Village Board reviewing ‘Unlawful Advertising’ code

Current code prohibits businesses from advertising gambling by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (February 14, 2018) – At the February 6 Committee of the Whole meeting, Village Attorney Matt Welch listed a number of amendments that he is proposing be conglomerated into one ordinance. One area of concern is found in Chapter 6 (Advertising) of the … Read more

Lansing Area Chamber serves members lunch and information

“Active Shooter Awareness” and “Effective Advertising” were today’s practical topics by The Lansing Journal LANSING, Ill. (February 14, 2018) – Over beer nuggets, chicken, and beef sandwiches, 52 members of the Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce listened to Sgt. Gabe Barajas share some simple options they have in an active shooter situation—run, hide, fight. The … Read more

Scenes from the Lansing Roundball Classic

Oak Glen wins the championship game; the Lansing community wins much more photos and captions by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (February 13, 2018) – The ninth annual Lansing Roundball Classic ended with 6,730 food items donated to the Lansing Food Pantry, thousands of dollars donated to Lansing charitable causes, and awards for all the kids … Read more

South Suburban College hosts the “Afro Blues Ensemble”

Concert celebrates 100th birthday of Dizzy Gillespie and Ella Fitzgerald information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (February 11, 2018) – This year’s Black History Gala will feature the Afro Blues Ensemble’s 100th Birthday celebration of Dizzy Gillespie and Ella Fitzgerald on Wednesday, February 21, in the Performing Arts Center (PAC). The one-hour … Read more

Valentine’s Day dangers for pets

Chocolate and flowers are both toxic information provided by North Central Veterinary Emergency Center HIGHLAND, Ind. (February 8, 2018) – As Valentine’s Day approaches, veterinarians and other pet specialists are reminding pet owners about the dangers to pets that accompany the holiday. Chocolate Chocolate is toxic to both cats and dogs, although cats will seldom … Read more