Pride and service

Wall of Honor

Wall of Honor brings together past and present, school and community by Katie Arvia LANSING, Ill. (October 2017) – On May 27, 2017, TF South’s new Wall of Honor was officially dedicated. The wall serves as a memorial to TF South alumni who served in the military after graduating. Currently displaying over 500 names, the … Read more

Meals on Wheels thrives in Lansing, Illinois

Lansing Meals on Wheels

Nonprofit status helps protect against proposed CDBG budget cuts by Patricia Muhammad LANSING, Ill. (October 2017) – Denise Cox, Coordinator for Communications, feels a sense of gratification when she assists other drivers in making deliveries to the more than 40 Lansing residents who receive hot, nutritious meals from the Lansing Meals on Wheels program. “For … Read more

Lansing’s second Dunkin’ Donuts celebrates with ribbon-cutting

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (October 27, 2017) – The wind was cold, but the coffee was hot and the fellowship was warm at the Dunkin’ Donuts in north Lansing. The Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce organized a ribbon-cutting ceremony, and Owner Sanjay Tilva welcomed Mayor Eidam, Clerk Vivian Payne, several Village Trustees, members of … Read more

Burlington Coat Factory awards $1,000 to Lansing teacher

Illiana’s Sharon Bultema uses gift to enhance her classroom by Haleigh Olthof, Illiana journalism student LANSING, Ill. (October 2017) – Ms. Sharon Bultema, a Spanish and history teacher at Illiana, has received $1,000 to use in her classroom through a fundraiser by Burlington Coat Factory’s Lansing branch and AdoptAClassroom.org. Burlington Coat Factory in Lansing used … Read more

Celebrating veterans in Lansing, Illinois

Local services and events information compiled from various sources Sunday, November 5, 2:00pm—Veterans Memorial Service Lansing Veterans Memorial, Burnham Avenue and Glenwood-Lansing Road This year’s service will include a special remembrance of the 100th anniversary of World War I with a raising of a special WWI commemorative flag. Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs as … Read more

Lansing Food Pantry nourishes community

Lansing Food Pantry

New volunteers and donations welcomed year-round by Katie Arvia LANSING, Ill. (October 2017) – For over 35 years, the Lansing Community Food Pantry has been serving residents in need. Every Tuesday morning, volunteers donate their time to assist with grocery carry-outs, stock shelves, fill out paperwork, and do other tasks vital to the pantry’s success. … Read more