Civil Air Patrol unit hosts Girl Scout Aviation Badge Day

information provided by Civil Air Patrol LANSING, Ill. (June 17, 2019) – On Saturday, June 8, members from Civil Air Patrol’s Thunder Composite Squadron based in Lansing hosted an “Aviation Day” at Lansing Municipal Airport. Aviation Day was designed to help Girl Scouts from Chicago’s Hegewisch neighborhood earn their Aviation Badge. The Girl Scouts’ visit … Read more

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The Lansing Journal journeys: Yellowstone National Park

submitted by Jane Addison Keep those Journals journeying! Across the country or across town—take an issue of The Lansing Journal along! Send us your photos, and include the following information: The names of any people in the photo Some information about the location The name of the person who took the photo We publish Lansing … Read more

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Thornton Township and TPC to host monthly Family Day

First one: this Sunday, June 23 information provided by Thornton Township OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. (June 17, 2019) – Thornton Township and The Pentecostal Church of Homewood-Flossmoor will partner together this Sunday in a Family Day event from 5:00–7:00pm. Because of the anticipated crowd, the event will be hosted at Iron Oaks, 20000 Western Avenue in … Read more

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Agendas: Village Board and Committee of the Whole meetings – 6/18/19

LANSING, Ill. (June 17, 2019) – Items for approval and discussion are included in the agendas posted below: Village Board—6/18/19 agenda (PDF) These are items that were discussed at the previous Committee of the Whole meeting and are now up for vote. Committee of the Whole—6/18/19 agenda (PDF) These are new items brought to the … Read more

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Helping kids cope with disaster

IEMA offers tips information provided by the Illinois Emergency Management Association SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (June 15, 2019) – Children may experience distress when directly witnessing a disaster, coping with the loss of a family or friend, dealing with the ongoing stress of temporary living conditions, or facing the challenges to returning to pre-flood disaster life conditions. … Read more

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Free STEM program offered this summer

Law & Civics, Reading & Writing Institute (LCRWI) partners with Thornton Township information provided by Thornton Township RIVERDALE, Ill. (June 16, 2019) – Residents from all 17 Thornton Township municipalities are invited to participate in a new community STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program this summer. Residents with children ages 8 months to 6 … Read more

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The Lansing Journal journeys: Mackinac Island

submitted by Kris O’Connor Kris O’Connor took a break from her salon—Classy Cuts (3365 Ridge Road)—to celebrate her 20th anniversary with her husband Brodie. They traveled to Mackinac Island, Michigan—and to make the occasion even more celebrative, they took along The Lansing Journal. “It is hilarious—” wrote Kris, “everybody that sees my Lansing Journal thinks … Read more

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Moving Tiny Town

Special use permit granted for business expansion by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (June 14, 2019) – Following an extensive question-and-answer session during the May 21 Committee of the Whole meeting, approval was granted at the June 4 Village Board meeting for Tiny Town Nursery School to move to 18144 Glen Terrace, which is zoned as … Read more

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Lansing library participating in 7th annual geocaching event

by Jamilyn Hiskes LANSING, Ill. (June 14, 2019) — For those who have always wanted to participate in a treasure hunt but have never gotten the chance, the 7th Annual ATLAS Multi-Library Geocaching Event could be the perfect way to fulfill that desire. The Lansing Public Library will be participating in the event — which … Read more

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