Deadline extended again for Senior and Senior Freeze Exemption applications

Applications postmarked by Friday, March 30, will be on time information provided by the Cook County Assessor’s Office CHICAGO, Ill. (March 17, 2018) – Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios announced that his office has again extended the deadline for the Senior Citizen Exemption and Senior Freeze Exemption renewal applications and new applications for Tax Year … Read more

Grace Church installs Leroy Childress as Senior Pastor

information provided by Grace Church LANSING, Ill. (March 17, 2018) – On Sunday, March 4, Grace Church ordained and officially installed Leroy Childress Jr as their Senior Pastor. He is the ninth pastor to serve in the 80-year history of the church. Rev. Childress is originally from Baldwin, Michigan, and graduated from Eastern University. He … Read more

‘U.S. History and Today’ coming to South Suburban College

March 27 at the South Holland campus information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (March 16, 2018) – It’s a three-hour seminar touring through Illinois community colleges that recounts the past 100 years of American history in news photos and Hollywood film clips. “U.S. History and Today” will be presented by the Continuing … Read more

IDOA now accepting specialty crop grant proposals

Applications for funds are due April 18 information provided by the Illinois Department of Agriculture SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (March 15, 2018) – In an effort to expand the availability of fresh, locally-grown produce and strengthen the competitiveness of the state’s specialty crop industry, the Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) plans to distribute more than $690,000 over … Read more

Always in fashion


Fashionette has been dealing in ‘classy classics’ for 65 years 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. (March 2018) – Jackie Protsman describes her mother, Florence Aumick, as … Read more

Village seeking more applicants

Soon-to-be-formed Human Relations Commission needs wider representation by Ashlee De Wit LANSING, Ill. (March 2018) – Ten Lansing residents have submitted applications for the Human Relations Commission so far, but Director of Communications Ken Reynolds would like to see many more completed before the interview process begins. The application was released to the public at … Read more

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