Larry Thomas, Trustee candidate

Independent candidate, Lansing, Illinois by Jennifer Yos Experience A Lansing resident for 10 years, Thomas currently works for a Chicago staffing agency that helps the unemployed find temporary work. He graduated from Governor’s State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. As a licensed Restorative Justice Counselor, he spent four years helping youth at … Read more

New Star shines a light on community integration for people with disabilities

by Jennifer Yos CRETE, Ill. (December 1, 2018) – For parents of children who are intellectually or developmentally disabled, the concerns and solutions regarding the question “What next?” after their child’s high school graduation can be complicated. As a single parent of a disabled son explains: “That’s the difficult part because once they’re done with … Read more

Lan-Oak Park District’s first drone-making class teaches practical skills

Electronics, small motor skills, cause and effect, eye-hand coordination, and more by Jennifer Yos LANSING, Ill. (October 23, 2018) – This fall the Lan-Oak Park District added a new and trendy after-school class to their youth program—Drone-Making 101—designed for Lansing youth between the ages of 9 and 12 who are interested in building and flying … Read more