Quarantine perspectives: Rolling with the changing times

by Carrie Steinweg, Lansing Journal reporter Editor’s note: The people who write for The Lansing Journal represent a diversity of ages, occupations, and family situations. I asked them if they would be willing to share their perspectives on the ways COVID-19 is impacting their personal and professional lives. -Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (March 27, 2020) … Read more

Local businesses help Lansing Fire Department

Thornton Distillery and NB Coatings donate critical supplies by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (March 27, 2020) – Crisis can bring out the best in humanity. In Lansing and far beyond, neighbors are helping each other, and kindness is being shown in so many ways, including some we never imagined. The Well pivots production Lansing Deputy … Read more

Lansing restaurants adjust to state dine-in ban

Customers can still order via phone, internet for pick-up and delivery by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (March 16, 2020) – Winter is already a slow time for many restaurants, but the recent COVID-19 outbreak thinned crowds even further as social distancing and self-quarantining has been encouraged. With Governor Pritzker’s dine-in ban announced Sunday comes the … Read more

Coolidge repeats Roundball Classic championship win

Oak Glen’s Jordyn Clark wins Hot Shot competition by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (February 10, 2020) – The final game of the 2020 Lansing Roundball Classic was held Monday at Memorial Junior High School (2721 Ridge Road) as the fifth-grade boys basketball teams from Reavis Elementary School and Coolidge Elementary School battled for the title … Read more

Lansing writer Marlene Cook sheds light on church graveyard

Newly published History and Mystery in First Church Graveyard available now by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (January 2, 2020) – If you’ve ever been stuck at a red light on Burnham Avenue and Ridge Road, you have probably peered out your window at the graveyard on the northwest corner of the intersection. And maybe you’ve … Read more

Lansing man wins Emmy

Patrick Gulotta and team from Intersport create winning Formula One commercial by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (November 26, 2019) – On November 16, the Chicago Midwest Region Emmy Awards were held at the Swissotel in Chicago and one of five nominees in the “Outstanding Achievement for Commercials – Single Spot” category was a promotional video … Read more