• News for Community

    Thursday, August 22, 2019
    Heading south on Wall Street, approaching Grand Avenue, you come over a hill and the scene on the right is filled with clusters of white on green: the bushes along the Wall & Grand Apartments are Limelight Hydrangeas, specifically Hydrangea paniculata ‘Limelight’.  They caught the attention of the Keep Carbondale Beautiful Board and earned the SIU Physical Plant Service the Bright Spot Award for ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, August 12, 2019
    The City of Carbondale is launching a new Citizens Academy program beginning this Fall. The six-week program is designed to give residents an inside look at city government. “This program will allow residents a behind the scenes look at daily operations of the City and hopefully develop a greater understanding of how our city works," said Carbondale City Manager Gary Williams. Classes will be ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 07, 2019
    The City of Carbondale will begin working on a street resurfacing project along West Freeman Street on Friday, August 9. Due to this work, there will be sidewalk closures and lane restrictions at various locations from Glenview Drive to Oakland Avenue. For more information, contact the City of Carbondale Engineering Division at (618) 457-3270. “Carbondale prides itself on providing its ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, August 05, 2019
    John Cherry led a group of concerned citizens and the community to make the Boys & Girls Club of Carbondale a reality for the youth more than 15 years ago.  He is known affectionately as the “Godfather” of the Boys & Girls Club.  His dedication to the organization goes on today.  The BGCSI, in celebrating the 15th Anniversary, will honor a community member who exemplifies John Cherry’s ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community