Curtis Granderson holds winter baseball camp in Lynwood, Illinois

Granderson

by Carrie Steinweg LYNWOOD, Ill. (January 7, 2018) – Major League outfielder and Lynwood native Curtis Granderson spent last Sunday morning at the Southland Center in Lynwood with 175 kids. They were there to work on baseball fundamentals at the indoor winter baseball clinic administered through Granderson’s Grand Kids Foundation. It’s the 11th year he’s … Read more

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Theatre at the Center announces the cast of Steel Magnolias

Steel Magnolias

information provided by Big Splash PR MUNSTER, Ind. (January 5, 2018) – Cory Goodrich in the role of M’Lynn, Landree Fleming as Shelby, and Heidi Kettenring as Truvy lead the cast of Theatre at the Center’s Steel Magnolias with Joslyn Yvonne Jones as Ouiser, Jeannie Affelder as Clairee, and Myesha-Tiara as Annelle. Previews begin February … Read more

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Bloom Township offers Property Tax Assessment Appeal workshop

Tuesday, January 23, 6:00pm information provided by the Cook County Board of Review CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (January 7, 2018) – Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Dan Patlak will be holding a property tax assessment appeal seminar, Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at the Chicago Heights Recreational Center for taxpayers seeking to appeal their 2017 property … Read more

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Illinois EPA makes vehicle recall awareness more convenient

‘Check To Protect’ information available at vehicle emissions testing facilities information provided by Illinois Environmental Protection Agency CHICAGO, Ill. (January 5, 2018) – Illinois EPA Director Alec Messina announced the Illinois EPA is partnering with the National Safety Council to inform drivers about the importance of checking their vehicle’s recall status and scheduling a free … Read more

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Passport Fair at Lansing Post Office

January 6–20, 2018 information provided by the United States Postal Service LANSING, Ill. (January 2018) – The Lansing Post Office is hosting a Passport Fair with special Saturday hours—12:30–5:00pm. The Passport Fair started Saturday, January 6, and will continue through January 20, 2018. Postal clerks will be on hand to provide passport information and to … Read more

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Postal Service asks customers to clear snow and ice

Properly maintained access can help ensure timely delivery information provided by the United States Postal Service CENTRAL ILLINOIS DISTRICT (January 8, 2018) – The Postal Service is asking customers to clear snow and ice from sidewalks, stairs, and mailboxes in order to help letter carriers deliver the mail. The rise and fall in temperatures makes … Read more

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Subway® Fresh Forward plans Grand Opening Weekend

Subway Fresh Forward

January 19, 20, and 21 by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 5, 2018) – The new Subway® Restaurant at 17050 Torrence Avenue has been open since December 21, and is preparing an official Grand Opening later this month. Celebration scheduled The Grand Opening Event Weekend is scheduled for January 19, 20, and 21, beginning with … Read more

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Curtis Granderson returns home to give back

Granderson

by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (January 7, 2018) – “Don’t think. Have fun.” It’s the mantra that Major League Outfielder Curtis Granderson scrolls on the underside of the brim of his baseball caps. And he does the same whenever a fan asks him to sign a cap. It’s what he most wants youth players to … Read more

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Freezing rain, drizzle, and sleet move through Illinois

Lansing motorists should be prepared for hazardous driving conditions Sunday evening into Monday morning News release from Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 7, 2018) – The Illinois Department of Transportation advised the public that a combination of freezing rain, drizzle, and sleet would impact travel throughout Sunday and during the overnight hours. The … Read more

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Lansing Voices:
Fox Pointe possibilities

Fox Pointe

Great ideas! The Lansing Journal is a community newspaper. We welcome input from fellow residents who have thoughtful things to say about topics that are important to our community. This month we asked people for ideas about events and activities that Lansing can host in our new Fox Pointe venue when it’s completed this fall. … Read more

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