Bloom Township hosts ‘Solid Gold’ senior lunch

Wednesday, February 21, at Lansing’s Serbian Social Center information provided by Bloom Township LANSING, Ill. (February 2, 2018) – Bloom Township Supervisor T.J. Somer and the Board of Trustees invite Lansing seniors to the 2018 Bloom Township Senior Community Lunch. Held monthly, the Bloom Township lunch serves seniors from 12 communities, including Lansing. The theme … Read more

IDPH says it’s not too late to get a flu shot

Vaccines available at both Lansing Walgreens information provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 30, 2018) – The influenza activity level in Illinois remains widespread. The most recent report (click for details) from IDPH shows 1,032 influenza-related ICU admissions, 2 influenza-related pediatric deaths, and 285 influenza outbreaks. This report is updated … Read more

Lansing’s vehicle sticker code—additional information

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 29, 2018) – The recent discussion and impending vote on raising the price of vehicle stickers raised questions about motor vehicle policy and enforcement within the village. Lansing’s Municipal Code is available via the Village website—hovering over the About Lansing tab will bring up a menu that includes a … Read more

Career Fair at TF South needs industry professionals

Wednesday, February 28 information provided by TF South LANSING, Ill. (February 1, 2018) – TF South High School is asking local professionals to participate in the Career Fair scheduled for February 28. The Career Fair will give TF South students an opportunity to ask questions and gather information, so organizers are hoping to represent a … Read more

Lansing Roundball Classic to begin February 8


Fifth-grade basketball tournament raises money, builds community by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 25, 2018) – For the ninth year, fifth-grade basketball players from six Lansing grade schools will dribble, pass, and shoot their way through a friendly competition with a broader meaning. The Lansing Roundball Classic tournament rewards athleticism, teaches teamwork, and builds community. … Read more

Illinois film industry continues to expand, diversify in 2017

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information provided by the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity CHICAGO, Ill. (January 25, 2018) – The Illinois Film Office today announced that 2017 was the most diverse year for crew hires on record. Women and minority hires made up 53% of reported crew employees across the 347 television, commercial and movie projects that … Read more

Buddig to expand Illinois presence

Company chooses Montgomery, Illinois, rather than Indiana by Melanie Jongsma HOMEWOOD, Ill. (January 22, 2018) – Illinois was in tight competition with Indiana to win the latest expansion project by Homewood-based Carl Buddig & Co. Indiana had previously won Buddig’s 2013 project in a similar face-off, citing the proximity to their existing South Holland, Illinois, … Read more