Local synagogue engages community in dialogue on public education
Oct. 16 2014
Thursday, Oct. 16 — Congregation Kehillat Israel will hold a community forum on public education at 2 p.m. Sunday as part of the synagogue’s Committee on Social Justice project
Reflections from Michigan students who joined protests in Ferguson
Oct. 15 2014
ST. LOUIS — In a questionable Dennys somewhere outside of Michigan City, Ind., Crystal Gause told me she was ready to die. We made a pit stop for a cheap lunch on our way to Ferguson. It must have...
Oct. 15 2014
Property: 551 Beech, East Lansing Owners: Julianne and James Rosinksi Shortly after buying this home, its owners located a 1933 photograph of the house taken soon after its construction in 1925....
Voters deserve better in the governor’s race
Oct. 15 2014
Early last week it looked like Gov. Rick Snyder was pulling away from Democratic challenger Mark Schauer. A live phone poll of 600 likely voters commissioned by the Detroit News and WDIV-TV, taken Oct....
Oct. 15 2014
Don’t let the dogs out Lansing Board of Water & Light wants to read your meters without Fido around. Every year there “a few” dog bites suffered by meter readers, according to Steve...
Democratic leaders push back against ´anti-woman´ policies
Oct. 15 2014
The Women’s Center of Greater Lansing was packed with powerhouse women Tuesday demanding equal rights, pay and more. U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, state Senate Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer...
Lansing Bike Party is a throwback to 1890 with Tweed Ride
Oct. 10 2014
They may look a little fancier than your typical cyclists, but they are sure to be warm. Old school Schwinns with people in vintage style wool knickers will be cruising along Michigan Avenue...
Fun for all at the first “How-To-Halloween” event at the Lansing Center
Oct. 10 2014
FRIDAY, OCT. 10 – A friendly Halloween decorating competition between two across-the-street neighbors sparked their collaboration for Lansing’s first “How-To-Halloween.”...
Henry Brimmer art display debuts during Old Town Oktoberfest
Oct. 10 2014
FRIDAY, OCT. 10 – Old Town is under surveillance. Perched atop a Turner Street building are silhouetted figures that could cause your heart to stop for a second. One appears to have binoculars; the...
South Lansing man fishes for those hungry for spirit, unity and belief
Oct. 8 2014
“Believe” That’s how the man at the corner of Cavanaugh and Cedar Lansing wants to be known. It’s 7:40 a.m. Thursday. The sun is barely breaking through the foggy September air....
Oct. 8 2014
Property: 4000 N. Grand River Ave., Lansing Owner: Sam X. Eyde Assessed: $401,400 Owner says: “This site was approved by the Lansing Brownfield Redevelopment Authority on May 5 this year. We...
Walberg and Byrnes far apart in 7th District congressional race
Oct. 8 2014
When looking at campaign financing, it is often the political action committees that define the candidate. The Koch brothers´ PAC contributions to Republican Rep. Tim Walberg signal arch conservative;...
Oct. 8 2014
Absentee walk-in voting hours extended to meet demand in Lansing If absentee ballots are an early indication, this election season has voter attention. The Lansing City Clerk expanded absentee walk-in...
East Lansing shuts the door on Just Energy
Oct. 8 2014
Lansing and East Lansing residents are encouraged to call police if representatives of Just Energy come knocking on their door. East Lansing barred the company Sept. 24 from soliciting door-to-door after...
Supreme Court refuses to hear marriage equality cases, all eyes on Michigan now
Oct. 7 2014
After the U.S. Supreme Court let stand same-sex marriage laws in five states today, Michigan supporters are waiting to join the club. But the proverbial jury is still out
Julie Powers named new director of the Greater Lansing Housing Coalition
Oct. 7 2014
Whether she’s monitoring water quality on the Grand River, parking bicycles at music festivals or helping the elderly or disabled secure affordable and accessible housing, it’s all the same...
More than 100 ride in silence to raise bicycle safety awareness, honor those killed while riding
Oct. 5 2014
SUNDAY, OCT. 5 – They rode at a snail’s pace – 10 miles an hour – in the damp chill of this early October afternoon. They had their bright yellow jackets and helmets on. Barely...
New Lansing police station a win-win for the city
Oct. 2 2014
THURSDAY, OCT. 2 – The new Lansing Police Department Operations Center is a testament to creative use of space and creative partnerships.The Lansing School District gets a tenant for a largely v
24th annual Empty Bowls event raises money for the Greater Lansing Food Bank
Oct. 2 2014
Elegance and high-end flavors were scooped out by the bowlful at Troppo restaurant today. Troppo hosted the 24th annual Empty Bowls event to raise money for the Greater Lansing Food Bank. AT&T also sponsored...
Michigan Flyer and passengers challenge Detroit Metro bus stop change
Oct. 1 2014
Bogus. That’s what Chad Cushman has to say about why his Michigan Flyer now has to drop passengers off two football fields away from the terminal door at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport. "All...

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