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Icy Reminders of our Community

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The Urbana Golf Team, including Teagan Stephenson, Garrett Wrightson, Steven Mikk, Kevin Mikk, Kyle Jones, Luke Summers, Nicholas Han, Gage Parsons, Chris Barton, Jackson Galloway, Justin Hoopenrath, Madison Lewis, Meg Schlesinger (pictured here front row, pink shirt), Sarah Coughlin, and coaches Frank Ferrari, Joe Cook and Kay Cook, took the ALS ice bucket challenge to honor Urbana Highland’s resident David Schlesinger on Aug. 20.

ALS Ice Bucket challenges saturated our online news feeds for weeks, providing laughter and entertainment as friends, family and even celebrities react to the shock of icy water dousing their heads. But for Meg Schlesinger, who lives in the Urbana…

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Local Events Family Meal Joins Greater Urbana Area Food Bank for Fundraiser On Wednesday evening, Sept. 10, a Family Fun Community Restaurant will be hosted at Family Meal, 880 East Street in Frederick, to benefit the Greater Urbana Area Food…

Bike Rodeo for Fun and Safety

Photo | Kristy Crawford

During the First Annual Urbana Children’s Bike Rodeo, volunteer police officer Charles Hubbard from the Frederick Police Department shows a local child how to use proper hand signals while biking.

Local children of all ages, sizes and abilities enjoyed a warm summer afternoon in August at the First Annual Urbana Children’s Bike Rodeo. Held at the Urbana District Park, the free event offered an obstacle course, lessons on safe riding…

Local Chef Wins Award at Competition

Photo | Sally Alt

Chef Wu Shougong, owner of Urbana’s Babao restaurant, won third prize at the Sixth International Chinese Culinary Competition in the Shandong cuisine category at Times Square on June 26.

Urbana Chef Wu Shougong displayed his cooking talents at the Sixth International Chinese Culinary Competition at Times Square, Manhattan, at the end of June. Shougong, a chef and owner of the Babao restaurant on Fingerboard Road, won third place in…