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A Sister’s Pregnancy Surprise One Week After Brother’s Homicide

 

 

 

 

 

Above: Natasha Hall’s son, Michael Anthony Hall was born on March 16, 2016 at 3:45 am at just 35 weeks. Her brother, Michael “Mikey” McKissic II,  was murdered in Lansing, MI on August 1, 2015, just 7 months prior to the birth of his nephew.  She believes that it is not a  coincidence.

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Read More Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Excuse me. Are you listening? The Unintentional or Intentional Eavesdropper?

Dear Readers, 

 
It used to always feel wonderful when someone would ask me to meet at a coffee shop for a business meeting.   More recently, I am finding that it is better to stay in an office setting depending on the type of conversation that you are going to have.  Watching the steam rise from your cup of black coffee with a double shot of expresso, while waiting for your coffee mate to arrive can sometimes turn you into a chatterbox.
Read More Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Healthy Stuffed Pepper Casserole

 The extra lean ground turkey breast makes this low calorie meal a winner for those who are watching their weight.  It tastes great too.  Everyone in the family will be satisfied

Read More Tuesday, April 3, 2018
The Sixth Annual Ceremony and Dinner Set for National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

 

 LANSING, MI – The New Citizens Press Community Action Network (TNCPCAN) in commemoration of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW), April 8-14, 2018, will be hosting the sixth annual dinner and ceremony at Lansing City Hall to raise awareness about crime victims’ issues and rights and introduce the community to the important resources and services available. 

 
Read More Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Milk Means More: Homemade Fettuccine Alfredo

 This easy dish can be served with garlic bread and a side of brussel sprouts or spinach for a healthy meal.

Read More Monday, March 26, 2018
Part II: Ingham County Land Bank: Two Drug Rehabilitation Facilities in One Square Block?

 Editor’s Note:  This was printed in the last edition, however, I am reprinting it for clarity and content. Everything about this transaction between Ingham County Land Bank and MidMichigan Recovery Services (MMRS) appears shady, underhanded and suspicious and should be investigated thoroughly.  

Read More Thursday, March 22, 2018
Interpersonal Edge: Fix this one flaw for success

 By Dr. Daneen Skube

Tribune Content Agency
 
 
  Q. Is there one character flaw that is most harmful to a successful career? I’m starting 2018 really examining my strengths and weaknesses and am a huge fan of this column. I thought your experience would give you a good sense of what people do that most hurts their chances of success?
Read More Friday, March 16, 2018
Jill on Money: Working longer means a better retirement

 

By Jill Schlesinger
Tribune Content Agency
 
  Years ago, I wrote an article that warned people not to place too much faith in their ability to work longer to fund retirement.
Read More Friday, March 16, 2018
A Sister’s Wish: To Solve Her Brother’s Homicide

 Left: Natasha Hall holds a poster sized photo of her brother, Michael “Mikey” McKissic II, who was murdered in Lansing, MI on August 1, 2015. His murder is still unsolved.

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Read More Saturday, March 10, 2018
Excuse me, are you listening?: Ingham County Land Bank: Two Drug Rehabilitation Facilities in One Square Block?

  Editor’s Note:  This was printed in the last edition, however, I am reprinting it for clarity and content. Everything about this transaction between Ingham County Land Bank and MidMichigan Recovery Services (MMRS) appears shady, underhanded and suspicious and should be investigated thoroughly.  People should be very knowledgeable about any and everything that goes on in their community especially those things that have potential for lasting impact.

Read More Saturday, March 10, 2018
What Can Divine Love Do?

 Walters will present a free talk, “The Healing Power of Divine Love,” on Sunday, February 25, at 2:00 p.m., in Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road, East Lansing.

“No power can withstand divine Love.” Could that possibly be true?


Read More Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Bank Robbery Suspect Caught

 On Friday, February 9, 2018 at approximately 3:30 p.m. Lansing Police were dispatched to a Bank Robbery in the 5200 block of S. Cedar St. (Comerica Bank).

 
Read More Friday, February 9, 2018
Update: Death Investigation

 On Friday, 2/9/18 at approximately 12:10 p.m. Lansing Police were dispatched to the 4300 block of Pleasant Grove Rd. in regard to a shooting. Ingham County 911 Central dispatch advised responding officers of subject lying outside near a building.

Update:  This death was ruled a suicide.

 

 
Read More Friday, February 9, 2018
Armed Robbery Arrest

 Arbow Abdikadir Musa was arrested for armed robbery.

Read More Friday, February 9, 2018
News Spotlight: Flint is Helping Find Missing Family Members

The Michigan State Police, Genesee County Medical Examiner’s Office, NamUS and Crime Stoppers of Flint & Genesee County are hosting Identify the Missing 

 

Read More Monday, February 5, 2018
News Spotlight: Michigan Couple Identified in Multi-State Cold Case Homicide Investigation

Remains Found in Missouri and Arkansas in 1978

Read More Monday, February 5, 2018
#ProjectArtMatters Fundraiser to Benefit Lansing Students

Above: Darion Brown, host of Reo Town Sessions, Alejandro Saláis and Michael ‘Mikeyy’ Austin during the check presentation in 2017.

 
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Read More Monday, February 5, 2018
Community Activism Begins on a “High Note” of Enthusiasm in 2018

Diane Nash, the keynote speaker at the annual luncheon coordinated by the Greater Lansing Area Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Commission.

Read More Monday, February 5, 2018
Lansing Students Prepare for Trip to Japan

From left to right:  Japanese language and culture teachers Dawn Stark from Everett High School (E) and Bridget Cooper from JW Sexton High School (S) convened with students; Miracle Yang (S), Monica Medina (S), Kenneth Hobday (E),  Kyjuana Floyd (S), Zakari Williams (E) and Eddianys Torres (E).  

Photo by Howard T. Spence
Read More Sunday, February 4, 2018
Excuse me, are you listening? Ingham County Land Bank: Two Drug Rehabilitation Facilities in One Square Block?

Dear Readers,

 
Yes it is true that Ingham County Land Bank has accepted an offer from Mid- Michigan Recovery Services (MMRS), for men recovering from substance abuse.  I am finding it difficult to understand who thought this would be a good idea.  We have a 30 bed facility around the corner on Willow Street that also serves men.  They would like to have a 16 bed facility to add to our neighborhood.   As a 28 year resident and business owner it is disturbing.

 

Read More Thursday, February 1, 2018

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