New Hope Church offers Lansing another Little Free Library

information provided by Ron Tuinstra LANSING, Ill. (September 13, 2019) – In the fall of 2018 the Outreach Committee from New Hope Church decided to build and install a Little Free Library to serve surrounding neighbors and others in Lansing. Their goal was to be a source of quality reading material in an easy-to-access setting. … Read more

Indigenous Peoples and Hoxie Farm to be honored in Thornton

Historical marker dedication scheduled for Saturday, September 28, 10:00am information provided by the Thornton Historical Society THORNTON, Ill. (September 13, 2019) – The Village of Thornton Historical Society has invited the public to the dedication of a State of Illinois Historical Marker honoring the Indigenous Peoples and the Hoxie Farm on September 28, 2019, at … Read more

Gov. Pritzker honors 9/11 victims and first responders on Patriot Day, marking 18 years since attacks

information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (September 11, 2019) — Governor JB Pritzker honored the nearly 3,000 victims, first responders, and members of the military on the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with a proclamation recognizing today as Patriot Day in the state of Illinois and requiring flags to be … Read more

ICJIA seeks survey participation from LGBTQ+ individuals who have experienced harm

Results will help shape funding priorities to address the community’s service needs across Illinois information provided by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority CHICAGO, Ill. (September 11, 2019) – The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA) is conducting a survey to gather information on harm and help-seeking experiences of LGBTQ+ individuals living in Illinois. Research … Read more

Deputy Fire Chief Mike Tempelman retires after 28 years

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (September 5, 2019) – The Lansing Fire Department recognized Deputy Fire Chief Mike Tempelman’s retirement at the September 3 Village Board meeting, marking the end of his 28 years of service in the department. Tempelman recently served as the interim chief of the LFD following former Chief Ken Verkaik’s retirement … Read more

LARC partners with Glenwood Oaks for upcoming Fall Feast

Friday, October 18, 4:00–9:00pm information provided by LARC LANSING, Ill. (September 8, 2019) – LARC, a nonprofit organization serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is partnering with Glenwood Oaks Restaurant for its Annual Fall Feast on Friday, October 18. The event will be held at LARC’s administrative and main program facility, located at 19043 … Read more

Lansing Public Library to host Census 2020 Job Day

Thursday, September 12, 6:00pm by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (September 7, 2019) – Cook County Commissioner Stanley Moore will join Lansing Mayor Patty Eidam, State Senator Elgie R. Sims Jr., State Representative Marcus C. Evans Jr., and Thornton Township Supervisor Frank Zuccarelli to host a 2020 Census Job Day for residents in the 4th District … Read more