Human Relations Commission

Mayor’s office expects to finalize selections by year end by Ashlee De Wit LANSING, Ill. (August 31) – Mayor Patty Eidam and her staff are in the process of putting together a Human Relations Commission, a campaign promise that was accelerated at the recent Community Meeting to address police/community relations. The Community Meeting was part … Read more

Lansing team wins basketball tournament

by Ernst Lamothe Jr. SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (August 19, 2017) – “Teens and police play on the same team for the pride of their town,” said the flyer announcing the first-ever Taste of Thornton Basketball Tournament. The five-on-five tournament was held at South Suburban College, and participants from seven different communities within Thornton Township competed. … Read more

Lansing residents, police, and government discuss solutions

LANSING, Ill. (August 16, 2017) – An estimated 125 people gathered in the auditorium of T. F. South High School for a Community Meeting to discuss police/community relations in Lansing. Alongside The Lansing Journal, media coverage was provided by Fox 32, WGN, the Northwest Indiana Times, and LNN. The meeting was part of a series … Read more