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Quinton R. Arthur

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Quinton received his Bachelor of Arts in English from Northern Illinois University and his Master of Science in Journalism from Roosevelt University. In addition to reporting for The Lansing Journal and the Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle, he volunteers with 100 Black Men of Chicago, Metropolitan Board of the Chicago Urban League, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Burst Into Books, and various other organizations. A south suburban resident since 2004, Quinton is passionate about telling the unsung stories of the community.

MATCCH Foundation seeks to change health inequities on Chicago’s South Side

By Quinton R. Arthur LANSING, Ill. (January 15, 2022) – Health disparities for Black residents on the south side of Chicago persist, even more during the pandemic. Isaac Palmer Jr. and Dr. Michael McGee seek to change narratives through the Minority Access To Comprehensive and Coordinated Healthcare (MATCCH) Foundation. MATCCH Foundation...

Now open: M Spot Fashions offers clothing for men of all sizes

By Quinton R. Arthur LANSING, Ill. (December 19, 2021) – M Spot Fashions celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting on Friday. The new clothing store will offer a diverse selection of clothing for men. M Spot Fashions is a new clothing store at 19281 Burnham Avenue which specializes in...

WeFree program at Freedom Church helps teens through trying times

By Quinton Arthur LANSING, Ill. (November 29, 2021) – The local community's youth have had unique struggles throughout the pandemic. From cancelled graduations and proms to being secluded from friends, many young people have had a rough time over the last year-and-a-half. Freedom Church is hoping to be a beacon...

Service work earns Lansing Girl Scout Korey Ziemkowski two awards

Prestigious Gold Award and new Pinnacle Award given to the engineer of most of Lansing's micro pantries By Quinton R. Arthur LANSING, Ill. (September 30, 2021) – Korey Ziemkowski, a senior at TF South High School and a Girl Scout, has done service work for her community through her childhood and...

Phillips Chevrolet hosts September 11 car show

By Quinton R. Arthur LANSING, Ill. (September 16, 2021) – LACE partnered with Phillips Chevrolet to host a car show. The event happened to fall on September 11, a day that will be etched in the hearts and minds of many Americans forever. The event was the culmination of the summer...

Renovated Sand Ridge Nature Center unveiled

By Quinton R. Arthur SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (August 3, 2021) – The Forest Preserves of Cook County celebrated the unveiling of the improved Sand Ridge Nature Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony and public tour Saturday, July 31. The $1.6 million project was financed mainly by the Illinois Department of Natural...

Calvin Christian School streams Global Leadership Summit for fourth straight year

By Quinton R. Arthur Calvin Christian School will be a location of the Global Leadership Summit starting Thursday, August 5. The school will be celebrating its fourth year serving as a satellite campus for the international event. Leadership summit The Global Leadership Summit is an annual conference founded by Craig Groeschel, Founder...

Lansing Assembly celebrates 50th anniversary on July 4

Golden Jubilee service on July 4 to celebrate 50 years of faith in Lansing By Quinton R. Arthur LANSING, Ill. (June 27, 2021) – Churches are one of the cornerstones of community in Lansing, and Lansing Assembly will be celebrating 50 years of being part of Lansing's faith community on July...

Lansing gathers for pre-Memorial Day ceremony as tri-panel and war dog memorials are dedicated

By Quinton Arthur LANSING, Ill. (May 31, 2021) – The Lansing Veterans Memorial Ceremonial Honor Guard once again held its annual Memorial Day Service on the Sunday before Memorial Day. The annual service is dedicated to preserving the memory of the men and women who have died while on duty...

Lynwood makes history with inauguration of first Black female mayor

By Quinton Arthur LYNWOOD, Ill. (May 26, 2021) – The Village of Lynwood made history earlier this month with the swearing in of Jada D. Curry as mayor, the city's first Black woman to serve in that role. Inauguration Judging from the excitement of those in attendance during the May 11 Special...