Lansing Walmart one of only three locations to offer online grocery delivery

Deliveries available as early as Thursday, May 24 by Katie Arvia LANSING, Ill. (May 20, 2018) – Ordering groceries is as easy as clicking a few buttons, thanks to Walmart’s new online grocery delivery. The new service is currently accepting grocery orders with deliveries available as early as Thursday. Delivery is available to all homes … Read more

Happy Mother’s Day,
Lansing moms!

Kids, here are 8 Mother’s Day factoids to impress your mom with by Katie Arvia 1.Mother’s Day has been celebrated in the United States since 1908. First established by Anna Jarvis at Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church in West Virginia, the original observance was a memorial ceremony for Jarvis’s late mother, who had died three years … Read more

Understanding Cinco de Mayo

(It’s not Mexican Independence Day) by Katie Arvia LANSING, Ill. (April 27, 2018) – Cinco de Mayo is an annual celebration to commemorate the Mexican Army’s victory at the Battle of Puebla. The battle, fought against the French Empire, was an unlikely win for Mexico. On May 5, 1862, General Ignacio Zaragoza led his troops … Read more

Demonstrating the possibilities

demonstration

TF South walkout organizer Jadyn Newman reflects on making a difference by Katie Arvia LANSING, Ill. (March 24, 2018) – On March 14, 2018, students at Thornton Fractional South High School joined a nationwide walkout in protest of gun violence. Similar events took place at TF North in Calumet City as well as the Center … Read more

St. Patrick’s Day traditions

reflections of an Irish granddaughter by Katie Arvia LANSING, Ill. (March 2018) – Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. A celebration famous for green beer, corned beef and cabbage, and parades, St. Patty’s is celebrated by people around the world, especially in Chicago. With many long-standing traditions in the city, Chicago is home to … Read more

Themes at The Lansing Journal Open House include Information, Trust, Community

Open House

by Katie Arvia LANSING, Ill. (March 13, 2018) – Dozens of people from Lansing and beyond gathered at the Lansing Public Library last Wednesday for The Lansing Journal’s Open House. The night’s main event was a panel of seven people who have interacted with the Journal from different perspectives: Eric Crump, founder of the Homewood-Flossmoor … Read more

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