Category: News

Urbana Winter Sports Notebook

Photo | Dave Benham Senior Wyatt Scates is in the Hawks’ starting lineup and wrestling team captain.

Senior Rebounds From Injury to Bolster Defending State Champion Girls’ Track Lineup A year ago, Lydia Robling, who races everything from the 55-meter dash to the 800 run, was wrestling with doctors’ projections that she might never again be able…

Slow Food

Slow Food is an organization I believe in. It envisions a world in which all people can access and enjoy food that is good for them, good for those who grow it, and good for the planet. Recently I attended…

Eye on Art: Artisans Fill Our Countryside

Photo | Marylou Bono Located just 10 minutes from Urbana’s commercial center, Dusty Road Pottery on Linthicum Road is ceramic artist Jennifer Hamilton’s teaching studio and shop.

Building on the riches of the Montgomery County Agricultural Reserve, Countryside Artisans is a group of like-minded painters, farmers, potters, stonemasons, woodworkers, textile artists, glass blowers, jewelers, yarn dyers, ceramicists, photographers and wine and beer crafters—all following their creative passions…