and national reporting during their era. From the mid-1940s until the early 1980s). The late Illinois-born Ethel L. Payne and Kentucky-born Alice Allison Dunnigan received posthumous honors from the White House … Continue reading Black Women Journalists Honored By Cassiette West-Williams

Tasty Garden Goodness By Candy Webb ‘A Plan for Healthy – How to Look and Feel Your Best Every Day’

Call it the Quarantine 15, the 29 pounds of COVID-Fat most people have put on since March 2020, or just that old-fashioned winter weight we seem to retain year after year. Whatever it is, we want it gone, and we want it gone now. Let’s look at how a weekly approach to change using one … Continue reading Tasty Garden Goodness By Candy Webb ‘A Plan for Healthy – How to Look and Feel Your Best Every Day’

The Ban On Russian Athletes By Mark Hollis

The fallout from the recent invasion by Vladimir Putin’s Russian troops into Ukraine has triggered an outcry from the world of sports. The war crimes that are on display from cities such as Mariupol have been hard to watch. Every media outlet tells the story of families stripped from the lives they once knew to … Continue reading The Ban On Russian Athletes By Mark Hollis