IEMA, IESMA sponsor online weather alert radio contest in March

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (March 1, 2018) – As recent widespread flooding demonstrates, severe weather can happen any time of the year. To help people prepare for weather emergencies, IEMA and local emergency management agencies will be promoting Severe Weather Preparedness Month throughout March. “We want to make sure families have a plan in advance, just in … Read more

Lansing Village Clerk Vivian Payne included among Women of Honor

Payne, Joyce Forbes, Sallie D. Penman, and Rose McGill to be honored at Thornton Township brunch by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (February 23, 2018) – “She has spent much of her life focusing on helping people in a very selfless way,” said Thornton Township Supervisor Frank Zuccarelli about Vivian Payne. “She truly loves Lansing and … Read more

March 7 Open House plans take shape

Open House

The Lansing Journal invites community to meet-and-greet at Lansing Public Library by Melanie Jongsma, on behalf of The Lansing Journal LANSING, Ill. (February 26, 2018) – In the six short months since our first print issue was delivered to Lansing residents, we’ve learned a lot. And we look forward to continued learning with each day’s … Read more

Police Chief Murrin introduces new Lansing police officers

Dennis Murrin III, Caitlin Cavanaugh, Brianna Olin, and Devin Smith join LPD by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (February 24, 2018) – At the February 20 meeting of the Village Board, Police Chief Dennis Murrin introduced the four new officers that had been hired January 3. “We’re now at 58 sworn officers,” said Chief Murrin. Officer … Read more

Annual Spaghetti Dinner raises funds for preschool

Saturday, March 10, 5:00–7:00pm information provided by First United Methodist Church LANSING, Ill. (February 24, 2018) – The All God’s Children Preschool is selling tickets to their annual Spaghetti Dinner, which will take place in the fellowship hall on Saturday, March 10. For $8.00, adults can enjoy personally cooked pasta and also support the preschool. … Read more

2018 Chicago Women’s Conference and Expo at SSC

March 16 event will feature Felicia Houston as Keynote Speaker information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (February 22, 2018) – Felicia Houston will be the Keynote Speaker for the 2018 Chicago Women’s Conference on Friday, March 16. The event will be located at the college’s Main Campus in South Holland, Illinois. Houston … Read more

2018 Governor’s Difference Makers Awards announced

Black History Month celebration recognizes Illinoisans for their excellence in service to their communities information provided by the Office of the Governor CHICAGO, Ill. (February 22, 2018) – Gov. Bruce Rauner honored the recipients of the 2018 Governor’s Difference Makers Awards yesterday during a Black History Month celebration at the James R. Thompson Center. The … Read more