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

Memorial Junior High baseball team advances to sectional championship for first time

by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (October 30, 2019) – Memorial Junior High School’s baseball team, comprising 6th, 7th and 8th grade students, accomplished a first for the school this year. After an undefeated regular season, the team advanced to the regional championship for the first time in the school’s history. The Mustangs then defeated Flossmoor’s … Read more

Three days of family fun planned for Lansing Autumn Fest

by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (October 2, 2019) – Lansing Autumn Fest returns October 11-13 for a weekend of fall fun. Festival Chair Dan Centracchio is anticipating a successful and smooth year as the event returns for the second time to the upgraded Fox Pointe location. “This time of year a lot of other communities … Read more

Lansing Garden Club installs pollinator gardens behind Eisenhower Fitness Center

by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (October 1, 2019) – Tucked away behind the Eisenhower Fitness Center in Lansing is the Mildred Burt Nature Center, a little natural haven that got a recent makeover by the Lansing Garden Club. It has been decades since Lansing had an official garden club, and a new group was established … Read more

TF South Class of 1969 to reunite this weekend

TF South High School

Fun begins Thursday, October 3; continues through Sunday, October 6 by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (October 1, 2019) – Members of the Thornton Fractional South Class of 1969 will commemorate 50 years of friendship at a banquet Saturday night at Villa Cesare in Schererville, Indiana. A number of other reunion activities are scheduled for classmates … Read more

White Sox organization hosts birthday party for Lansing’s CP Crawford

112-year-old’s first visit to Guaranteed Rate Field includes greetings from Hall-of-Famer Harold Baines by Carrie Steinweg CHICAGO, Ill. (September 13, 2019) – When you get to be 112 years old, it’s a good reason to have more than one birthday party. Lansing’s most famous resident these days is CP Crawford, who has called Tri-State Nursing … Read more