TF South garden feeds students and community

District 215 farm-to-table program sees success by Jane Bokun, District 215 Communications Director LANSING, Ill. (October 5, 2017) – Culinary programs are becoming well known in community high schools, but TF South High School has taken food freshness to the next level. The school received funding from the Cook County Farm Bureau® Cookfresh® Community Urban … Read more

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Village Board meeting highlights – 10/3/17

Money questions, solicitor restrictions, new guns, and more by Melanie Jongsma Village Board meetings are held on the first and third Tuesdays of every month at the Municipal Court Complex, 2710 170th Street. The Committee of the Whole meeting begins at 7:00pm, and typically at that meeting items are brought up for review and discussion … Read more

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Dozens attend Classy Cuts ribbon-cutting

Classy Cuts

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (October 4, 2017) – “It means the world to me. It makes my heart happy,” said Kris O’Connor, owner of Classy Cuts salon. She was delighted to welcome dozens of people to her official ribbon-cutting event Wednesday morning. The actual cutting of the ribbon was a small part of the … Read more

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Lansing Journal Sightings

Community Photography for the October 4, 2017, print issue of The Lansing Journal The assignment Send us photos or selfies of Lansing residents reading The Lansing Journal somewhere in Lansing. The response We received more photos than we could print in the October 4, 2017, issue! So we created some albums on our Facebook page … Read more

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Coloring Lansing (downloadable PDF added)

Paul Orich creates coloring pages from sketches of local homes by Carrie Steinweg Lansing, Ill. (September 2017) – Paul Orich has been looking at his Schultz Park neighborhood through the eyes of an artist. On walks through town he’s brought along a graph paper grid pad and sketched out some of the attractive homes he … Read more

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Agenda: Village Board – 10/3/17

Village Board meetings are held on the first and third Tuesdays of every month at the Municipal Court Complex, 2710 170th Street, following the Committee of the Whole meeting that begins at 7:00pm. Meetings are open to the public. Typically, at a Village Board meeting, the Trustees are voting on items that have been discussed … Read more

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Agenda: Committee of the Whole – 10/3/17

Committee of the Whole meetings are held at 7:00pm on the first and third Tuesdays of every month at the Municipal Court Complex, 2710 170th Street. Meetings are open to the public. Typically, a Committee of the Whole meeting is where discussion of items takes place prior to those items being voted on at an … Read more

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LARC’s Joey Glowacki to participate in 2018 Special Olympics USA Games

Joey Glowacki

Joey surprised with special certificate from Thornton Township by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (September 29, 2017) – A client of LARC, an agency in Lansing that serves adults with developmental disabilities, received some special recognition at LARC’s Annual Fish Fry on September 29. Joey Glowacki is headed to the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in … Read more

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GriefShare Group to meet in nearby Glenwood

by Laura Warfel GLENWOOD, Ill. (September 30, 2017) – Living Springs Community Church in Glenwood, Illinois, will host the internationally known GriefShare grief recovery seminar and support group, beginning Wednesday, October 11, 2017, and continuing through January 31, 2018. The group will meet weekly from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Room 220 at the church, … Read more

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Community photography

Community photography

Your responses Thank you, photographers and subjects, for the impressive variety of photos you submitted in response to our invitation below! We’re posting a few here, and there will be many more in the print version of The Lansing Journal that will be in the mail next week. This month’s invitation The Lansing Journal is … Read more

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