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

Chicago Bears player to speak at Marian Catholic High School

1985 Super Bowl champion Dennis McKinnon, Thursday, October 10, 5:15pm information provided by Marian Catholic High School CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (October 8, 2019) – Former Chicago Bears receiver and 1985 Super Bowl champion Dennis McKinnon will visit with Marian Catholic’s varsity football team at their weekly team dinner on Thursday, October 10, at 5:15pm. McKinnon … Read more

Annual Pink Out game comes to TF North

Friday, October 11, 7:00pm INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THORNTON TOWNSHIP LANSING, Ill. (September 23, 2019) – Thornton Township will co-host its fourth annual Pink Out game at 7:00pm on Friday, October 11. The event will take place at the homecoming football game between Oak Forest and Thornton Fractional North High School. The TF South Pink Out … Read more

IDNR announces sites opening for 2019 youth waterfowl hunting seasons

Youth hunt weekends precede start of regular waterfowl seasons Information provided by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (September 26, 2019) – A number of Illinois state parks, fish and wildlife areas, conservation areas, and recreation areas will be open to youth waterfowl hunting during the 2019 Youth Waterfowl Hunting Seasons, the Illinois … Read more

Illinois Fall Trout Season opens October 19

Early catch-and-release opportunity opens October 5 at select sites* information provided by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (September 23, 2019) – The 2019 Illinois Fall Trout Fishing Season opens Saturday, October 19, at 57 ponds, lakes, and streams throughout the state. An early opportunity at select trout sites—the Fall Catch-and-Release Fishing Season—will … Read more

Fourth annual Pink Out game comes to TF South

Friday, September 27, 7:00pm information provided by Thornton Township LANSING, Ill. (September 23, 2019) – Thornton Township will co-host its fourth annual Pink Out game at 7:00pm on Friday, September 27. The event will take place at the homecoming football game between Reavis and Thornton Fractional South. The Pink Out game features free giveaways for … Read more

White Sox organization hosts birthday party for Lansing’s CP Crawford

112-year-old’s first visit to Guaranteed Rate Field includes greetings from Hall-of-Famer Harold Baines by Carrie Steinweg CHICAGO, Ill. (September 13, 2019) – When you get to be 112 years old, it’s a good reason to have more than one birthday party. Lansing’s most famous resident these days is CP Crawford, who has called Tri-State Nursing … Read more