glen carbon: Ginger Creek Open House in Glen Carbon, IL, Sunday, Aug. 4, 1 -3 p.m. - 08/03/19 09:20 AM
Have you been looking for a home in the Ginger Creek neighborhood in Glen Carbon, IL?
Join us for an Open House from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, August 4. 2019 to see this classic five bedroom, four bath Edwardsville School District home with more than 4,000 square feet of space. 
The address is 15 Ginger Crest Drive, Glen Carbon, IL 62034. The home is perfect for commuters, just 2 miles from I-270 for easy trips to St. Louis, MO and Madison or St. Clair counties and Scott Air Force Base (SAFB). It's located off of IL-157 near shopping, dining and services … (5 comments)

glen carbon: Open House Sunday September 15: 448 Glen Crossing Rd., Glen Carbon, IL - 09/12/13 02:58 AM
Open House:  448 Glen Crossing Rd., Glen Carbon, IL. Sunday, September 15, 2013 from 1 to 3 p.m. 

Four bedrooms, hardwood floors, huge kitchen, sunroom and garage are just some of the highlights. This all-brick home sits on nearly an acre very close to I-270 and IL-159 -- a great spot for commuters.  Visit for details. 

glen carbon: Census Figures Show Population Growth in Many Madison County Cities - 02/25/11 03:51 AM
The 2010 Census figures have been released and many Madison County, Illinois cities, towns and villages continued to grow in the last decade:
Maryville grew by 61 percent from 2000 to 2010 to 7,487 residents. The village of Glen Carbon saw its population rise by 24 percent to 12,934. (That's the Glen Carbon covered bridge to the right.) Troy added 16 percent more residents to reach 9,888. Edwardsville grew by 13 percent to 24,293. Collinsville added 3.5 percent, making it home to 25,579. While I am not a population trends expert -- and I don't play one on TV -- there … (0 comments)

glen carbon: Child Care Day Care Options in Edwardsville, Illinois - 08/11/10 05:40 PM
Child Care Day Care Options in Edwardsville, Illinois.
If you're like many of my clients, you're relocating to the Edwardsville and Glen Carbon Illinois area for job or family reasons. Relocation means not only finding the right home, but also finding all of the essential services necessary to carry on with your life as quickly and smoothly as possible.
For relocated parents, one of the first questions is, "Where do I begin to look for quality day care or after school care providers?"
Here's a list of places to begin your search. Those that have websites are linked directly to the … (5 comments)

glen carbon: Goshen Realty Group Profile: Glen Carbon, Illinois - 07/16/10 07:07 PM
As you might guess from this Illinois village's name, Glen Carbon once was home to a thriving coal mining industry in the late 19th century through the early part of the 20th century.
Before coal became king, the region was nicknamed the "Land of Goshen" by early settlers from Virginia who thought it resembled tales of the lush Biblical paradise of the same name.
In 1801, Col. Samuel Judy was granted 100 acres of land, becoming the first non-native settler in Madison County, where Glen Carbon is located today. Judy later served in Illinois' first legislature, which convened in Kaskaskia to … (0 comments)

glen carbon: Glen-Ed Last Night 2009 in Edwardsville and Glen Carbon, IL - 12/29/09 06:22 AM
New Year's Eve is celebrated in many different ways here in the Land of Goshen -- St. Louis' Illinois suburbs.
For several years in a row, I've snuggled up on the sofa with the Twilight Zone marathon playing on the SciFi Network. Not the most exciting of activities, I'll admit.
This year, I'm suggesting a visit to Glen-Ed Last Night.
Held at the YMCA Meyer Center, 7348 Goshen Road in Edwardsville, the celebration of the last night of 2009 is a family-friendly, alcohol-free party that benefits some of the area's most deserving charities.
Last year's Glen-Ed Last Night raised $10,000, … (0 comments)

glen carbon: Glen Carbon, Illinois Named Among Best Places to Live by Money Magazine - 07/14/09 07:14 AM
We knew it all along, of course, but it's nice to hear someone else say it:  Glen Carbon, Illinois has been named among Money Magazine's Top 100 Places to Live. 
The publication's researchers fanned out across the country this year to find America's top small towns. They looked at housing, school districts, employment figures, crime and a variety of other indicators to come out with the Top 100 list.
Glen Carbon began life as a 19th-century coal mining village here in southwestern Illinois. Today the vibrant community is close to Southern Illinois University at Edwardsvillle and is a commuter's dream with … (2 comments)

glen carbon: The Yanda Log Cabin Opens for the Season - 04/18/09 04:22 PM
Yanda Log Cabin Opens for 2009The historic Yanda Log Cabin in Old Town Glen Carbon (pictured right) is now open for the season. 
The cabin and grounds are available for rent for special events. Call 288-7271 for reservation information.
The Yanda Log Cabin is located at 148 South Main Street in Glen Carbon. Built by Austrian immigrant and blacksmith William Yanda in 1853, the cabin is a beloved relic from the region's past.Glen Carbon's Arbor Day Ceremony, April 25Think green this spring by attending the village's annual tree planting ceremony.
The Arbor Day event will be led by the Mayor, who will host a ribbon … (2 comments)

glen carbon: March Events at the Glen Carbon Centennial Library - 03/03/09 05:28 AM
March is coming in like a lion at the award-winning Glen Carbon Centennial Library.
Get ready to release your tensions at a series of free yoga classes. Bring your own mat and enjoy the sessions held at 6:30 p.m. tonight, March 3, and again on the 17th and 31st.
Would you like to join the Library's Book Club?  The next meeting is March 10 at 6:30 p.m. This month's title is Loving Frank by Nancy Horan. New members are always welcome. 
If you have a soon-to-be-college-aged child you know what FAFSA means and you know it can be a daunting process to apply for … (0 comments)

glen carbon: Home For Sale: 228 Lake Hillcrest, Glen Carbon, IL 62034 - 12/10/08 05:04 PM

glen carbon: Attention Glen Carbon Gardeners - 08/09/08 03:51 AM
Glen Carbon, Illinois is beautiful anyway, but the G.L.E.N. (Gardening,Landscaping,Enhancing Nature) Committee is working to make it look even better.
They're hosting a special meeting at the Glen Carbon Community Center on August 13, 2008 at 7:00 p.m.
The committee will be viewing plans for the new village limits welcome signs and discussing landscaping ideas for these sites. 
The public -- and that means you -- is invited.
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