Freezing rain, drizzle, and sleet move through Illinois

Lansing motorists should be prepared for hazardous driving conditions Sunday evening into Monday morning News release from Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 7, 2018) – The Illinois Department of Transportation advised the public that a combination of freezing rain, drizzle, and sleet would impact travel throughout Sunday and during the overnight hours. The … Read more

MLK celebration to be held at South Suburban College

MLK

January 15, 10:00am by Patricia Muhammad SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (December 28, 2017) – School District 205, South Suburban College, and Thornton Township are hosting a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration titled, “Courage Now, Courage Tomorrow, Courage Forever,” on January 15 at South Suburban College. Doors open at 9:00am, and the program begins at 10:00am, … Read more

LARC gives back to Lansing

LARC

Residents work and shop local by Katie Arvia LANSING, Ill. (December 29, 2017) – Serving people with developmental disabilities has been LARC’s mission since first opening its doors in 1956. Originally a school, LARC now serves approximately 100 adult clients each year and provides them the opportunity to work, live, and participate in the broader … Read more

Free smoke alarms part of ‘Be Alarmed!’ program

OSFM and IFSA will work jointly to provide smoke alarms and fire prevention education across Illinois information provided by the Office of the State Fire Marshal SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 2, 2018) – The Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) and the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance (IFSA) today launched ‘Be Alarmed!’—a joint smoke alarm installation … Read more

Grateful and committed

The Lansing Journal

New Year’s thoughts from The Lansing Journal LANSING, Ill. (December 31, 2017) – This is the 222nd article we have posted since launching this community newspaper in early September 2017. In the process of researching and writing all those stories, we’ve learned new things and built new relationships. We’ve had the opportunity to share stories … Read more

Ring in the New Year Safely: Keep the Celebration off the Road

Impaired driving and seat belt patrols planned for New Year’s weekend information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (December 28, 2017) – The Illinois Department of Transportation, along with state and local law enforcement, wants to ring in 2018 with zero alcohol- and drug-related crashes on Illinois roads. As part of the … Read more