SPRINGFIELD ? The New England Women?s and Men?s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced its 2014 Academic All-Conference Teams, with 55 student-athletes from Springfield College participating in fall sports earning recognition for their efforts in the classroom.Springfield College women?s cro...
Springfield's Lincoln Museum Has Holiday Events
Book and socks collection, family events part of Lincoln museum holiday lineup in Springfield
A La Carte: Wasabi Japanese Kitchen opens Thursday
WASABI JAPANESE KITCHEN opens Thursday at 2312 Wabash Ave., bringing customer-designed Japanese dishes in a fast-food format to Springfield.The cafeteria line format walks patrons through a build-your-own rice bowl or several a la carte selections, which include sushi.Hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Dine-in, takeout and drive-thru are available. Phone: 670-1438.Owners Steve Zhao and Terry Wu ...
Top high school football single-game performances of 2014
MaxPreps presents the top individual statistical performances for the 2014 season based on statistics reported by coaches to MaxPreps. Only stats reported to our site are eligible for inclusion. Passing Yards Stat Star - Jorge Amaya (739 yds. passing & 5 TD) 289 views1:30 739 - Jorge Amaya, Hawkins (Los Angeles) 659 - Tucker Israel, Lake Nona (Orlando, Fla.) 655 - Keats Calhoon, Victory ...
Last-minute holiday wines to try
This week?s selections include a $12 cab sauv from Chile.
Local Business Notes: Hay-Edwards building to be auctioned in January
The former HAY-EDWARDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL in Springfield is going up for auction next month.Public Asset Services Corp., the Chicago-based group that purchased the school at 400 W. Lawrence Ave. for $535,000 in 2002, has put the school turned state office space turned vacant building up for sealed bids through Jan. 22, according to marketing materials.As it happens, 2014 marks the 100th ...
Flu hitting earlier this year; numbers up at both local hospitals
The numbers from Springfield hospitals indicate that the flu may be worse this year than in the recent past."We're starting to be busier, but by all means it hasn't peaked," said Dr. Timothy Harvey, medical director of Memorial Medical Center's emergency department.Added Amy Jones, executive director of the emergency room at HSHS St. John's Hospital, "Flu is definitely on the rise." [...]
A La Carte: Custom Cup Coffee opens in downtown Springfield
CUSTOM CUP COFFEE opened its first retail site in downtown Springfield this week.Owners Brent and Kendra Boesdorfer said the shop at 321 E. Monroe St. will provide a new market for their small-batch, locally roasted beans that have already earned a following from online sales and at farmers markets. "People say, I didn't know coffee could taste like this,'" said Brent Boesdorfer, who started ...
Man killed in car-vs.-pedestrian accident
SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP ? A resident of the Shady Oak Trailer Park was killed Wednesday during a car-versus-pedestrian accident, according to a La Porte County Sheriff's Department news release.
A La Carte: GenHkids, Stieren receive Golden Beet awards
The 2014 Golden Beet awards recognized a Springfield-based organization for teaching kids healthy lifestyle habits and area resident Pat Stieren for three decades of working to strengthen local food systems.This is the third year the Illinois Stewardship Alliance has issued awards recognizing innovative practitioners and pioneers of local food across the state."The local food movement, in many ...