TF South club offers a “Taste of the Holidays”

LANSING, Ill. (November 4, 2017) – The purpose of TF South’s Cultural Exploration Club is to “provide all students with an opportunity to learn about other cultures which are represented within our school and society.” The club’s December 1 “Taste of the Holidays” is one such opportunity, and the broader community is invited to participate. … Read more

Lansing gets a dog park

dog park

At last by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (October 24, 2017) – Dog lovers throughout Lansing have been requesting a dog park for years, and 2018 will be the year their wishes come true. At the October 16 Park Board meeting, the Lan-Oak Park District released a preliminary artist’s rendering of a proposed dog park that … Read more

Festival of Lights opens Monday, November 27

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 1, 2017) – The Lansing Historical Museum’s “Festival of Lights” has become a Christmas-season tradition in Lansing, Illinois. Opening November 27 and running through January 6, 2018, the exhibit will include 30 Christmas trees from around the world, along with displays, costumes, nativity scenes, Santas, recipes, and explanations of … Read more

Pride and service

Wall of Honor

Wall of Honor brings together past and present, school and community by Katie Arvia LANSING, Ill. (October 2017) – On May 27, 2017, TF South’s new Wall of Honor was officially dedicated. The wall serves as a memorial to TF South alumni who served in the military after graduating. Currently displaying over 500 names, the … Read more

Meals on Wheels thrives in Lansing, Illinois

Lansing Meals on Wheels

Nonprofit status helps protect against proposed CDBG budget cuts by Patricia Muhammad LANSING, Ill. (October 2017) – Denise Cox, Coordinator for Communications, feels a sense of gratification when she assists other drivers in making deliveries to the more than 40 Lansing residents who receive hot, nutritious meals from the Lansing Meals on Wheels program. “For … Read more

Celebrating veterans in Lansing, Illinois

Local services and events information compiled from various sources Sunday, November 5, 2:00pm—Veterans Memorial Service Lansing Veterans Memorial, Burnham Avenue and Glenwood-Lansing Road This year’s service will include a special remembrance of the 100th anniversary of World War I with a raising of a special WWI commemorative flag. Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs as … Read more

Lansing Food Pantry nourishes community

Lansing Food Pantry

New volunteers and donations welcomed year-round by Katie Arvia LANSING, Ill. (October 2017) – For over 35 years, the Lansing Community Food Pantry has been serving residents in need. Every Tuesday morning, volunteers donate their time to assist with grocery carry-outs, stock shelves, fill out paperwork, and do other tasks vital to the pantry’s success. … Read more