Lan-Oak Park District to raise fees in 2020

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 25, 2019) – Partly in response to incidents this past summer that resulted in damage to park property, the Park Board agreed to raise park shelter rental fees and damage deposits in the coming year. At the October 21 meeting, Senior Superintendent Sharon Desjardins proposed raising the damage deposit … Read more

Restoration Ministries invites runners to join their Chicago Marathon team

Team members receive guaranteed entry to 2020 Bank of America Chicago Marathon information provided by Restoration Ministries HARVEY, Ill. (November 25, 2019) – Restoration Ministries (253 E. 159th Street in Harvey, Illinois) invites area runners to join its 2020 Bank of America Chicago Marathon running team. As a Chicago Marathon Charity, Restoration Ministries has guaranteed … Read more

Glenwood Academy chosen as charitable partner for 2020 Chicago Marathon

Glenwood Academy

Runners being recruited—must register by December 3, 2019 information provided by Glenwood Academy GLENWOOD, Ill. (November 19, 2019) – Glenwood Academy (500 West 187th Street in Glenwood, Illinois) has been chosen as one of the charitable partners of the 2020 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, which will take place on Sunday, October 11, 2020. This … Read more

Wheelchair Basketball Association Championships recognized as Champion of Economic Impact

information provided by Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau LANSING, Ill. (November 9, 2019) – The 2019 Toyota USA National Juniors & Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Association Championships has been recognized as a Champion of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism by Sports Destination Management. The tournament was recognized in the Innovations in Sports Tourism category. The … Read more

Bulldogs to open season this weekend ranked 3rd in the nation


information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (October 31, 2019) – The South Suburban College Basketball Programs are gearing up for the 2019-20 season with the men’s team set to open at home this Saturday, November 2, vs. Northwestern University (Club). The Bulldogs are ranked #3 in the newest NJCAA Division II Pre-Season … Read more

Memorial Junior High baseball team advances to sectional championship for first time

by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (October 30, 2019) – Memorial Junior High School’s baseball team, comprising 6th, 7th and 8th grade students, accomplished a first for the school this year. After an undefeated regular season, the team advanced to the regional championship for the first time in the school’s history. The Mustangs then defeated Flossmoor’s … Read more

SSC Bulldog’s Baseball Program to hold a holiday Youth Catching Camp December 26 and 27


Early registration encouraged information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (October 28, 2019) – South Suburban College Head Baseball Coach Steve Ruzich will be directing a two-day Catching Camp on Thursday, December 26, and Friday, December 27, from 10:00am–1:00pm. Coach Ruzich has directed youth camps for the past 34 years and has taught … Read more

Turn Two for Youth program accepting donations of baseball equipment

information provided by the Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau LANSING, Ill. (October 19, 2019) – Turn Two for Youth is once again accepting donations throughout the Chicago Southland in the form of baseball equipment. Turn Two for Youth is a nonprofit, charitable organization that was formed to help collect and distribute baseball equipment to … Read more

The Lansing Journal journeys: Shriners Open

submitted by Jennifer Polley In fact, Griffin and two other ambassadors opened the PGA tournament with a Ceremonial Tee Shot. Griffin is on the left: Related Lansing teen chosen as Shriner’s ambassador at upcoming PGA Tour (August 4 article) Orak Shriners Golf Classic (August 29 Journey) Keep those Journals journeying! Going somewhere interesting? Bring a … Read more