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Looking Back: Pennsylvania RR Depot

The Pennsylvania Railroad Depot at 644 Miami Street was constructed in 1894. It served as a passenger and freight depot. The first photo (#A2395-1) ca. 1950 shows an eastbound passenger train at the depot with a flagman standing under the crossing light at Miami Street. There is a Railway Express truck at the curb. A portion of the overpass bridge of the Big Four Railroad is visible in the background.
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Local libraries kick off summer reading programs

Throughout the summer, libraries offer reading programs and a variety of free activities for people of all ages. Children, teens and adults are welcome to participate in the summer reading program at Champaign County Library, North Lewisburg Branch Library, St. Paris Public Library, Christiansburg Community Library and Mechanicsburg Public Library this summer.
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Vernon unveils cremation center

The Champaign County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Friday, May 20 for The Cremation Center by Vernon. The facility is located at 91 N. Ludlow Road, just north of the intersection of U.S. Route 36. Vernon Family Funeral Homes has proudly served Champaign County families with exceptional...
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Barns, buildings business opens

The Champaign County Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting Friday, May 20 for Dayton Barns and All Steel Buildings. The store recently opened its second location in Urbana at 955 N. Main St. Hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. to view their industry-leading metal buildings and barns. Pictured left to right: Jared Ledford, Raegan Williamson, Carrie Williamson, Mark Williamson, Eric Olson, JW Rucker, Richard Ebert, Beth McCain and Sara Neer.
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New restaurant in Urbana

The Champaign County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Friday, May 13 for Urbana’s new Venezuelan restaurant, Abuela’s Kitchen. Abuela’s Kitchen is a Latin American restaurant, family-owned, and has a welcoming atmosphere. The eatery is located at 23 Monument Square, Urbana, with the operating hours of Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday: 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday-Saturday 11 a.m.- 9 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and closed on Wednesdays. Website:
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During this year’s national Click It or Ticket seat belt campaign, which will take place May 23 through June 5, the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office will be teaming up with law enforcement nationwide for this life-saving campaign. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2019,...