Category Archives: Government

More developments to come to Grand River

Entirely East Lansing Gabriella Galloway East Lansing residents today would have a hard time recognizing Grand River Avenue if they were to look back at pictures from its beginnings. The once Indian-made trail has been home to movie theatres, department … Continue reading

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Senior Center expresses concerns about funding

By Chloe Kiple Entirely East Lansing EAST LANSING— Residents are taxed to provide resources for citizens 60 years and older, but sometimes, old legislation makes it difficult for that money to make it back to local senior centers. Kelly Arndt, … Continue reading

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Building permit request approved by Planning Commission

By Katie McCoy Entirely East Lansing EAST LANSING – Pablo Majano, planning and zoning community development analyst, requested approval to have the ability to apply for a building permit for Michigan State University Federal Credit Union’s headquarters and other zoning … Continue reading

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Prime Time Seniors contribute to a new mosaic for East Lansing

By Gabriella Galloway Entirely East Lansing Prime Time Seniors from the Hannah Community Center joined forces with East Lansing middle schoolers and special education students to create an intergenerational mosaic. The mosaic is a part of the Artist Alley for … Continue reading

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East Lansing partners with Michigan State to recognize mental health

By Gabriella Galloway Entirely East Lansing A city council meeting on March 15 approved the recognition of this week as Mental Health Awareness Week with hopes to spread knowledge about the misperceptions and reality of mental health. This approved resolution … Continue reading

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East Lansing’s City Council and School Board tackle school updates

By Danielle Chesney Entirely East Lansing EAST LANSING – During a joint meeting of the East Lansing City Council and East Lansing Public School Board this past Monday, three residents advocated to update the city’s neighborhood schools and reopen Red … Continue reading

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East Lansing seniors and special needs students create art

By Chloe Kiple Entirely East Lansing EAST LANSING—Students squish red clay between their palms as they carefully mold small angel figurines. Smiling faces, laughter and conversation fill the room. On March 21, the joy was palpable in the art studio … Continue reading

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City council to accept new technology and innovation task force

Council member Shanna Draheim on the new task force. Camille Douglas Entirely East Lansing EAST LANSING – The East Lansing City Council tabled the acceptance of the proposal for a new technology and innovation task force at their meeting March 8 until … Continue reading

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Local charities vying for grant money

By Chloe Kiple Entirely East Lansing EAST LANSING — Over 90,000 adults in the greater Lansing area are functionally illiterate, or cannot read above a third grade reading level, according to the 2012 U.S. Census survey. This makes it difficult … Continue reading

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East Lansing Historic Districts at Risk

By Chloe Kiple Entirely East Lansing EAST LANSING– Proposed state legislation could put East Lansing’s historic districts in jeopardy. House Bill 5232 and Senate Bill 0270, which are currently on the floor of the Michigan legislature, propose to dissolve historic … Continue reading

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