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Estimated property tax levy, Tru Hotel special use request – Village Board agendas 12/6/22

LANSING, Ill. (December 4, 2022) – The December 6 Lansing Village Board meetings begin at 7 p.m. with the regular board meeting, which is directly followed by the Committee of the Whole meeting. Village Board meeting agenda (7 p.m.) Many of the items brought before the Village Board at this meeting...

Sunday crosswords: Puzzles for December 4, 2022

Sunday crosswords provided by BestCrosswords.com LANSING, Ill. (December 3, 2022) - How about another week of themed puzzles? Click the bar above the crossword squares to select the puzzle you want to begin with. Then click any white square to begin playing. Puzzle provided by BestCrosswords.com bestcrosswords_syn_puzzle_type = "themed"; https://www.bestcrosswords.com/syndication/web/casual/v1.js

Lester Crawl updates – Indoor playground and new classrooms part of ‘state of the art’ expansion

Larger school will allow D158 to enroll more students By PAUL CZAPKOWICZ LANSING, Ill. (December 1, 2022) – The final piece of the puzzle is coming into place as construction for a new Lester Crawl Primary Center, located at 18300 Greenbay Avenue, is nearing completion. The primary center, which predominantly serves preschool...

Economic Apartheid in America

Local Voices Elvis Slaughter Over the past ten years, the toxic interactions among racial tensions, persistent inequality, and political polarization have cut short the promise of the benefits of South Africa’s transition from apartheid to democracy. It is interesting to note, however, that South Africa’s history has helped highlight the recent...

Togetherness and acceptance

Local Voices Paul Orich If there are over 4,000 religions, and they all believe in a Supreme Being, can we all agree that that's a starting point for accepting another's beliefs and not to get involved with a "We are No. 1" chant? Togetherness and acceptance is the clear pathway for today's...

Registration open for High School Equivalency and ESL courses at South Suburban College

information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (November 29, 2022) – The South Suburban College Adult Education Department has opened registration for its free High School Equivalency (HSE/GED) and English as a Second Language (ESL) programs. Both programs will run from January 17 through April 6 during the...

SSC Men’s Basketball Coach John Pigatti wins Coach of the Year

information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (November 28 ,2022) – The Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame honored John Pigatti, Head Coach of the South Suburban College Bulldogs Basketball Team, as a recipient of the IBCA Men’s College Coach of the Year Award for the National...

Sunday crosswords: Puzzles for November 27, 2022

Sunday crosswords provided by BestCrosswords.com LANSING, Ill. (November 26, 2022) - How about some themed puzzles this week? Click the bar above the crossword squares to select the puzzle you want to begin with. Then click any white square to begin playing. Puzzle provided by BestCrosswords.com bestcrosswords_syn_puzzle_type = "themed"; https://www.bestcrosswords.com/syndication/web/casual/v1.js

How seat belt use has changed since the 1990s

The Lansing Journal has partnered with Stacker.com to provide in-depth features that may be of interest to our readers. By Abby Monteil For any motor vehicle driver or passenger, buckling in a seat belt before driving is an automatic habit, but this wasn't always the case. Although English inventor Sir George Cayley...

Obituary: Jill Lynn Basich

November 14, 2022 information provided by McMurrough Funeral Chapel It is with profound sadness that the family of Jill Lynn Basich announces her sudden passing on November 14, 2022, at the age of 53. Jill was born in Lansing, Illinois, and graduated from Thornton Fractional South High School. She completed her...