To the delight of those of us who attended these colorful and upbeat events last year, the Kozmic Picnik and Second Line Parade will again be featured this Saturday at the East Lansing Summer Solstice Jazz Festival.
The deadline approaches for ELi’s first Summer Youth Journalism Program, a two-week program happening in August. Accepted applicants aged 14-22 will be given a $250 stipend for participation and will also be paid for published reporting.
Lead developer for the Center City District project, Mark Bell of Harbor Bay Real Estate, tells ELi today, “Let me please be very clear, I am making no representations that should be mistaken as facts.”
Acting Superintendent Dori Leyko told the East Lansing Board of Education Monday night that the administration has decided the first round of construction, and that once Red Cedar is renovated, the first schools to be rebuilt will be Donley and Glencairn.
Council has put its final stamp of approval on the Park District proposal. If the state approves the $10 million tax credit for the project next month, demolition could start in August, with the blighted buildings gone by early fall.
Please join us at Black Cat Bistro on June 22 to meet our Publisher Alice Dreger, Managing Editor Ann Nichols, and some of our reporters. We'll provide appetizers and lively conversation about everything from EL politics to the current state of local news.
ELi's two-week-long Summer Youth Journalism Program still has a small number of spots open, and so we have extended the application deadline for people aged 14-22. Meanwhile, from you old people, we are looking for lunch money for the kids.
The Country Mill is suing the City of East Lansing, alleging the business has been excluded from the East Lansing’s Farmer’s Market “solely because the City dislikes the farmer’s profession of his religious beliefs about marriage on Facebook.” ELi brings you the details.