Sept. 4 2013
Bob Trezise first realized he had a problem in the Walnut Neighborhood 428 days ago. As president and CEO of the Lansing Economic Area Partnership, he helped announce on July 3, 2012 — alongside...
Aug. 29 2013
Thursday, Aug. 29 — The Lansing Housing Commission is actively trying to sell its abandoned, eight-story Oliver Towers building downtown and will host two public open houses next week in an attempt...
Aug. 28 2013
Wednesday, Aug. 28 — The Ingham County Board of Commissioners chose Democrat Bryan Crenshaw Tuesday to fill the soon-to-be vacant seat of commissioner Debbie De Leon, who is resigning to take a job...
Aug. 28 2013
The Internal Revenue Service revoked the tax-exempt status of the nonprofit South Lansing Community Development Association in May 2012 for failing to file annual financial reports. But the association...
Aug. 28 2013
Mohamad Abduljaber allegedly had a nice little system going for a few years. Abduljaber, a city-identified “problematic slumlord” who owns nearly 40 properties in Lansing, would send his tenants...
Aug. 26 2013
Monday, Aug. 26 — Lansing voters will decide in November whether to add language to the City Charter related to the “use, possession or transfer” of up to an ounce of marijuana for those...
Aug. 26 2013
Monday, Aug. 26 — After tabling a resolution to accept federal grant money for a proposed 3.5-mile paved path across south Lansing by Jolly Road, the Lansing City Council unanimously agreed tonight...
Aug. 23 2013
Friday, Aug. 23 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero was on Lansing’s north side for the second time in three days to announce another multi-million-dollar redevelopment project
Aug. 22 2013
Thursday, Aug. 22 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero received nearly $14,000 between Jan. 1 and June 30 this year for his city administrative, or “527,” account. Almost half of that came from...
Aug. 21 2013
East Lansing could soon become the second city in the state to create a domestic partner registry, a largely symbolic way of recognizing those who legally cannot, such as same-sex partners, or choose not...
Aug. 21 2013
When former Lansing State Journal columnist John Schneider left the paper after 24 years in April 2012, his editor and publisher were “totally committed,” he said he was told, to carrying on...
Aug. 21 2013
“So many people hate what makes them different. If you celebrate what makes you unique, amazing things can happen.” As the cultural landscape turns to acceptance of the LGBT community, that...
Aug. 16 2013
Friday, Aug. 16 — Third Ward Lansing City Councilwoman A’Lynne Boles-Robinson is feeling much better about accepting a $1.1 million federal grant to help pay for a non-motorized pathway through...
Aug. 15 2013
Thursday, Aug. 15 — Forty bike racks installed throughout the city as part of a new bike-sharing program have been empty since being unveiled 12 days ago. Organizers hope that won't be the case by...
Aug. 14 2013
Wednesday, Aug. 14 — The city of Lansing’s Ethics Board cleared City Council President Carol Wood Tuesday night of any wrongdoing after a formal complaint alleged she used city resources for...
Aug. 14 2013
Lansing City Council President Carol Wood has revealed more about her sources of consulting income, which include major local institutions. She has been paid by Lansing Community College, Ingham Regional...
Aug. 14 2013
As of Monday night, it appears there’s yet another fight over non-motorized pathways in southwest Lansing. Reminiscent of the Council/administration fight over a sidewalk along Waverly Road, now...
Aug. 14 2013
The first half hour of the 1991 fictional crime movie “New Jack City” introduces viewers to The Carter, a high-rise apartment complex in New York City that’s taken over by the Cash Money...
Aug. 12 2013
Monday, Aug. 12 — Lansing City Councilwoman A’Lynne Boles-Robinson pulled a resolution to accept a $1.1 million federal grant from tonight’s meeting agenda because a representative from...
Aug. 7 2013
Since close of business Friday, the daily newspaper in this town has been without an executive editor

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