Summer projects in Lansing parks

information provided by the Park District Board of Commissioners LANSING, Ill. (May 10, 2018) – With the approval of the Fiscal Year 2018–2019 operating budget at their April 23 meeting, the Park Board approved funding of various projects scheduled for this summer in parks throughout Lansing, including the following: Renovating the softball diamond and painting … Read more

Look for dog park progress in May

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (April 23, 2018) – The Park Board received four bidders for the dog park project, and all four were over budget. Innovation Landscape, Inc., was the lowest bidder, so park district architect Planning Resources, Inc. reviewed each line item of their proposal and made adjustments to bring the project within … Read more

IEMA highlights emergency preparedness for people with special needs

Ready Illinois website offers preparedness tips for people, caregivers information provided by Illinois Emergency Management Agency SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (May 9, 2018) – While most disasters can’t be prevented, the stress of such situations can be reduced significantly through personal preparedness. This is particularly important for households with members who have disabilities or functional needs and … Read more

AFCP’s 2018 ‘Best of the Best’ awards include The Lansing Journal

Second place earned in “Most Improved” and “Best Original News Writing” categories by The Lansing Journal LIVERPOOL, NY (May 10, 2018) – The Association of Free Community Papers is the largest association in the free paper industry. Each year they invite members to enter their Best of the Best competition. Hundreds of publications submit entries … Read more

Happy Mother’s Day,
Lansing moms!

Kids, here are 8 Mother’s Day factoids to impress your mom with by Katie Arvia 1.Mother’s Day has been celebrated in the United States since 1908. First established by Anna Jarvis at Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church in West Virginia, the original observance was a memorial ceremony for Jarvis’s late mother, who had died three years … Read more