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News Spotlight: Mayor-Elect Schor Announces Transition Team

Lansing Mayor-elect Andy Schor has selected an experienced slate of Lansing leaders to lead his transition team. The team, which is already hard at work, will meet throughout the rest of the year and make policy recommendations to the Mayor-elect on education, economic and business development, neighborhoods and public safety and infrastructure. Rina Risper has been chosen to serve as a Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee Co-Chair.

Read More Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Excuse me, are you listening?


Dear Readers,
There’s something about having the opportunity to reflect on what you have been doing right and wrong as a parent.  There isn’t a guide book on parenting because each child is uniquely different. 
Read More Saturday, November 4, 2017
News Spotlight - Pattengill Shooting Investigation- UPDATE

 On Friday, November 3, 2017 at approximately 4:33 p.m. the Ingham County 9-1-1 Center received several calls regarding a possible shooting that had just occurred at Pattengill Academy (626 Marshall Ave). When officers from the Lansing Police Department (LPD) arrived on scene they received information from witnesses that a black SUV vehicle was seen leaving the scene after the shooting.

Read More Friday, November 3, 2017
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month


 Marcia Civils and Monica Blackwell are both breast cancer survivors who volunteer and raise money for “It’s a Breast Thing.”

Read More Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Milk Means More: Make Easy Pumpkin Spice Latte at Home


Servings: 4
Serving Size: 8 ounces
3 cups fat-free, 2% or whole milk
Read More Sunday, October 15, 2017
Movie: “Kingsman: The Golden Circle”


Studio:  20th Century Fox (2 hr. 21 mins)
Plot:  When the Kingsman are under siege by a mad drug lord, they must team up with their American cousins to stop her.
Cast:  Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Halle Berry, Julianne Moore, Elton John, Hanna Alström Channing Tatum, Jeff Bridges
Rating:  R
Bottom Line:  ***
Read More Sunday, October 15, 2017
MY PET WORLD: Don’t believe it; dogs can get fleas at a kennel


By Cathy M. Rosenthal
Tribune Content Agency
  We boarded our 115-pound white German shepherd, for 10 days. A few hours after picking him up from the kennel, we discovered he had fleas. The kennel owner said the flea life cycle was 14 days and therefore, my dog could not have gotten fleas during his stay. 
Read More Sunday, October 15, 2017
For worriers, expressive writing cools brain on stressful tasks

EAST LANSING, MI --  Chronic worriers, take note: Simply writing about your feelings may help you perform an upcoming stressful task more efficiently, finds a Michigan State University study that measured participants’ brain activity.
Read More Sunday, October 15, 2017
Fighting Back Against Hatred And Violence

During the past several months we have seen, all across our nation, a startling increase in the showing of hatred and insensitivity towards various minority groups here in the United States, and also even here locally in the mid-Michigan area. A milestone in the advance of this hatred and related acts of bullying and violence occurred during the demonstrations and protest which occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia, during late August of this year.

Read More Sunday, October 15, 2017
News Spotlight: Homicide in Lansing - Update

 On Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at approximately 10:45 p.m. Lansing Police were dispatched to an apartment in the 4900 block of S. Pennsylvania on a Medial call (check welfare of the resident).



Read More Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Heroin and Opioid Epidemic: Impact on Families in the Greater Lansing Area

 The opioid and heroin epidemic are devastating families in a home near you. 

Read More Friday, September 15, 2017


By Curlada Eure-Harris

 All higher education institutions encourage students to accomplish a variety of activities in order for them to achieve success in college.   Here are 10 commonly expected activities to accomplish, to achieve some noteworthy level of college success.
Read More Monday, August 28, 2017
Heroin and Opioid Epidemic: Balancing the Roles of Law Enforcement and Addiction Treatment and Therapy

 Deputy Chris Cunningham, Eaton Assistant Prosecutor Adrienne Van Langevelde, Judge Julie Reincke, and attorney Rob Portman.  Judge Reincke presides the Eaton County’s drug and sobriety court.  

Photo by Howard T. Spence
Read More Monday, August 21, 2017
THE KID’S DOCTOR: How to prevent bug bites all summer long

  By Sue Hubbard, M.D.
   It is the time of year for bugs and bites, and I see a lot of kids with bites coming into my office. Parents ask, “What kind of bite is it?” And in most of the kids I see are having a reaction to a mosquito bite. Parents are extremely concerned that the reaction may be abnormal and lead to breathing issues or that the bite it is infected. 
Read More Wednesday, August 16, 2017
MY PET WORLD: What to do when your dog eats dog poop


By Cathy M. Rosenthal
Tribune Content Agency
  Dear Cathy,
  My adult daughter and her family have a female lab mix named Scooby. Despite my seeing her three to four times a year (they live in Atlanta), she is always afraid of me and will sometimes bark and growl at me. Eventually she calms down and I can pet her. Even though she jumps on our bed and seems glad to see us, she avoids me later. She also got very upset with my other son-in-law and never calmed down enough for him to pet her.
Read More Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Mint Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream Sandwiches


Read More Tuesday, August 15, 2017
First Annual Malcolm X Day feature X’s niece, and Detroit Radio host

By Ron Davis

LANSING, MI --The Unity Project of Lansing, a local grassroots group organized to share the rich cultural experiences and history of the African American community, hosted its 1st annual celebration of Lansing hero and civil rights icon, Malcolm X.

Read More Tuesday, August 15, 2017
U.S. Supreme Court Issues Order on Refugee Executive Order

 By Judi Harris

Refugee Service Director,
St. Vincent Catholic Charities
On June 26th, the U.S. Supreme Court partially lifted the preliminary injunctions that were halting full implementation of the Administration's Executive Order 13780. The Supreme Court decision narrows access to visas for nonimmigrants (e.g., students) and for immigrants from six Muslim-majority countries, as well as access to U.S. resettlement for ALL refugees.
Read More Thursday, August 10, 2017
Movie: “Spider-Man: Home Coming”

 Studio:  Sony/Marvel (2 hrs. 13 min.)

Plot: With the help of his mentor Tony Stark, Peter Parker, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student while fighting crime as Spider-Man.
Cast: Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr., Jon Favreau, Bokeem Woodbine, Jacob Batalon
Rating: PG-13
Bottom Line: ****
Read More Monday, August 7, 2017
Register of Deeds striving for ‘good deeds every day’

  The Register of Deeds office is located at the Ingham County Courthouse in Mason, Mi on the 

second floor.
TNCP  photo
Below: Derrick Quinney, Ingham County Register of Deed
Read More Monday, August 7, 2017

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