The Bourbon Aristocracy to perform free concert at Lansing Public Library

Friday, January 4, 6:30pm information provided by The Bourbon Aristocracy LANSING, Ill. (December 23, 2018) – The Bourbon Aristocracy, a Chicago-based Bluegrass band, will perform an “After Hours” concert at the Lansing Public Library (2750 Indiana Avenue, Lansing, Illinois) on Friday, January 4, from 6:30-7:30pm. The concert will be free to the public and open … Read more

Lansing’s Nic Vitiritti and Anthony Zralka named Illinois State Scholars

information provided by Mount Carmel High School CHICAGO, Ill. (December 2018) – Fourteen seniors from Mount Carmel High School have been announced as Illinois State Scholars, including Lansing, Illinois, residents Nic Vitiritti and Anthony Zralka. Vitiritti and Zralka both attended St. Ann grammar school in Lansing. The Ilinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC), the state agency … Read more

Homewood Chevy gifts car to elderly couple raising disabled great grandchild

by Erin Nauta HOMEWOOD, Ill. (December 25, 2018) – At 10:00am on Christmas Eve, Chevrolet of Homewood gave a brand new 2019 Chevy Sonic to Sandra and Robert Maszak, the great grandparents of 7-year-old Tori Maszak, who is largely wheelchair-bound and can walk only a few steps at a time. Though the Maszak’s 15-year-old Chevy … Read more

IDNR reminds snowmobilers to focus on safety this winter

(If it ever snows) information provided by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (December 25, 2018) – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) is reminding snowmobile operators and riders to use caution and focus on safety this winter when conditions are right for snowmobile riding. “Every year throughout the state, our officers … Read more

March 1 tax bill available online

Early payment is now possible information provided by the Cook County Treasurer’s Office COOK COUNTY, Ill. (December 25, 2018) – In response to requests by taxpayers, accountants, and tax advisors, Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas has posted next year’s First Installment property tax bill online, nearly three months before the due date. This is the … Read more

New law exempts nonprofits with affordable-housing focus from mortgage license requirement

information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (December 23, 2018) — A new law making it easier to submit required mortgage activity reports to authorities in Illinois has been signed by Governor Bruce Rauner. Enactment of House Bill 5542 will exempt nonprofits focused on affordable housing from having to obtain a residential … Read more

Lansing’s Christina Javorka and Sydney Wood named Illinois State Scholars

information provided by Marian Catholic High School CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (December 24, 2018) – Marian Catholic High School recently released a list of students, who, by a combination of ACT scores and GPA, have been named Illinois State Scholars. Lansing residents Christina Javorka and Sydney Wood are among the 27 qualified students. Marian Catholic also … Read more

Expanding the market for ‘pesky but tasty’ Asian carp

New grant program available information provided by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (December 23, 2018) – Governor Bruce Rauner announced today that companies and individuals interested in expanding demand for food and other products using Asian carp caught in Illinois waters are invited to apply for grant funding to assist their marketing … Read more

SSC Lady Bulldogs Basketball Coach Darrell Scott wins 500 games

information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (December 20, 2018) – South Suburban College Women’s Basketball Head Coach Darrell Scott earned his 500th victory as the leader of Lady Bulldogs. Scott recently reached the milestone with a 78-32 win on the road vs. Oakton Community College. The win catapulted Coach Scott’s career record … Read more