Community

Mayors' Ramadan Unity Dinner Brings Communities Together

Thursday, October 13, 2016

It's not too late to buy tickets for tomorrow night's Ramadan Unity Dinner hosted by East Lansing Mayor Mark Meadows and Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero. This year's theme is "United in Hope - Against Hunger!"

Indigenous People’s Day Celebration Draws Large Crowd

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

This year marked the first time the City of East Lansing recognized Indigenous People's Day in place of Columbus Day. Lee Sprague (photo) and other speakers at a celebration at The Rock noted the holiday's history and pointed to present-day concerns of many North American indigenous people.

CATA Presents Possible Revisions to BRT Plan

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

This week, CATA presented residents with several alternatives to the originally proposed BRT plan, based on community feedback. Ann Nichols reports.

Council Votes to Replace Columbus Day with Indigenous People's Day

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Above: Emmy Scott speaking to East Lansing's City Council on September 27.

This year, for the first time in its history, instead of Columbus Day, the City of East Lansing will celebrate Indigenous People’s Day on the second Monday of October.

Aquatic Center Goes To The Dogs

Thursday, September 8, 2016

EL's Aquatic Center closes the 2016 season with a swimming party for dogs, whether they just want to wade a little or jump off the diving board. Humans are also invited (but not in the water).

Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist Speaks on Immigration

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Sonia Nazario talked to EL residents about the harrowing realities of immigration as part of this year's One Book One Community. ELi's Heather Paris reports.

Saturday Event Promotes Safety, Healthy Kids & Cleaner Air

Thursday, August 25, 2016

ELi's Casandra Eriksen has the details on tomorrow's Walk and Roll Safety Day, a family-oriented event offering walking and biking education activities including an obstacle course, safety training courses, bike safety checks, helmet fittings, and more.

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