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Landon Ford

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Landon is an 18-year-old senior at Unity Christian Academy in South Holland, Illinois, participating in their pilot internship program. His six-week assignment will provide an opportunity to attend meetings and events and learning interviewing and reporting skills. Landon loves to read fantasy, sci-fi, and non-fiction novels. He also spends his free time practicing the trombone or playing video games.

Unity Christian Academy Mock Trial celebrates most successful season yet

Above: The Unity Christian Mock Trial team took home seventh place at a tournament at Niles North High School. By Landon Ford SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (March 21, 2022) – The verdict in Mercer v. Smartt Forensics Science Camp is still undecided, but the Unity Christian Academy Mock Trial team ended their...

Landon in Lansing: Reflections after six weeks

By Landon Ford LANSING, Ill. (November 20, 2021) – Hello, my name is Landon Ford. I live in South Holland, and I go to school at Unity Christian Academy. Currently a senior, and I’m an intern for The Lansing Journal. Well, used to be. On the 19th of November, my...

South Holland Library hosts Día de los Muertos celebration

By Landon Ford SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (November 7, 2021) – Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, already passed by on November 1 and 2, but the festivities remained ongoing on November 6 at the South Holland Public Library. From 1 to 3 pm, people could attend an...

Daylight Saving Time: A brief history of turning back the clock

By Landon Ford LANSING, Ill. (November 5, 2021) – Lansing residents are getting ready to change the hands of time, because Daylight Saving Time is quickly coming to an end. On November 7 at 2:00 a.m., time will “fall” back to 1:00 a.m. (Central Time), giving people an extra hour...

Unity Christian Academy hosts work day at future location

By Landon Ford SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (November 1, 2021) – The horizon of relocation drew a bit closer for Unity Christian Academy on Saturday as community members gathered to help do work at the future location of the school in South Holland. Unity Christian Academy is preparing for the future relocation...

Fox Pointe trick-or-treat a sweet, spooky success

By Landon Ford LANSING, Ill. (October 31, 2021) — All Hallow’s afternoon at Fox Pointe was inundated with hundreds of families of trick-or-treaters. The costumed kids' hunger for sweets galore was satisfied by the willing volunteers who represented Lansing businesses and organizations. Exceeding last year's number significantly, Fox Pointe Director Tony...

Video: Railroad repairs, chickens as neighbors, and Halloween events

by Josh Bootsma and Landon Ford LANSING, Ill. (October 29, 2021) – With Lansing Journal intern Landon Ford behind the camera, Melanie and Josh discuss the week's news, chat about a new digital photo book, and preview upcoming Halloween events. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BlTVCb7Hum0] The above video was taken and edited by Landon Ford. 0:14 Learn...