Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau moves out of Lansing

Leaves aging building behind in favor of Olympia Fields location By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (September 24, 2020) – The Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau’s time in Lansing has come to an end. Although the non-profit organization will continue to promote Lansing as a destination in Chicago’s south suburbs—as it does with 61 other … Read more

Pritzker administration grants $156 million to 4,686 child care providers

Applications for second round of pandemic grants totaling $114 million available in coming weeks Information provided by the Governor’s Office SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (September 21, 2020) – Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) today announced that over $156 million in Business Interruption Grants (BIG) funding has been provided to 4,686 child … Read more

From bicycle thievery to bicycle benevolence, Julian Sherman is making a difference

Chicagoland Prison Outreach helped Lansing resident turn his life around by Jennifer Yos Those who scroll through various Lansing social media sites may recall a local resident identified as “Ju Sherman” recently posting that he had free refurbished bikes to give away to those in need. The bicycles were quickly claimed in just five weekends, … Read more