Bloom Township celebrates Illinois Township Day

Bloom Township Day

Lansing’s “other township” highlights programs, services, and events on Bloom Township Day by Melanie Jongsma CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (September 21, 2017) – Most of Lansing is in Thornton Township, and as Illinois’ largest township, Thornton is very active and visible. But Lansing residents south of 186th Street are part of Bloom Township, and Supervisor TJ … Read more

Understanding the Lansing Veterans Memorial

Lansing Veterans Memorial

Lansing Historical Society invites Tom Luberda to share Tom Luberda, the past President and Founder of the Lansing Veterans Memorial, is the Lansing Historical Society’s first guest of their new season. His presentation— “The Story of the Lansing Veterans Memorial” —is scheduled for Monday, September 25, at 6:00pm. Admission is free. The presentation will be … Read more

Thornton Township celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Saturday, September 23, 10:30amThornton Township Hall Information provided by Ernst Lamothe Jr. SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (September 23, 2017) – The doors open at 10:00am, and the Human Relations Commission of Thornton Township is asking guests to “please be on time” for Saturday’s Hispanic Heritage celebration. The celebration is an opportunity to learn about Hispanic culture, … Read more

Van Laten Park updates include “StoryWalk”

StoryWalk Lansing IL

by Maureen Mason-Spatz LANSING, Ill. (August 2017) – Van Laten Park is located at 183rd Street and Holland Road, nestled south and east of the De Jong family farmland. What makes Van Laten Park unique is the “StoryWalk” feature that now incorporates the exercise path surrounding the park. The StoryWalk includes 20 reading stations where … Read more