Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau welcomes new Communications Manager

Lansing resident Katie Arvia brings writing, marketing, and design skills to the position information provided by CSCVB LANSING, Ill. (May 25, 2019) – The Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau has hired Katie Arvia as their new Communications Manager. Arvia joins the CSCVB team with several years of writing experience, gained from working as a … Read more

Lansing Business Women’s Association tries spring flower fundraiser

Partners with Big John’s to benefit the Lansing community by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (May 15, 2019) – The Lansing Business Women’s Association (LBWA) is trying a new way to raise funds this year. They are working with Big John’s Farm Market and Greenhouse in Chicago Heights to make flowers available through a mutually beneficial … Read more

Local history, local business: Class takes trip to Homewood Bat Company

by Ashlee De Wit HOMEWOOD, Ill. (May 10, 2019) — A parked yellow school bus rumbled in front of the former Illiana Christian High School building in Lansing, awaiting its students: a group of 40 adults, taking Jeff White’s five-week local history class. They’ve already been to Family Farms in Lynwood, Ill., visited a one-room … Read more

Agenda: Planning and Zoning Board meeting – 5/8/19

All residents are welcome to attend Planning and Zoning Board meetings. The Planning and Zoning Board meets as needed, and per the Open Meetings Act they publish an agenda to notify the public of items that are up for discussion. Meetings typically begin at 6:30pm on Wednesdays at the Municipal Court Complex (Lansing Police Department), … Read more

Part-time summer jobs available at Calumet Memorial Park District

information provided by the Calumet Memorial Park District CALUMET CITY, Ill. (April 20, 2019) – The Calumet Memorial Park District is now accepting applications for part-time summer employment: Reception Desk Attendants Fitness Attendants Concessions Camp Counselors Lifeguards Applications are available at the Sandridge Community Center (600 Oglesby Avenue) and the Memorial Park Recreation Office (612 … Read more

Newest Chicagoland brewery trail follows historic road

information provided by Evil Horse Brewing Company CRETE, Ill. (April 18 , 2019) – Eight southside breweries have launched Chicagoland’s newest brewery trail. The trail follows the historic Dixie Highway from Beverly on the north to Crete on the south. Participating breweries on Dixie Highway itself are Horse Thief Hollow, Open Outcry Brewing Co., Blue … Read more