Serve Illinois asks people to give back on MLK Day of Service

Monday, January 21, 2019 information provided by Serve Illinois SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 15, 2019) – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service is January 21, 2019. Serve Illinois encourages people across Illinois to take part in the day of service by volunteering in their community. Dr. King said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: … Read more

Illinois Governor’s Mansion awarded LEED certification

$15 million privately-funded ‘People’s House’ renovation delivers energy-efficient building to the people of the State information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 10, 2019) – First Lady Diana Rauner announced today that the Illinois Governor’s Mansion received a LEED Silver designation from the U.S. Green Building Council. The designation, which follows … Read more

Passport services still available at post offices during shutdown

information provided by the United States Postal Service BEDFORD PARK, Ill. (January 10, 2019) — Postal Service passport facilities continue to provide services to customers as normal during the federal government shutdown. The U.S. State Department is still processing passport applications, the agency announced last week. Processing times remain 4-6 weeks for routine service and … Read more

A year of firsts

2018 in Lansing, Illinois by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 2019) – The Lansing Journal published 1,074 articles in 2018, averaging 89.5 stories each month. Our least prolific month (July, for some reason) saw 64 stories published; our busiest month (September) boasted 113. All those articles were “Lansing news” —they were stories that happened in … Read more

Lansing resident’s nonprofit to host Truth and Reconciliation Summit

Monday, January 21, 2019, 8:00am–4:30pm information provided by the Darren B. Easterling Center for Restorative Practices CHICAGO, Ill. (January 5, 2019) – On Monday, January 21, 2019, the Darren B. Easterling Center for Restorative Practices (The Center) will host its second Truth and Reconciliation Summit from 8:00am to 4:30pm in the Skyline Conference Room of … Read more

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