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

Lansing Public Library makes voter registration easy

September 24 is National Voter Registration Day 2019; library to celebrate by registering voters information provided by The League of Women Voters LANSING, Ill. (September 4, 2019) – The Lansing Public Library—with the assistance of volunteers from The League of Women Voters—plans to celebrate National Voter Registration Day on September 24 in the most appropriate … Read more

State of Illinois recognized at CIO 100 Symposium with Innovation and Technology Award

Mobile case management app brings benefits for DCFS field staff information provided by the Illinois Department of Innovation and Technology SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 27, 2019) – The State of Illinois is being recognized this week as one of the award winners at the CIO 100 Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The Annual CIO 100 Awards … Read more

Gov. Pritzker signs Home Energy Affordability and Transparency Act

“The state will not stand idly by while companies take advantage of our residents” information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 29, 2019) – Taking another step to protect consumers, Governor JB Pritzker signed the Home Energy Affordability and Transparency (HEAT) Act earlier this week, shining a light on high costs … Read more

Honoring Illinois’ Fallen

United States and State flags at half-staff from Sunrise on Friday, August 30, 2019, until Sunset on Sunday, September 1, 2019 The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor JB Pritzker that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff in honor … Read more

Ton Farm achieves national designation as significant Underground Railroad site

Professor Larry McClellan’s research recognized information provided by the Little Calumet River Underground Railroad Project CHICAGO, Ill. (August 28, 2019) – The National Park Service (NPS) has accepted the Jan and Aagje Tom Farm site to be included in the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom registry. The NPS has found that the location “makes … Read more