Ticks and mosquitos: avoiding the diseases they spread

Lyme disease, spotted fever, ehrlichiosis, and West Nile virus are carried by ticks and mosquitos information provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (May 10, 2018) – As the weather warms up, ticks and mosquitoes become more active. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reminding people about simple precautions they … Read more

Summer projects in Lansing parks

information provided by the Park District Board of Commissioners LANSING, Ill. (May 10, 2018) – With the approval of the Fiscal Year 2018–2019 operating budget at their April 23 meeting, the Park Board approved funding of various projects scheduled for this summer in parks throughout Lansing, including the following: Renovating the softball diamond and painting … Read more

South Suburban College seeking volunteer tutors and participants

Adult Volunteer Literacy Program trains tutors to teach literacy information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (May 9, 2018) – South Suburban College is seeking tutors and participants for the Adult Volunteer Literacy Tutoring Program. The program is structured to train volunteers to become one-on-one tutors for adults in need of basic literacy … Read more

AFCP’s 2018 ‘Best of the Best’ awards include The Lansing Journal

Second place earned in “Most Improved” and “Best Original News Writing” categories by The Lansing Journal LIVERPOOL, NY (May 10, 2018) – The Association of Free Community Papers is the largest association in the free paper industry. Each year they invite members to enter their Best of the Best competition. Hundreds of publications submit entries … Read more

Registered sex offender arrested

information provided by the Lansing Police Department LANSING, Ill. (May 10, 2018) – On May 09, 2018, the Lansing Police Department arrested Mark Darragh, a registered sex offender, on multiple intimidation and harassment related charges. The Lansing Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Unit and Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant on Darragh’s home in response … Read more