Van Laten Park updates include “StoryWalk”

StoryWalk Lansing IL

by Maureen Mason-Spatz LANSING, Ill. (August 2017) – Van Laten Park is located at 183rd Street and Holland Road, nestled south and east of the De Jong family farmland. What makes Van Laten Park unique is the “StoryWalk” feature that now incorporates the exercise path surrounding the park. The StoryWalk includes 20 reading stations where … Read more

The pool is open

Eisenhower Center pool

LANSING, Ill. (September 11, 2017) – After being closed for remodeling for a month, the pool at Eisenhower Fitness Center is now open again. The 25-yard lap pool was emptied, cleaned, blasted, and repainted. On Monday, September 11, it reopened again. Family swim times for September–May are: Fridays: 7:00–9:00pm Saturdays: 1:00–3:00pm Sundays: 1:00–3:00pm The Lan-Oak … Read more

Lansing team wins basketball tournament

by Ernst Lamothe Jr. SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (August 19, 2017) – “Teens and police play on the same team for the pride of their town,” said the flyer announcing the first-ever Taste of Thornton Basketball Tournament. The five-on-five tournament was held at South Suburban College, and participants from seven different communities within Thornton Township competed. … Read more