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‘You go in there, and you feel at home’ – 100-year-old Gayety’s customer reflects on a childhood staple

“When we would go into the Gayety’s, there was Mr. Papageorge. He would greet us at the door almost every time and he had a cigar."

Future renovations planned for LARC’s 16,000-foot facility

LARC has a new vision for its 16,000-square-foot facility located at 19043 Wentworth Avenue in Lansing. LARC’s plan for future renovations may take up to 10 years to realize and may cost approximately $2 million.

SSC Board Chair Wells: ‘We need the Southland to recommit to recycling’

"We need the Southland to recommit to recycling and understand this is not just about televisions and electronics, but anything in your house."

Deadline for Homeowners to Apply for Property Tax Savings is August 4

COOK COUNTY, Ill. (July 24, 2023) - Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi announced that the deadline for homeowners to apply for exemptions is Friday, August 4, 2023....

Gov. Pritzker announces record-breaking hotel revenues in FY23, unprecedented growth in Illinois tourism

"More tourism means millions of new visitors exploring all the amazing things that our state and city have to offer – supporting small businesses and local economies along the way.”

Joining Toastmasters helped Lansing’s Sharon Giles ‘find her voice’

Accomplished speaker Sharons Giles believes Toastmasters clubs and programs have opened doors for her in life...

South Shore Arts welcomes Jessica Corral as new Director of Education

MUNSTER, Ind. (July 17, 2023) – Last week South Shore Arts welcomed Jessica Corral as their new Director of Education....

QuikTrip gas station and convenience store to open Thursday, July 20

A new QuikTrip gas station and convenience store will open on Torrence Avenue in Lansing on Thursday, July 20...

Freedom Trail Hike set for August 5, 2023

Little Calumet River Underground Railroad Project to host free event - Residents throughout the region are invited to walk in the steps of Freedom Seekers on Saturday, August 5....

Lansing welcomes Army Col. Bill Altgilbers home from Honor Flight

Friends and family were waiting at Sunrise Health Foods to welcome Col. Bill Altgilbers home from his Honor Flight experience on July 12, 2023.

CSX resolves to address issues at both Wentworth and 186th Street railroad crossings

Resident concerns sparked conversations among village, state, and railroad officials LANSING, Ill. (July 13, 2023) – In early June, two railroad crossings in Lansing were...

Disaster proclamation made for Cook, other counties after intense storms

Governor JB Pritzker has issued a Disaster Proclamation based on the severe weather that affected Cook and other...

Lansing Public Library hosts reptile show for the first time since pandemic

Featuring reptiles from Australia to Central Africa to Asia, the Lansing Public Library’s Crosstown Exotics Reptile Show gave kids...

Local Voices: Lincoln-Lansing Drainage District follow-up

...It was a reaction to an annual $2.00 bill I received from the Lincoln-Lansing Drainage District for 2023 service rendered...

Be Encouraged Now’s ‘Free Market’ will give away new, gently used items on Tuesdays in July

Be Encouraged Now has organized a giveaway of toys, clothes, shoes, bikes, and other items at Mt. Zion Ministries on Tuesdays in July...