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by Jim Siergey Artist Jim Siergey is sharing works from his nart series as individual nartoons in The Lansing Journal. His next gallery showing will be a collection of “Painted Objects” at Promise You Art House, 8830 Kennedy Avenue in Highland, Indiana. Related: What is ‘nart’? You’ll know it when you see it “Painted Objects”: … Read more

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Part-time summer jobs available at Calumet Memorial Park District

information provided by the Calumet Memorial Park District CALUMET CITY, Ill. (April 20, 2019) – The Calumet Memorial Park District is now accepting applications for part-time summer employment: Reception Desk Attendants Fitness Attendants Concessions Camp Counselors Lifeguards Applications are available at the Sandridge Community Center (600 Oglesby Avenue) and the Memorial Park Recreation Office (612 … Read more

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Obituary: Ann Sue Vanderbilt

October 14, 1928 – April 20, 2019 information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home Ann Sue Vanderbilt, age 90 of Griffith, IN, formerly of Lansing, IL, was called home to Heaven by our Lord and Savior on Saturday, April 20, 2019. She is survived by her sons: Dale (Darlene), James (Phyllis), Allan (Nancy), and Michael (Therese) … Read more

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Newest Chicagoland brewery trail follows historic road

information provided by Evil Horse Brewing Company CRETE, Ill. (April 18 , 2019) – Eight southside breweries have launched Chicagoland’s newest brewery trail. The trail follows the historic Dixie Highway from Beverly on the north to Crete on the south. Participating breweries on Dixie Highway itself are Horse Thief Hollow, Open Outcry Brewing Co., Blue … Read more

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Plan ahead for Good Neighbor Day Parade road closings

Saturday, May 4, 2:00pm–4:00pm by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (April 8, 2019) – The Lansing Police Department has sent information to Lansing businesses in preparation for next month’s Good Neighbor Day Parade. “This is a major annual event,” wrote Lt. Scott Bailey, “and should attract over 125 entries.” Bailey also let people know that because … Read more

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Obituary: Bonnie B. Wilford

information provided by the family Bonnie B. Wilford, of Easton, Maryland, formerly of Lansing, Illinois, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Thursday, April 4, 2019. Beloved wife of David Wilford. Loving mother of Edward (Elenor) Wilford, formerly of Lansing, IL, now in Cambridge, UK; and Heather (Jeff) Talbert, formerly of Lansing, IL, now in … Read more

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IDOT provides 5,000 trees to Illinois schools

Earth Day tradition replaces trees lost to construction, maintenance activities information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (April 2019) — The Illinois Department of Transportation once again distributed 5,000 seedlings to schools throughout the state last week in cooperation with Living Lands & Waters in honor of Earth Day on April 22. … Read more

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2019 Neighborhood Watch meetings

Neighborhood Watch

Location: Lansing Police Department (2710 170th Street) by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (April 21, 2019) – The Village of Lansing is divided into four beats, as shown on the map above. Each beat has a Neighborhood Watch meeting four times a year, led by a Lieutenant from the Lansing Police Department. This year all meetings … Read more

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New Siergey exhibit coming to Promise You Art House

“Painted Objects” opens April 27 by Melanie Jongsma HIGHLAND, Ind. (April 19, 2019) – Jim Siergey’s art will return to Promise You Art House on April 27 in the aptly named exhibit, “Painted Objects.” This new exhibit represents a shift in style from Siergey’s previous showing, “nart.” (See What is ‘nart’? You’ll know it when … Read more

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Grace Church’s Easter Extravaganza blessed with sunshine and smiles

‘We love being a good neighbor,’ explains Bill VanRamshorst by Jamilyn Hiskes LANSING, Ill. (April 20, 2019) – Hundreds of people, most of them young families, eagerly visited Grace Church on Indiana Avenue Saturday for its Easter Extravaganza. The event, which is put on every year by volunteers from the church, regardless of weather, included … Read more

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