Village Board reviewing ‘Unlawful Advertising’ code

Current code prohibits businesses from advertising gambling by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (February 14, 2018) – At the February 6 Committee of the Whole meeting, Village Attorney Matt Welch listed a number of amendments that he is proposing be conglomerated into one ordinance. One area of concern is found in Chapter 6 (Advertising) of the … Read more

Scenes from the Lansing Roundball Classic

Oak Glen wins the championship game; the Lansing community wins much more photos and captions by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (February 13, 2018) – The ninth annual Lansing Roundball Classic ended with 6,730 food items donated to the Lansing Food Pantry, thousands of dollars donated to Lansing charitable causes, and awards for all the kids … Read more

Why Blacks are choosing Lansing

Safety, schools, and shops are all factors in suburban migration By Patricia Muhammad LANSING, Ill. (February 2018) – Since the mid-1990s, the south suburbs—including Lansing, South Holland, Harvey, Homewood, and Matteson—have seen an influx of African-Americans. The demolition of public housing during the Daley era was a major factor that pushed thousands of African-Americans out … Read more

Schultz Insurance celebrates 95 years


Real estate, postal service, dry goods, and insurance—Lansing’s oldest family business is still insuring Lansing families by Carrie Steinweg This article is part of a series featuring businesses that have at least a 50-year history in Lansing. To submit a local business for consideration, email The Lansing Journal. LANSING, Ill. (January 23, 2018) – Family … Read more

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