Lansing Business Women’s Association tries spring flower fundraiser

Partners with Big John’s to benefit the Lansing community by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (May 15, 2019) – The Lansing Business Women’s Association (LBWA) is trying a new way to raise funds this year. They are working with Big John’s Farm Market and Greenhouse in Chicago Heights to make flowers available through a mutually beneficial … Read more

CSCVB releases 2019 Festivals & Events Guide

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (May 13, 2019) – Last week, the Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau (CSCVB) announced the release of the 2019 Festivals & Events Guide. The 44-page guide features 587 of the area’s events from May to October—detailing everything from farmers markets to sporting events. Sample events include: Nitro Circus Live … Read more

Three Lansing students earn Excellence in Academics Medals

by Melanie Jongsma CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (May 8, 2019) – Three seniors from Lansing were among the 100 Marian Catholic High School students who received Excellence in Academics Medals last month. The honor is awarded to students who maintain a 4.0 grade point average throughout all semesters: Christina Javorka Ethan Roberts Sydney Wood The medals … Read more

Warrior Wrestling 5 coming to Marian Catholic High School

Sunday, May 12 by Mary Compton CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (May 7, 2019) – Marian Catholic High School will welcome professional wrestling stars from around the world for Warrior Wrestling 5 on Sunday, May 12. The wrestling event will serve as a fundraiser for scholarships for students as well as a “fun-raiser” for the school community … Read more

Two Lansing residents honored at District 215 School Board meeting

Ernst Lamothe and Bryan Hernandez demonstrate excellence by Melanie Jongsma CALUMET CITY, Ill. (May 5, 2019) – At the April 30 meeting of the District 215 School Board, two Lansing residents were honored for unique achievements. Ernst Lamothe Ernst Lamothe was honored with an Excellence Counts award. Lamothe is the Director of Communications for Thornton … Read more