White Christmas vouchers available for tomorrow’s show

Free from Theatre at the Center by Melanie Jongsma MUNSTER, Ind. (November 13, 2019) – Theater-lovers and Lansing Journal-lovers have responded to our November 1 offer of free tickets for monthly supporters. However, in some cases the free tickets were returned—because the supporter already had purchased tickets, or because the supporter was more interested in … Read more

Honor Flight featured at 2019 Veterans Day Sunday ceremony

Volunteer Maureen Grady-Perovich and Veteran Steve Mayerak share their experiences by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 11, 2019) – Each November, Lansing is invited to gather at the Lansing Veterans Memorial on the corner of Burnham Avenue and Glenwood-Lansing Road on the Sunday before Veterans Day. The Lansing Veterans Memorial Ceremonial Honor Guard hosted and … Read more

Lansing welcomes two Vietnam vets home from final Honor Flight of 2019

BY MELANIE JONGSMA LANSING, Ill. (October 14, 2019) – Honor Flight Chicago’s last flight of the 2019 season was Wednesday, October 16, and two Lansing veterans were aboard. Marine veteran Dennis Kranc and Army veteran Kenny Janowski spent the day in Washington, DC, being honored for their service in Vietnam. Whenever a Lansing resident is … Read more

Dia de los Muertos exhibit at TF South teaches about Day of the Dead traditions

BY MELANIE JONGSMA LANSING, Ill. (October 30, 2019) – “Remember me and I will live forever,” declared the large signs near the entrance to the fifth annual Day of the Dead exhibit at TF South. Students from the Spanish Class, Latin Dance Crew, and Dreamers hosted the exhibit on Wednesday, October 30, from 4:00–6:00pm. Admission … Read more

Mayor, five Trustees approve letter of support for Cal City casino

by Melanie Jongsma and Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (November 5, 2019) – Lansing Mayor Patty Eidam read a five-page prepared statement at the October 15 Village Board meeting in favor of Resolution #1139: “supporting the granting of a gaming license to operate a gaming facility in the City of Calumet City.” The resolution passed with … Read more

Free tickets available to White Christmas

Theatre at the Center partners with The Lansing Journal to build support base by Melanie Jongsma MUNSTER, Ind. (November 1, 2019) – Munster’s Theatre at the Center has provided eight pairs of complimentary tickets to White Christmas, the Musical which begins showing on November 14. The Lansing Journal is offering these tickets to the first … Read more

Lansing invited to learn more about Day of the Dead

5th annual Dia de los Muertos exhibit at TF South includes free activities and food for sale by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (October 28, 2019) – Students from the TF South Spanish Class, Latin Dance Crew, and Dreamers will host their fifth annual Day of the Dead exhibit on Wednesday, October 30, from 4:00–6:00pm. Admission … Read more

Successful Spooktacular demonstrates usefulness of Fox Pointe pavilion

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (October 28, 2019) – “Halloween Party @ Fox Pointe Pavilion (enclosed & heated),” promised the online ad for the Village’s final event of the 2019 season. The Saturday night Spooktacular on October 26 included costumes and dancing, and the $30-at-the-door ticket price included dinner and drinks. But the rain that … Read more