Patti Leach Youth Center celebrates two decades of service in Lansing, Illinois

by Patricia Muhammad To be honored in life long after you are no longer living is a grand achievement. The Patti Leach Youth Center (PLYC) in Lansing will host a 20th anniversary event on November 4 to commemorate the life and contributions of Patti Leach, and to celebrate the center’s committed services to local middle … Read more

Autumn preparations

Public Works and the Building Department are a resource for Lansing residents by Katie Arvia LANSING, Ill. (September 27, 2017) – As interim Building Commissioner and long-time Building Inspector, Bob Alderden has seen a lot of expensive mistakes that could have been avoided with a little attention to detail. For example, he said, “If leaves … Read more

Information event:
Power of Attorney —what seniors should know

Thursday, November 9, at Bloom Township Center provided by Bloom Township Bloom Township Senior Services and the Center for Disability and Elder Law will present “Powers of Attorney for Property and Healthcare—what every senior should know.” This program will be presented on Thursday, November 9, at 1:00pm in the Bloom Township Center multipurpose room. Attorneys … Read more

“Cell phone pockets” help minimize distractions for Lansing high-schoolers

Illiana teachers introduce new cell phone policy this school year by Beth Boonstra, Illiana journalism student LANSING, Ill. (September 2017) – To remove the temptation that cell phones present to students, several English teachers at Lansing’s Illiana Christian High School have started a new cell phone holder policy this school year. Miss Sara Johnson, Mrs. … Read more

New Medicare cards

Lansing seniors will receive safer Medicare cards next spring information summarized from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services In order to reduce the risk of medical identity theft for seniors, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is in the process of removing Social Security Numbers (SSNs) from all Medicare cards by April 2019. … Read more

Bloom Township celebrates Illinois Township Day

Bloom Township Day

Lansing’s “other township” highlights programs, services, and events on Bloom Township Day by Melanie Jongsma CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (September 21, 2017) – Most of Lansing is in Thornton Township, and as Illinois’ largest township, Thornton is very active and visible. But Lansing residents south of 186th Street are part of Bloom Township, and Supervisor TJ … Read more

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