Village Board approves Mayor Eidam’s choices for Human Relations Commission

Nine Commissioners unanimously approved by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (September 20, 2018) – During the Village Board meeting on Tuesday, September 18, nine Lansing residents were unanimously approved to become Lansing’s first Human Relations Commission. The Commissioners, who met each other for the first time Tuesday evening, bring a variety of work experience and education … Read more

Rauner abolishes 53 inactive boards, prohibits nepotism in state hiring

information provided by the Office of the Governor CHICAGO, Ill. (September 22, 2018) — On Friday, Governor Bruce Rauner issued executive orders eliminating 53 boards and commissions that serve no public purpose and have been inactive for years, some for as long as two full decades. “This is a matter of good government through transparency,” … Read more

Dutch Fest 2018 scheduled for Saturday

information provided by Elim Christian Services CRESTWOOD, Ill. (September 17, 2018) – The 23rd Annual Elim Dutch Festival begins at 7:30am this Saturday, September 22. The annual event is held on the grounds of Elim Christian Services, 13020 S. Central Avenue in Crestwood, Illinois. Admission and parking are free. The day includes a variety of … Read more

Agendas: Village Board and Committee of the Whole meetings – 09/18/18

All residents are welcome to attend Committee of the Whole meetings and Village Board meetings. The meetings typically begin at 7:00pm on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at the Municipal Court Complex (Lansing Police Department), 2710 170th Street. Knowing what’s coming The Open Meetings Act requires that “An agenda for each regular … Read more

VanDerGriend’s Farm Stand to be included in Rachael Ray Show

Tuesday, September 18, 10:00am, on WGN-TV by Melanie Jongsma LYNWOOD, Ill. (September 15, 2018) – “Super exciting news,” posted Scott VanDerGriend on the VanDerGriends Farm Stand Facebook page Thursday afternoon. “I will be on the Rachael Ray show on Tuesday September 18th giving produce tips on blueberries.” VanDerGriend explains that Tuesday’s show is a “farm … Read more

Lansing Police and Fire to participate in charity softball event

Sunday, September 16, 1:30pm, Munster Community Park information provided by the Village of Lansing MUNSTER, Ind. (September 15, 2018) – Police and Fire Departments from Lansing, Munster, Highland, and Dyer will compete in a charity softball event on Sunday, September 16. Games will begin at 1:30pm at Munster Community Park, 8601 Calumet Avenue in Munster. … Read more

Roland Parrish to speak at NAACP Freedom Luncheon

Saturday, September 22, 12:00pm information provided by the NAACP Hammond, Indiana, Branch HAMMOND, Ind. (September 14, 2018) — The NAACP Hammond, Indiana, Branch will host its 2018 Freedom Luncheon on Saturday, September 22, 2018, 12:00–3:00pm at the Dynasty Banquet Hall, 4141 Calumet Avenue, in Hammond, Indiana. Roland Parrish—president, CEO and owner of Parrish McDonald’s Restaurants … Read more

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