Lansing Loan Closet moves to Trinity Lutheran School building

Lansing Loan Closet

Crutches, canes, walkers, and more—available for free use by Lansing residents by Jennifer Yos LANSING, Ill. (August 22, 2018) – For 60 years the Lansing Loan Closet has been a valued community program that loans Lansing residents gently used home medical equipment—such as crutches, wheelchairs, and walkers—on a temporary basis and totally free of charge. … Read more

Governor Rauner signs bill to expand seniors’ access to high-speed internet

Broadband Advisory Council formed to ensure access for health, work, and convenience reasons information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 14, 2018) — Governor Bruce Rauner signed a bill today to increase Illinois seniors’ access to high-speed internet. House Bill 5752 creates the Broadband Advisory Council to explore ways to expand … Read more

IDNR reminds display sponsors to check credentials of fireworks vendors

Fireworks safety reminder: Leave displays to those who are licensed and trained information provided by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (July 1, 2018) – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) is reminding individuals and organizations sponsoring fireworks displays in Illinois to be sure their fireworks vendor has the required state licenses … Read more

Heat safety tips

information provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (June 30, 2018) – Hot weather with high humidity is predicted for the next several days, and Illinois Department of Public Health Director Nirav D. Shah, M.D., is reminding people about the importance of staying cool in order to avoid heat-related illnesses like heat … Read more

Bus ads help raise awareness of Baby Safe Haven Law

Illinois DCFS, the Save Abandoned Babies Foundation, and Pace Bus team up to save babies information provided by the Save Abandoned Babies Foundation CHICAGO, Ill. (June 21, 2018) – Illinois Department of Child and Family Services, the Save Abandoned Babies Foundation, and Pace Bus have joined forces to launch a new campaign aimed at educating … Read more

Wentworth Walgreens offers safe medication disposal kiosk

Lansing location is now one of 1,000 kiosks nationwide by Melanie Jongsma DEERFIELD, Ill. (June 11, 2018) – Walgreens today announced it has reached 1,000 safe medication disposal kiosk installations at its drugstores nationwide. Joining company officials to mark the milestone at one of its Las Vegas stores was Governor Brian Sandoval of Nevada, where … Read more