Five things Lansing needs to know about this week’s extreme cold

Garbage, closings, the Village, water, and your heating system by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 29, 2019) – The following information is provided by the Village of Lansing as well as other sources: Homewood Disposal will be closed tomorrow (Wednesday), so Lansing garbage pick-up will be delayed one day, just as it is during holiday … Read more

Thornton Township Senior Center set to re-open

Months-long remodeling program complete; programs restart February 1 by Melanie Jongsma CALUMET CITY, Ill. (January 28, 2019) – “We wanted to create a warmer environment,” explained Communications Director Ernst Lamothe about the remodeling project that has consumed the Thornton Township Senior Center for much of 2018. The Senior Center, which hosts exercise and dance classes, … Read more

South Suburban College seeks 2019 STAR Awards nominations

Chicago Women’s Conference scheduled for March 15 information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (January 24, 2019) – South Suburban College will be holding its 11th Annual Chicago Women’s Conference on Friday, March 15, 2019. The Women’s Conference Committee is seeking nominations for its 4th Annual STAR Awards, which recognize the accomplishments of … Read more

Presenters lined up for Lansing Public Library’s second How-To Festival

Saturday, February 9, 10:00am–3:00pm by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 24 2019) – Last September’s How-To Festival was a great success, said Library Director Debbie Albrecht. Soon after it was over, she began planning a second one. She scheduled it during February as an alternative to the winter doldrums. Albrecht used the library’s newsletter to … Read more