• News for Press Release

    Friday, June 14, 2019
    The City of Carbondale is partnering with Southern Illinois University to bring the annual fireworks display back to campus. You can catch this year's show on Thursday, July 4 at 9:15 p.m. Parking will be available at the Banterra Center lots.     The partnership between the City and SIU celebrates Saluki tradition, pride and promise throughout the last 150 years. In the event of rain, the ...read more
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    Friday, June 14, 2019
    Carbondale City Hall will be closed to the public for part of the day on Wednesday, June 19 for training. Walk-in customer service will not be available on this day from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Utility bill payments may be made online at the City's website, placed in the dropbox or in person after 1 p.m. If you have questions, call (618) 549-5302. “Carbondale prides itself on providing its visitors, ...read more
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    Thursday, June 13, 2019
    Home2 Suites by Hilton Carbondale Illinois Celebrates Grand OpeningThursday, June 20 at 4:30 P.M., Ribbon Cutting at 5:00 P.M.200 West Elm Street, Carbondale, IL 62901  Members of the Carbondale Business Community are invited to a Grand Opening - Open House on Thursday, June 20 from 4:30 P.M.– 6:30 P.M. A Carbondale Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting will be held at 5:00 P.M. Food, fun, and ...read more
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    Monday, June 10, 2019
    Centerstone, a national leader in behavioral health care, will host Providing Trauma Informed Care training on Tuesday, June 18, from 8-9:30 a.m. at Centerstone, 2311 South Illinois Avenue, Carbondale, in the large group room.Julie Bailey, MA, LCPC, CADC, is a clinical coordinator with Centerstone and serve as the presenter. There is no cost to attend, but all participants must register at ...read more
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    Thursday, June 06, 2019
    Fresh off of the release of their debut studio album “Foundations of Modern Funk,” Lucas Feather and the Underclassmen will take The Varsity stage for an album release show.  The band plays an energetic mix of funk, bluegrass, rock and soul.  The concert is at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 29. Bluegrass and roots fiddle player Beth Davis will open.  Lucas Feather and the Underclassmen began at ...read more
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    Monday, June 03, 2019
    In support of World No Tobacco Day, Jackson County Health Department would like to celebrate the Smoke-Free Illinois Act, SFIA. The SFIA was enacted on January 1, 2008 to aid in the fight against secondhand smoke exposure. A 2006 report by the U.S. Surgeon General revealed 2,900 Illinoisans die every year as a result of secondhand smoke exposure. Illinois’ response in the form of the SFIA ...read more
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    Friday, May 31, 2019
    A special movie event will open The Varsity’s Peripheral Vision Film Series summer schedule. Director and producer Reiko Aylesworth will present her first short feature, “Veronica,” on Thursday, June 13. Aylesworth will introduce the film and lead a question-and-answer session after the screening.“Veronica” has been shown in more than 12 global film festivals and was featured on Cannes film fest ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 29, 2019
    The City of Carbondale, Carbondale Park District and SIU Student Recreation Center are excited to announce Fresh Fitness will return to Turley Park this summer. The exercise classes will be held every Saturday in June during the Carbondale Farmer's Market from 10-11 a.m. SIU fitness instructors will teach a variety of cardio and strength training classes throughout the five week program.   No ...read more
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