Lan-oak Park District
Leaders and advocates from Northwest Indiana and the neighboring Chicago Southland came together on the state line between Munster and Lansing recently to officially open the Pennsy Greenway.
LANSING | The Lan-Oak Park District is hosting the Saving Our Heritage Timeline Event on May 18 and May 19.
More than 20 years ago as my husband and I were planning our wedding, we started looking at houses in the south suburbs and Northwest Indiana. We decided we wanted to move to Lansing. One thing that factored into that decision was the parks, which made it an inviting place to live. My brothe…
LANSING | The one-quarter of village voters who turned out in Tuesday’s municipal elections narrowly rejected a referendum that would have permitted a property tax increase for the Lan-Oak Park District.
LANSING | Regardless of the final outcome, Lan-Oak Park District Executive Director John Wilson said he was pleased with the way local voters reacted to a referendum asking for a tax rate increase.
LANSING | In most municipal elections, the political battle for mayor or village president is the draw.
LANSING | The Lan-Oak Park District is once again seeking a 10-cent increase in its tax rate that would generate $450,000 for capital improvements.
LANSING | The Lan-Oak Park District is running a 2-for-1 special in the month of January. Buy an annual fitness membership and add a second person to the membership completely free. Call the Eisenhower Center for additional information at (708) 474-8552 or visit lanoakparkdistrict.org.
Looking for something to do in October? By October you will be reminiscing about the summer. Your children will be over their first-day-of-school nerves. You’ll be thinking about the upcoming holidays and all of the other stressful items in your life. Trust me, you will need a break! So mark…
When I first moved to Lansing, one thing I got excited about was the Lan-Oak Park District. I looked forward to having children and enrolling them in programs at the park district.
Welcome to spring 2012. I am confident we all can agree the weather over the last several weeks has been unusual but a pleasant surprise. We all now can start to think about all of the activities we want to participate in since the nice weather is finally here.
Our home was located in Germantown -- a neighborhood, back in the day, that took care of everybody. My parents were parents of all of my friends and vice versa. It is totally different today. Today many people in the neighborhood do not even know their neighbors. What a shame.
LANSING | The Schultz Park Neighborhood Group received a grant from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans to plant seven trees in Schultz Park.
Members of the Schultz Park Neighborhood Group are pictured as new trees are planted at the park. From left are Doris Archer, Mike Morris, Carol Surufka and Pam Smith.
Josh Crosby, of Lansing, releases a butterfly at the 2010 butterfly release by Camp Quality, an organization for children with cancer.
LANSING | The Lan-Oak Park District is sponsoring a free health and wellness fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the clock tower at Ridge and Grant Street in downtown Lansing.
Maya Walter, 8, of Calumet City, prepares to defend her goal against South Holland's players in the opening season game of the Southeast Suburban Soccer League.
CALUMET CITY | The Southeast Suburban Soccer League has started.
Lansing community events co-coordinator Orale Thea, from left, explains the rules of a game involving an egg and spoon to Owen Scherer, 4, and Jodah Nelson, 5, during the Grand Ole Fourth Celebration at Lansing's Lan-Oak Park.
Walter Cross, of Lynwood, chows down on corn on the cob Monday at the Lan-Oak Park District's Grand Ole Fourth Celebration at Lan-Oak Park in Lansing.
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