Free self defense class offered to Thornton Township women

Saturday, March 16, 8:30am–12:00pm by Melanie Jongsma RIVERDALE, Ill. (March 9, 2019) – Thornton Township and One Light Self Defense are partnering to offer a class for women throughout Thornton Township: Empowerment through Self Defense. The class will be held at 14323 S. Halsted in Riverdale, Illinois. Participants will learn simple and proven techniques for: … Read more

A chronology of the Fox Pointe contract controversy

Fox Pointe

Trustee discussion, Google results, a case of pneumonia, and public comment by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (March 6, 2019) – An item on the February 5 Committee of the Whole agenda read, “CONSULTING SERVICES CONTRACT FOR SPONSORSHIPS – SINCLAIR SOLUTIONS LTD.” That item was part of a series of events that generated questions and concerns … Read more

Visible’s Songwriting Master Class sells out

Guitar Master Class scheduled for April 12 by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (March 9, 2019) – Amaryah LaBeff, an instructor at Visible Music College, hosted a sold-out Songwriter Master Class at the college last weekend. This intensive two-part class is designed to help 15 people from the community improve their songwriting craft. Since choosing Lansing … Read more