Items tagged: Beardsley Park

Neighborhood Services Supports Neighborhood Based National Night Out Events

On August 1, 2023, several registered neighborhood groups hosted National Night Out events using up to $500 in small grant funds to cover costs. The $500 is in addition to the $5,000 per year registered groups can access to host neighborhood clean-up, beautification, and social events. Police, Fire, Equity and Engagement, and Neighborhood Services Neighborhood […]

ARREST MADE: Shooting Investigation – 1100 Block of Hickory Street

On July 1, 2020, at approximately 1:54 p.m., Champaign Police arrested Gofart Whitley, 66, of Champaign, for his alleged involvement in the shooting of a 73-year-old male on June 24. Whitley was arrested without incident at a private residence in the 1500 block of Kiler Drive. He was transported to the Champaign County Correctional Center […]

Shooting Investigation – 1100 Block of Hickory Street

On June 24, 2020, at approximately 5:40 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 1100 block of Hickory Street for a reported shooting. A short time later, police were notified a 73-year-old male had arrived at a local hospital with a serious gunshot wound to his abdomen. The victim was taken into surgery. The preliminary investigation […]

City, Park District Hold National Night Out Event

On Tuesday, August 1 the Neighborhood Services Department (NSD) partnered with the Champaign Park District to host the city-wide 2017 National Night Out celebration at Beardsley Park. Nearly 200 Champaign residents came out to enjoy a night out against crime. The Park District provided a bounce house and DJ while staff from NSD, Police, and Fire […]

Country Brook Summer Block Party

Country Brook Summer Block Party Representatives from the City Manager’s Office, Police and Neighborhood Services Departments assisted at the Champaign Park District’s Summer Block Party at Country Brook Apartments on Thursday, May 25. The Park District is hosting a series of block parties in partnership with the City in various neighborhoods throughout Champaign. The Country […]

2014 National Night Out

On Tuesday, August 5, the City of Champaign participated in the annual National Night Out Celebration.  7 neighborhood groups who are registered with the City applied for funds to help assist them with hosting of neighborhood-based events.  The Champaign Park District also hosted a Sounds at Sunset event in Douglass Park that ran concurrent with […]