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A message to the Village of Lansing Administration

Local Voices Lansing Community Coalition & Concerned Citizens of Lansing We write to address the following Facebook post made on the Village of Lansing Page on...

Our interview with Daniel José Older – “The Pleasure in the Struggle”

Local Voices Breanna Lopez and Kyndall Jackson, TF South sophomores The screen lights up as four faces come into the Zoom, one by one. You could...

Lansing Municipal Airport vs. Cook County leasehold tax – Chapter 3

Local Voices Bob Malkas, former Manager of the Lansing Municipal Airport Chapter 3 of this project will suggest a course of action that would posture Lansing...

Lansing Municipal Airport vs. Cook County leasehold tax – Chapter 3

Local Voices Bob Malkas, former Manager of the Lansing Municipal Airport Chapter 3 of this project will suggest a course of action that would posture Lansing...

From the files of Bob Malkas: Thoughts on the Human Relations Commission

Local Voices Bob Malkas, former Manager of the Lansing Municipal Airport I wanted to record my thoughts on the content of the first meeting of the...

Excellence comes in valuing diversity: thoughts on TF South’s vote to dissolve “Rebels” name

Local Voices Frank Fetters, former Lansing resident and member of TF South's first graduating class in 1959 Today I read comments from John Gehrig, Alissa Bolz,...

Parcel 20 at the Lansing Municipal Airport

Local Voices Bob Malkas, former Manager of the Lansing Municipal Airport For some reason I feel obligated to supply this information because I don’t know if...

Memories of John Lewis: the teacher’s teacher

Local Voices Gale Gillis Carter When I was selected as Indiana's 1st Congressional District's US House of Representatives 2008 Teacher Fellow, I had no idea that...

Connecting Lansing: thoughts on bike paths, parks, strollers, neighborhoods, and businesses

Lansing Voices Cameron Harvey The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about many changes to our daily lives. For me, one bright spot in this season is spending...

Revenue sources at the Lansing Municipal Airport

Lansing Voices Bob Malkas, former Manager of the Lansing Municipal Airport The Federal Aviation Administration is relegated by the United States to oversee and coordinate all...

Distance learning is the only viable alternative

Lansing Voices Ted Spaniak, retired teacher Summary: This article concerns schools opening during this pandemic and lays out the rationale for distance learning as the only...

Supporting District 215 School Board’s Statement of Solidarity

Lansing Voices Sheryl Black, NAACP-CFSSB No marching, no protest, no rally...just prayer and unity at the District 215 Administrative Center on Saturday, July 11, 2020. Thank you...

Lansing Municipal Airport vs. Cook County leasehold tax – Chapter 2

Lansing Voices Bob Malkas, former Manager of the Lansing Municipal Airport Lansing next became involved with the leasehold tax with the Illinois passage of PA 97-1161,...

History of the Lansing Municipal Airport vs. Cook County Assessor’s Office – Chapter 1

Lansing Voices Bob Malkas, former Manager of the Lansing Municipal Airport Today few people in Lansing would be able to define a leasehold tax. Residents would be...

Setting the record straight on some recent racial efforts in Lansing

Lansing Voices The Lansing Community Coalition In the past weeks, many statements have been written about racial justice in Lansing, including one from our mayor. However,...