Warmer weather offers opportunities for winter leaf clean-up

December 13 is last day for this year’s leaf pick-up program by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (December 5, 2019) – At Tuesday night’s Committee of the Whole meeting, Building Commissioner Zoran Savic reminded people that the seasonal leaf pick-up program is coming to an end on December 13. “We’re asking all residents to step out … Read more

Lansing-opoly board games arrive in time for Christmas

Limited quantities available by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (December 5, 2019) – Just in time for holiday gift-giving, cases of Lansing-opoly board games arrived at the Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce. Chamber Director Amy Todd and Chamber Board President Susan Thompson posted the good news on Facebook along with information about how to pick up … Read more

Complete Count Committee working to get a complete count in Lansing

Lansing Public Library and Barber Rick’s are two hubs of information by Jennifer Pallay LANSING, Ill. (December 4, 2019) – When census time comes in 2020, Lansing will be ready with resources. 
Lansing’s Complete Count Committee includes representatives from throughout the village working together to spread the word about the importance of the 2020 census. … Read more

Candidate Pat O’Brien files first for Cook County State’s Attorney

Receives top-line ballot placement information provided by the Pat O’Brien Campaign CHICAGO, Ill. (December 3, 2019) – Monday morning, December 2, veteran prosecutor and former Cook County Circuit Court judge Pat O’Brien filed nominating paperwork for Cook County State’s Attorney. Expressing eagerness to begin campaigning in earnest, O’Brien submitted the signatures of thousands of concerned … Read more

Visible Music College students prepare for December 6 concert at Living Word Church

Above: Adjunct Professor of Modern Music Aaron Harris (seated on stage with guitar) rehearses with students Danielle Houvener on keyboard, Christian Cornejo on guitar, Chad Carson lead vocalist, and Keilah Arzet vocal backup and guitarist. (Photo: Jennifer Yos) by Jennifer Yos LANSING, Ill. (November 29, 2019) – Students enrolled in Lansing’s Visible Music College have … Read more

IDPH says it’s not too late to get a flu shot

National Influenza Vaccination Week December 1-7, 2019 information provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (December 2, 2019) – Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike urges everyone six months and older who has not been vaccinated, to get a flu shot this week as part of National Influenza … Read more

Increased volunteerism keeps Meals on Wheels rolling

Lansing Meals on Wheels

by Katie Arvia LANSING, Ill. (December 3, 2019) – For over 20 years, the Lansing Meals on Wheels program has been providing low-cost meals to seniors throughout the village. The food is typically delivered every Tuesday and Thursday morning, with a few exceptions around major holidays such as Thanksgiving or Christmas. Over 40 Lansing residents … Read more