Trustee Zeldenrust asks Board to consider effects of gambling on community

Urges fellow Trustees to review “facts and figures” before signing letter of support by Josh Bootsma and Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (October 5, 2019) – “CALUMET CITY REQUEST OF SUPPORT FOR GAMING LICENSE” was on the agenda for the October 1 Committee of the Whole meeting. As Village Administrator Dan Podgorski explained, Calumet City is … Read more

Gov. Pritzker expands voting rights, rehabilitation in Illinois’ criminal justice system

information provided by the Office of the Governor CHICAGO, Ill. (August 26, 2019) — Making critical reforms to improve the lives of justice-involved Illinoisans, Governor JB Pritzker signed a package of legislation last week expanding voting rights, civic engagement, and educational and rehabilitation programming in Illinois’ criminal justice system. Governor JB Pritzker said, “Illinois will … Read more

Shooter identified and apprehended

Meetup Spot

Public reminded to take precautions when conducting internet business information provided by the Lansing Police Department LANSING, Ill. (July 30, 2019) – On July 23, 2019, at approximately 6:07pm, the Lansing Police Department responded to the area of 17355 Torrence Avenue (the former Kmart building) for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located … Read more

Lansing Police Officer Wilson Pierce commended by Department of Defense

Pierce’s “professionalism and patience” aid DOD in Lansing home search by Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (July 18, 2019) – Lansing Police Officer Wilson Pierce was commended by the U.S. Department of Defense via letter, which was read during the Village Board meeting on July 16. Officer Pierce had assisted the department during a home search … Read more

Neighborhood Watch tips

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (May 17, 2019) – The Lansing Police Department has an active Neighborhood Watch program that reduces crime and builds community in Lansing. Any Lansing resident—renter, homeowner, landlord, business owner—can join the program and attend the meetings. What to watch for One of the benefits of joining the Neighborhood Watch program … Read more