Edge Adventures Deep River Aerial Park offers friendly, physical challenges

Plus, “Salute to Service” by Edge Adventures honors veterans by Melanie Jongsma CROWN POINT, Ind. (May 8, 2018) – On a bright Saturday morning, I travelled to Crown Point, Indiana, to experience Edge Adventures Deep River Aerial Park. Disclosure: the PR company for the park offered me two free tickets. I wasn’t sure whether a … Read more

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LPD encourages residents to report suspicious moving trucks

information provided by the Lansing Police Department LANSING, Ill. (May 11, 2018) – The Lansing Police Department reports a noticeable increase in burglaries in the village. The offenders are targeting vacant homes that have been recently remodeled and are for sale. The targeted homes have all had new kitchen appliances installed, and those appliances are … Read more

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Mailbox Improvement Week is May 13–19

Yes, it’s a thing information provided by the United States Postal Service BEDFORD PARK, Ill. (May 10, 2018) — The U.S. Postal Service is asking all homeowners to inspect and repair their mailboxes during Mailbox Improvement Week, May 13–19, says Central Illinois District Manager Tangela L. Bush. “Repairing suburban and rural mailboxes improves the appearance … Read more

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Visible Music College celebrates Lansing Class of 2018

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (May 11, 2018) – At a May 9 reception on the Lansing campus of Visible Music College, Myles Brooks, Brenton Houvener, and Josh VanDyke were celebrated as the second graduating class from this Visible Music location. The official Visible commencement for all locations happens at the main campus in Memphis, … Read more

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AFCP’s 2018 ‘Best of the Best’ awards include The Lansing Journal

Second place earned in “Most Improved” and “Best Original News Writing” categories by The Lansing Journal LIVERPOOL, NY (May 10, 2018) – The Association of Free Community Papers is the largest association in the free paper industry. Each year they invite members to enter their Best of the Best competition. Hundreds of publications submit entries … Read more

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Photography: hundreds attend “Hanging at the Hangar” event

By Matthew J Splant Lansing, Ill. (May 5, 2018) – Following the 2018 Good Neighbor Day parade on May 5th, the Village continued celebrating Lansing’s quasquicentennial, or 125th,  anniversary at the historic Ford Hangar at Lansing Municipal Airport. This was the first year for the “Hanging at the Hangar” event. It was free and open … Read more

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Registered sex offender arrested

information provided by the Lansing Police Department LANSING, Ill. (May 10, 2018) – On May 09, 2018, the Lansing Police Department arrested Mark Darragh, a registered sex offender, on multiple intimidation and harassment related charges. The Lansing Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Unit and Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant on Darragh’s home in response … Read more

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Happy Mother’s Day,
Lansing moms!

Kids, here are 8 Mother’s Day factoids to impress your mom with by Katie Arvia 1.Mother’s Day has been celebrated in the United States since 1908. First established by Anna Jarvis at Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church in West Virginia, the original observance was a memorial ceremony for Jarvis’s late mother, who had died three years … Read more

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TF South receives Literacy Support Grant

Illinois Reading Council provides $850 to support summer reading program information provided by TF South LANSING, Ill. (May 7, 2018) – Thanks to an $850 Literacy Support Grant from the Illinois Reading Council, TF South is able to provide over 60 students with a personal copy of this year’s summer reading book. All students are … Read more

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