Lansing’s Ed Trevino publishes ‘feel-good’ dog story

Skippy’s Rescue available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Google Books information provided by Page Publishing LANSING, Ill. (August 20, 2019) – Ed Trevino describes himself as a “lifelong animal lover.” The youngest of seven children, he spent his childhood in rural Chicago Heights, Illinois, before moving to Lansing in 1966. The introduction to Trevino’s new … Read more

Fox Pointe events continue through mid-October

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (August 19, 2019) – Improvements in both weather and awareness have favorably impacted attendance at Fox Pointe events since late spring, and Village staff are still exploring opportunities to schedule events into mid-October. The current line-up includes the following events: Wednesday, August 21, 7:00pm: Spoken Four Chicago band with DJ-style … Read more

Fox Pointe Woodstock celebration exceeds high expectations

Peace and music—and tie-dye, fringe, and headbands—come to Lansing by Melanie Jongsma and Jamilyn Hiskes LANSING, Ill. (August 17, 2019) – After an estimated 3,000 people visited Fox Pointe throughout the Friday, August 9, opening celebration of Woodstock’s 50th anniversary, organizers and attenders were hopeful that the Saturday follow-up would continue in the same vibe. … Read more

Former Olympian to serve as Grand Marshal for state fair Twilight Parade

Jackie Joyner-Kersee “represents the best of Illinois,” says Governor Pritzker information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 8, 2019) – The Illinois State Fair, along with Governor JB Pritzker, announced Olympic Gold Medal winner and East St. Louis native Jackie Joyner-Kersee will serve as the Grand Marshal for the Illinois State … Read more