Marching for life

Right to Life

Jeff White says Right to Life and Civil Rights go hand in hand by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 18, 2018) – To Jeff White, being “pro-life” is not just about preventing abortion. It’s about being for life, a good life, for everyone—even for people who aren’t yet born. White is vice president of the … Read more

Illinois Smart Street Lighting master contract could benefit Lansing

Efficient LED street lights save money and provide other benefits by Melanie Jongsma SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 17, 2018) – Two years ago, in January 2016, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner issued Executive Order 2016-01, which consolidated various technology functions and departments into a single Department of Innovation and Technology. This set the stage for Illinois to … Read more

South Suburban Humane Society offers special deal to Lansing pet owners

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 16, 2018) – At tonight’s Village Board meeting, Mayor Patty Eidam read a statement from Emily Klehm, CEO of South Suburban Humane Society: “We are thrilled to announce an amazing opportunity for Lansing residents to obtain low-cost spay/neuter services for their dogs. The surgery also includes a rabies vaccine, … Read more

Volunteers needed for Beautification Committee

Beautification Committee

Village Clerk Vivian Payne follows through on campaign promise by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 11, 2018) – Vivian Payne has spent the past seven years cleaning up Lansing, and now she’s ready to continue beautifying it. In 2010 she initiated and organized the first Lansing Clean-Up Day, and it became an annual community-building event … Read more

Prairie State College offers Cultural Understanding workshop

Tuesday, January 23, 7:30am–12:00pm by Melanie Jongsma CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (January 11, 2018) – Lansing residents whose neighborhoods, schools, and workplaces are increasingly diverse may be curious about cultural differences and unsure how to navigate them both carefully and confidently. A workshop hosted by Prairie State College offers to help participants gain communication skills and … Read more

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