Agendas: Village Board, Committee of the Whole, and Public Hearing meetings – 07/17/18

All residents are welcome to attend Committee of the Whole meetings and Village Board meetings. This week’s meetings include a Public Hearing that will begin at 6:50pm, before the regular Board and Committee of the Whole meetings, which will begin at 7:00pm. Meetings of the Village Board are typically held at 7:00pm on the first … Read more

Thornton Historical Society announces contest

information provided by the Thornton Historical Society THORNTON, Ill. (July 13, 2018) – In celebration of the State of Illinois bicentennial, Thornton Historical Society has invited the community to submit photos and artifacts from historical Thornton. Submissions will be accepted through September 17, 2018. Participants in the contest do not have to live in Thornton, … Read more

More than 700 sign Coolidge chimney swift petition

Reasons include conservation, history, and benefits to Lansing by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (July 12, 2018) – “Delay the Coolidge chimney demolition until October for the Chimney Swifts,” is the title emblazoned at the top of the online petition. It was posted three days ago by Lansing resident and recent activist Julie Blackwood. Blackwood lives … Read more

Welcoming Lansing veterans home

Honor Flight

Legion Riders invite the Lansing community to greet returning Honor Flight participants by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (July 11, 2018) – The American Legion Riders from Edward Schultz Chapter 697 will be gathering at Sunrise Health Foods (17650 Torrence Avenue) at 9:30pm on Wednesday, July 11, to receive two Lansing veterans who will be returning … Read more

Putting ink on paper

People make it possible by Melanie Jongsma Our friends at the Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle recently posted a story about the Canadian tariffs that have resulted in higher newsprint prices, which forced the Chronicle to choose a different printer for their monthly print issue. The printer they left behind is Park Press, which also prints The Lansing … Read more

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