Calvin Coolidge Elementary School celebrates the arrival of Enchanted Backpack

Second-grade teacher Elizabeth Capizzano applies for and receives $20,000 grant of school supplies by Jennifer Yos LANSING, Ill. (January 19, 2020) – The anticipation at Calvin Coolidge Elementary School on Thursday morning, January 16, was exhilarating. Fifth-grade students lined both sides of the main hallway with colorfully handmade thank-you posters, singing and signing the words … 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

Patti Leach Youth Center hosts ‘Friendsgiving’ dinner

by Jennifer Yos LANSING, Ill. (November 27, 2019) – Members of the Patti Leach Youth Center gathered on the evening of Friday, November 22, to host Friendsgiving, a Thanksgiving-themed dinner shared among youth members, their families, youth center staff, and supporting Lansing community members. The Friendsgiving event included a catered Thanksgiving dinner with youth members … Read more

Tickets on sale for ‘Halloween Spooktacular Under the Pavilion’


by Jennifer Yos LANSING, Ill. (October 21, 2019) – The Village of Lansing is hosting “Halloween Spooktacular Under the Pavilion”—a costume-themed Halloween party for partygoers 21 and older—on Saturday, October 26, 7:00–10:30pm at the Fox Pointe pavilion. The ticket price for the event ($25 per person presale; $30 at the door) includes dinner provided by … Read more

Village of Lansing to host Shredding Event

documents to be shredded

Saturday, October 26, 9:00–11:00am by Jennifer Yos LANSING, Ill. (October 20, 2019) – The Village of Lansing will be hosting their third annual Shredding Event at the Lansing Municipal Center parking lot on Saturday, October 26, from 9:00am to 11:00am. Lansing residents who are interested in having personal and confidential documents professionally shredded may bring … Read more

Plenty of fun, safe ways to celebrate Halloween in Lansing

Your guide to trunk-or-treating and more by Jennifer Yos LANSING, Ill. (October 1, 2019) – A Haunted Hallway? Costume Breakfast? Halloween Parade? Trunk-or-Treat Church Event? When it comes to Halloween, it’s almost scary just how many choices Lansing has to offer! Halloween enthusiasts will appreciate all the community and church events scheduled this year. Published … Read more

Halloween Land opens for business in The Landings shopping center

New Lansing location is ready for the holiday—and looking to hire employees they can retain year round by Jennifer Yos LANSING, Ill. (September 20, 2019) – Every September Halloween stores pop up in strip malls throughout the country, reminding us that the popular October 31st holiday—Halloween—is soon approaching. Halloween retail spending in the U.S. last … Read more