Agendas: Village Board and Committee of the Whole meetings – 5/21/19

LANSING, Ill. (May 20, 2019) – Items for approval and discussion are included in the agendas posted below: Village Board—5/21/19 agenda (PDF) Committee of the Whole—5/21/19 agenda (PDF) The two meetings Primarily, Village Board meetings are for voting; Committee of the Whole meetings are for discussion. At each Village Board meeting, the Trustees are voting … Read more

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Heritage Middle School honors excellent students

Heritage Middle School

information provided by Heritage Middle School LANSING, Ill. (May 19, 2019) – Each month, teachers at Heritage Middle School choose students to receive a Heritage Excellence Award. The award designates students who are role models in terms of: positive attitude character behavior scholarship attendance The Heritage Excellence Award winners for the months of February, March, … Read more

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Lansing included in Community Stabilization Grants from IHDA

$250,000 granted through Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Program (APP) information provided by the Illinois Housing Development Authority CHICAGO, Ill. (May 20, 2019) – On May 17, the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) Board of Directors awarded funds to a 62 municipalities, counties, and land banks across Illinois to help spur community redevelopment through the … Read more

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The Lansing Journal journeys: Cape Cod Bay

submitted by June Cole Keep those Journals journeying! Where will your travels take you this summer? Bring The Lansing Journal along! Snap a photo and email it to us: info@thelansingjournal.com. Include the following info: The names of any people in the photo Info about where the photo was taken The name of the person who … Read more

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Fox Pointe 2019 events (updated May 2019)

Fox Pointe stage (Photo: Melanie Jongsma)

by Jennifer Yos LANSING, Ill. (May 19, 2019) – A few concerts have been added since this story originally posted in April. The current complete schedule is listed below: Wednesday Concert Series All programs in the Wednesday Concert Series are free admission. Concerts are scheduled from 7:00–9:30pm on the following Wednesdays. May 29: Hairbangers Ball … Read more

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Memorial Day service scheduled for Sunday, May 26

information provided by LVMCHG LANSING, Ill. (May 19, 2019) – The Lansing Veterans Memorial Ceremonial Honor Guard will honor deceased veterans from the Lansing community and our nation at their traditional Memorial Day ceremony on Sunday, May 26, at 2:00pm. The ceremony will be held at the Lansing Veteran’s Memorial located at the southeast corner … Read more

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By the way, Burnham Avenue is open again

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (May 18, 2019) – True to the April 30 predictions of the Lynwood Police Chief, Burnham Avenue is open again. Related Burnham Avenue construction begins April 1 (March 35 article) Burnham Avenue construction continues (May 2 article) Share the news:Follow

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Village organizes first community-wide garage sale June 8

Also June 8: Cruise Night and Cruise Night Concert by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (May 16, 2019) – Lansing will host its first community-wide garage sale on Saturday, June 8, and already 34 residents have signed up from across Lansing. Sales will run from 8:00am to 4:00pm. For participants who register before May 24, the … Read more

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Vehicle sticker payment options

Costs increase after July 1 by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (May 18, 2019) – Vehicle stickers went on sale in Lansing on May 1, and they will continue to be sold through the end of June. Stickers must be displayed before July 1. All motor vehicles in Lansing are required to display a sticker, whether … Read more

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Edge Adventure Parks host Salute to Service weekend

Saturday, May 25–Monday, May 27 information provided by Edge Adventure Parks CROWN POINT, Ind. (May 18, 2019) – All three Edge Adventure Parks are planning a special Memorial Day weekend that will benefit disabled American veterans. The parks will donate $1.00 from each ticket purchased for Saturday, May 25–Monday, May 27, to the Disabled American … Read more

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