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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Tennis court resurfacing at Rotary Park complete

tennis court resurfacing

SEPTEMBER 29 UPDATE: Nets up, courts in use Linda Koselke, Liz Daley, Sandy Stadler, and Mitzi Krucina took their doubles match to Rotary Park this morning to try out the newly resurfaced courts. Lan-Oak Park District installed the new nets on Tuesday. SEPTEMBER 25 UPDATE: Patching, painting, and striping now finished SEPTEMBER 23, 2017— Patching … Read more

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Lansing students, residents get involved in hurricane relief

by Carrie Steinweg with Candace Barclay, TF South Journalism student Lansing, Ill. (September 2017) – Individuals across the country—including many in our own community—have joined to help those affected by areas devastated by the recent hurricanes in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico. The Lansing Municipal Center became a drop-off point for donations of water, baby … Read more

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Patti Leach Youth Center celebrates two decades of service in Lansing, Illinois

by Patricia Muhammad To be honored in life long after you are no longer living is a grand achievement. The Patti Leach Youth Center (PLYC) in Lansing will host a 20th anniversary event on November 4 to commemorate the life and contributions of Patti Leach, and to celebrate the center’s committed services to local middle … Read more

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Autumn preparations

Public Works and the Building Department are a resource for Lansing residents by Katie Arvia LANSING, Ill. (September 27, 2017) – As interim Building Commissioner and long-time Building Inspector, Bob Alderden has seen a lot of expensive mistakes that could have been avoided with a little attention to detail. For example, he said, “If leaves … Read more

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