LARC partners with Glenwood Oaks for upcoming Fall Feast

Friday, October 18, 4:00–9:00pm information provided by LARC LANSING, Ill. (September 8, 2019) – LARC, a nonprofit organization serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is partnering with Glenwood Oaks Restaurant for its Annual Fall Feast on Friday, October 18. The event will be held at LARC’s administrative and main program facility, located at 19043 … Read more

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La Michoacana Compi celebrates grand opening

Lansing welcomes homemade ice cream shop by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (September 8, 2019) – Dozens of people crowded into the pink and green ice cream parlor, while a DJ broadcast energetic music from the sidewalk outside. La Michoacana Compi had opened for business three weeks ago, but today’s Grand Opening party and ribbon-cutting gave … Read more

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Purdue students create nonprofit consulting firm

Cybernetic Communication Consulting brings opportunities for students and local businesses information provided by Purdue University Northwest HAMMOND, Ind. (September 8, 2019) – As part of an experiential learning program, Purdue University Northwest’s Problems in Public Relations students created a nonprofit consulting firm, Cybernetic Communication Consulting. The firm will prepare a communication audit for a local … Read more

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Agenda: Planning and Zoning Board meeting – 9/11/19

All residents are welcome to attend Planning and Zoning Board meetings. The Planning and Zoning Board meets as needed, and per the Open Meetings Act they publish an agenda to notify the public of items that are up for discussion. Meetings typically begin at 6:30pm on Wednesdays at the Municipal Court Complex (Lansing Police Department), … Read more

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The Lansing Journal journeys: Texas stock yards

submitted by Crystale Pierce Keep those Journals journeying! Bring a Lansing Journal somewhere unique and snap a photo! Submit your photos with the following three pieces of information: The names of any people in the photo Some information about the location The name of the person who took the photo We publish Lansing Journal Journeys … Read more

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Tons of tires removed in five counties

Illinois EPA completes Used Tire Removal Actions in northern Illinois information provided by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (September 7, 2019) – “We are proud of our ongoing work with these communities to remove the hazards that can be found with discarded used tires,” said Illinois EPA Director John J. Kim as he … Read more

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Lansing Public Library to host Census 2020 Job Day

Thursday, September 12, 6:00pm by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (September 7, 2019) – Cook County Commissioner Stanley Moore will join Lansing Mayor Patty Eidam, State Senator Elgie R. Sims Jr., State Representative Marcus C. Evans Jr., and Thornton Township Supervisor Frank Zuccarelli to host a 2020 Census Job Day for residents in the 4th District … Read more

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Perfect weather makes Lansing’s first Tailgate Party a success in spite of Bears loss

Hundreds gather at Fox Pointe to watch the game together by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (September 6, 2019) – Thursday’s windless afternoon was perfect for tailgate picnics, and by 5:30pm the lot of Clock Tower Plaza was more than half full for Lansing’s first Tailgate Party. The Bears/Packers rivalry and the 100th anniversary of the … Read more

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Sandler’s Shoes takes steps toward more medical approach

by Ashlee De Wit LANSING, IL (August 30, 2019) — Under new ownership, a long-time Lansing business is taking steps toward a more medical approach to footwear. Derek Schwartz took over Sandler’s Shoes on Ridge Road in February 2019. Second-generation owner Beverly Sandler is expected to officially transfer ownership to Schwartz later this month. Sandler’s … Read more

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