ICCTA presents Service Award to South Suburban College Chairman Frank M. Zuccarelli

information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (January 16, 2019) – “The ICCTA would like to recognize Frank Zuccarelli for 40 years of dedicated service to the Board of South Suburban College, Community College District 510, and the Illinois Community College System,” said Mike Monaghan, Executive Director of the Illinois Community College Trustees … Read more

High school seniors can apply now for ICF Conservation Achievement Scholarships

Applications must be received by March 15, 2019 information provided by the Illinois Conservation Foundation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 12, 2019) – Applications are now being accepted by the Illinois Conservation Foundation (ICF) for the 2019 Conservation Achievement Scholarship program. The ICF annually awards scholarships to outstanding high school seniors in Illinois who demonstrate effective, voluntary, … Read more

A year of firsts

2018 in Lansing, Illinois by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 2019) – The Lansing Journal published 1,074 articles in 2018, averaging 89.5 stories each month. Our least prolific month (July, for some reason) saw 64 stories published; our busiest month (September) boasted 113. All those articles were “Lansing news” —they were stories that happened in … Read more

January is ‘Radon Awareness Month’ in Illinois

Statewide radon poster and video contests now accepting entries information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 3, 2018) – Governor Bruce Rauner has proclaimed January “Radon Awareness Month” in Illinois to increase awareness about the presence of radon. Radon gas is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that is recognized as the … Read more

St. John Lutheran School holds alumni games to celebrate 125th anniversary

by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (January 3, 2019) – Lansing’s oldest school was founded the same year that Lansing became a village—125 years ago. St. John Lutheran School has served many families over the decades, and some of the school’s past students gathered on Sunday, December 30, 2018, in the school gym for alumni volleyball … Read more

Marian Catholic High School hosts Warrior Wrestling 3

Legendary luchadores and other international wrestling stars to raise funds for scholarships information provided by Marian Catholic High School CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (December 29, 2018) – Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights, Illinois, will welcome professional wrestling stars from around the world for Warrior Wrestling 3 on Saturday, January 5. The family-friendly wrestling event … Read more

19 TF South students named Illinois State Scholars

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (December 27, 2018) – Approximately the top ten percent of graduates from approved high schools are announced as State Scholars each year. This year, the following students from TF South High School were announced: Mya Atkins Eddie Burras Jr Elizabeth Chukwulebe Tristen Clark Jacquelyn Davidson Anna Dempsey Kathy Doan Joshua … Read more

Lansing’s Nic Vitiritti and Anthony Zralka named Illinois State Scholars

information provided by Mount Carmel High School CHICAGO, Ill. (December 2018) – Fourteen seniors from Mount Carmel High School have been announced as Illinois State Scholars, including Lansing, Illinois, residents Nic Vitiritti and Anthony Zralka. Vitiritti and Zralka both attended St. Ann grammar school in Lansing. The Ilinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC), the state agency … Read more

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