Fast facts about Property Tax Appeals in Bloom Township

If you live south of 186th Street in Lansing, you are in Bloom Township. The Bloom Township timeline of Property Tax Reassessments and Appeals is different from that of Thornton Township, and the staff at their office in Chicago Heights shared this information: The Bloom Township Assessor is Nora Martinez-Gomez Her helpful office representative is … Read more

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New Medicare cards

Lansing seniors will receive safer Medicare cards next spring information summarized from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services In order to reduce the risk of medical identity theft for seniors, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is in the process of removing Social Security Numbers (SSNs) from all Medicare cards by April 2019. … Read more

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Voting rights and political engagement

Cook County Clerk David Orr to speak at rally information provided by the office of David Orr RIVERDALE, Ill. (September 23, 2017) – In an emailed invitation, Cook County Clerk David Orr writes, “I am proud to join the dynamic South Suburban Women of Action on Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Riverdale Park District at … Read more

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Bloom Township celebrates Illinois Township Day

Bloom Township Day

Lansing’s “other township” highlights programs, services, and events on Bloom Township Day by Melanie Jongsma CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (September 21, 2017) – Most of Lansing is in Thornton Township, and as Illinois’ largest township, Thornton is very active and visible. But Lansing residents south of 186th Street are part of Bloom Township, and Supervisor TJ … Read more

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Village Board meeting highlights – 9/19/17

Board meeting highlights

Basketball champs, giant checks, promotions, 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 among … Read more

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Big River opens at Munster’s Theatre at the Center

Big River

Lansing’s neighbor puts professional theater within reach information provided by Big Splash Public Relations Founded in 1991, the 410-seat Theatre at the Center is a year-round professional theater at its home—The Center for Visual and Performing Arts—in Munster, Indiana. Theatre at the Center is the only professional theater company in Northwest Indiana, offering downtown-caliber performances … Read more

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Lansing Village Board recognizes Officer Tim Biron’s promotion

Tim Biron promotion

“Promotion has been long overdue, well-earned, and well-deserved,” says Chief Murrin by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (September 19, 2017) – As part of the Mayor’s Report at the Committee of the Whole meeting, the Village Board recognized Lansing Police Officer Tim Biron, who was recently promoted from Sergeant to Lieutenant. The promotion had gone into … Read more

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September Students of the Month

September Students

Rotary Club honors TF South students At the Friday, September 15, 2017, Rotary Club of Lansing Luncheon, Kori Newberry and Trevor Greenwood were honored as September Students of the Month. Kori and Trevor are seniors at TF South High School. They were chosen for their accomplishments in the areas of leadership, academics, citizenship, and service. … Read more

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Free concerts at Visible Music College (Lansing, Illinois, location)

Visible Music College

Students and staff make it easy for Lansing to support the arts Photos by Lacy Blonn LANSING, Ill. (September 15, 2017) – Students and staff at the Lansing location of Visible Music College perform free concerts almost every Friday. The photos below are from their September 15 concert, the first of the semester. The next … Read more

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Understanding the Lansing Veterans Memorial

Lansing Veterans Memorial

Lansing Historical Society invites Tom Luberda to share Tom Luberda, the past President and Founder of the Lansing Veterans Memorial, is the Lansing Historical Society’s first guest of their new season. His presentation— “The Story of the Lansing Veterans Memorial” —is scheduled for Monday, September 25, at 6:00pm. Admission is free. The presentation will be … Read more

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