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Posted on: October 17, 2018

City of Carbondale Seeking Ideas for Future Improvement Projects

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale wants to hear from you. Residents are encouraged to share input and ideas with the City for future projects and improvements.

This input is an important part of the City’s budgeting process...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: October 11, 2018

City of Carbondale Mourns the Loss of SIU Chancellor Carlo Montemagno

Carlo Montemagno

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale is saddened to learn of the passing of Southern Illinois University Chancellor Carlo Montemagno.

Over the last year, the City has worked closely with Chancellor Montemagno to build and stre...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: October 11, 2018

City of Carbondale to Close Intersection for Sanitary Sewer Replacement

Road Closure

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CARBONDALE –The City of Carbondale will begin the replacement of the sanitary sewer along Oak Street on Tuesday, October 23.

Due to this work, Wall Street will be closed to through traffic from Main Street to Walker Avenue fr...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: October 10, 2018

City Clerk's Office Closed October 15-19

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The Carbondale City Clerk's Office will be closed the third week of October due to offsite training. 

Walk-in customer service will not be available October 15-19 while staff is away. The closure does no...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Mayor Henry Announces Trick-or-Treat Hours for Carbondale

Trick-or-Treat Hours

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – Carbondale Mayor John “Mike” Henry is excited to announce trick-or-treat hours for Halloween.

Kids can trick-or-treat throughout Carbondale on Wednesday, October 31 from 5-8 p.m. Resi...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: October 1, 2018

Fire Department Selling Breast Cancer Awareness T-shirts

Breast Cancer Shirts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – Carbondale Fire Department Local 1961 is selling pink t-shirts during the month of October to raise awareness for breast cancer.

T-shirts are $20 each and are available in a variety of sizes. Proceeds will suppor...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: August 20, 2018

Public Notice of Petition Packets for 2019 Municipal Election

City Council Election Packets

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CARBONDALE – Petition packets for the upcoming 2019 City Council elections will be available in the City Clerk's Office on Tuesday, August 28.

The 2019 Candidate's Guide is available online at https://elections.il.g...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2018

Downtown Streetscape Ribbon Cutting

Downtown Streetscape Ribbon Cutting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale is teaming up with the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce and Carbondale Main Street to celebrate the completion of phase two of the Downtown Streetscape Improvements Project.&nbs...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Fire Department Selling Breast Cancer Awareness T-shirts

Breast Cancer Shirts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – Carbondale Fire Department Local 1961 is selling pink t-shirts during the month of October to raise awareness for breast cancer.

T-shirts are $20 each and are available in a variety of sizes. Proceeds will support the SIH ...

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Fire
Posted on: June 13, 2018

Severe Weather

Carbondale Severe Weather

Families can - and do - cope with disaster by preparing in advance and working together as a team. Follow these steps to create your disaster plan. Knowing what to do is your best protection and your responsibility.

4 Steps to Safety 

1. Find out w...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Promotional Pinning Ceremony

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Mike Hertz was promoted from Assistant Fire Chief to Fire Chief, Aaron Hine and Mike Rishel were promoted from Fire Captains to Assistant Fire Chiefs, and Rob Miller, D.W. Presley, and Carl Sisk were promoted from Fire Fighters to Fire Captains.

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

U.S. Census Bureau Hiring

Census Jobs

The U.S. Census Bureau is hiring a variety of temporary jobs, including census takers, recruiting assistants, office staff and supervisory staff to help get the word out about the 2020 Census. To be eligible, you must be at least 18-years-old, have a vali...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

Personal Safety for Women

Personal Safety for Women

Did you know we offer Personal Safety classes for women? Learn hands-on techniques for escaping from an attacker during our workshop sessions.

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

National Drug Take Back Day to be Held on Oct. 27

Drug Take-Back Day

The Carbondale Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration are teaming up to host a National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 27.

Bring your expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs (pills and patches only) for disp...

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Police
Posted on: October 16, 2018

Volunteers Needed to Help with Pumpkin Patrol

Pumpkin Patrol

The City of Carbondale Police Department is looking for volunteers to help with trick-or-treating on Wednesday, October 31 from 4-8 p.m. 

Volunteers known as "Pumpkin Patrols" are placed in areas of the community where kids participate i...

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Police
Posted on: June 13, 2018

Citizen's Police Academy

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Get a first-hand look at the work officers perform on a daily basis by signing up for our Citizen's Police Academy.

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News Flash

Posted on: October 10, 2018

Armed Robbery Investigation

On
10-10-2018 at about 3:15 a.m., officers with the City of Carbondale PoliceDepartment responded to ZX Gas Station, located at 912 West Main Street in
Carbondale.  Officers learned an unknownsuspect displayed a firearm and demanded money. ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2018

Attempted Business Burglary Investigation

On 10-05-2018 at about 3:39 a.m., officers with the City of Carbondale
Police Department responded to a burglary alarm at Rural King, located at 1702 WestMain Street in Carbondale.  Officers learned an unknown suspect(s) used
force to enter t...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 2, 2018

Unlawful Use of Debit Card Investigation

The City of Carbondale Police Department is
seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects in an unlawful use ofdebit card investigation
 at Roll N Up Liquors, 600 East Main
Street.  On 07-26-2018 the suspect,pict...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2018

Pumpkin Patrol

 

<_o3a_p>The City of Carbondale Police Department is looking for volunteers this Halloween. On Wednesday, October 31, 2018, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., the police department will be sponsoring a Halloween safety patrol called “Pumpkin Patrol&a...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 13, 2018

Citizen's Polcie Academy

The
Carbondale Police Department is taking applications for the Basic CitizensPolice Academy classes. The purpose of the Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA) is to
develop positive relations, better understanding and communications between thepo...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 7, 2018

Retail Theft Investigation

The City of Carbondale Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects in a retail theft investigation at Macy’s, 1237 E Main, Carbondale, IL.   The suspects, pictured below, concealed merchandise ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 7, 2018

Retail Theft Investigation

The City of Carbondale Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects in a retail theft investigation at Kroger, 501 N. Giant City Rd., in Carbondale, IL.  On 08-06-2018 at 12:40p.m the two suspects, pictur...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 6, 2018

Retail Theft Investigation

The City of Carbondale Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects in a retail theft investigation at Best Buy (1270 E Main) Carbondale, IL.   The suspects, pictured below, concealed merchandise and left...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 5, 2018

Hit and Run Traffic Crash

On 09-05-18 at approximately 11:47 a.m., officers with the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the Carbondale Middle School, 1150 East Grand Avenue, in reference to a hit and run traffic crash. Officers learned from witnesses that a subject ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: August 27, 2018

Aggravated Battery with Firearm Investigation

On 08-25-18 around 1:20 a.m., officers with the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale Emergency Department regarding a male who arrived at the hospital with a life-threatening gunshot wound. Officers identified ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: August 17, 2018

Aggravated Discharge of Firearm Investigation and Arrest

On 08-17-18 around 2:20 a.m., an officer with the City of Carbondale Police Department heard and responded to gunfire in the area of North Wall Street at East Oak Street. Officers learned from a resident in the 400 block of East Oak Street that their resi...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2018

Fatal Traffic Crash Investigation

On 08-13-2018 at 7:55 p.m., officers of the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the 500 block of North Wall Street regarding a traffic crash involving a pedestrian. Upon arrival, officers located a 5 year old male child who had been struck b...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Retail Theft Investigation

The City of Carbondale Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects in a retail theft investigation at Best Buy, 1270 East Main Street. On 04-21-18 at about 6:10 p.m., a male and female, pictured below, concealed ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2018

Arrest Warrant Obtained for Man in Connection to Aggravated Battery With a Firearm Incident

On 08-06-18, detectives with the City of Carbondale Police Department applied for and were granted an arrest warrant for Nicholas A. M. Hastings, age 23 of Carbondale, in connection with the shooting incident that occurred 08-03-18 in the 800 block of Wes...

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