Community

East Lansing Social Services Funding Likely to Be Cut

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

East Lansing’s City Council looks likely to follow City staff’s recommendation to cut funding to local social service organizations in order to put funds towards infrastructure repairs and City debt associated with prior development. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.

ELi Continues Summer Youth Journalism Program, Seeks Support

Monday, April 23, 2018

Fresh off winning a Crystal Award partly for its engagement of area youth in local reporting, East Lansing Info (ELi) today begins accepting applications for its second annual Summer Youth Journalism Program. Applications for the two-week intensive educational program will be processed until the August program reaches its maximum capacity of eight students, ages 15 and up.

Community Conversation about Race Set to Happen

Friday, April 20, 2018

Following up on the request of ELHS student Alex Hosey, the City of East Lansing and the Human Relations Commission will be hosting an inaugural “community conversation about race” next Wednesday evening.

ELi Honored with East Lansing's Public Service Award

Friday, April 20, 2018

The people who bring East Lansing local news through ELi have been honored by the City with a 2018 Crystal Award. At last night's ceremony, four individuals were also honored for their work: Jeff Kusler, Christine Root, and Karen and Jerry Jennings.

Steve Whelan Looks Back as Next Chapter Begins

Thursday, April 19, 2018

"The paramedic said my name," says Whelan. "Having someone say your name in a situation like that is amazing. It was a student I had helped a couple times years before, and there he was, right there for me when I was in desperate need." Ann Kammerer has the story.

ELHS Alumni Congratulate the Class of 2018: Tanya Kantner May

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

In the third of a series, ELi's Ann Kammerer profiles East Lansing High School graduates who live, work and retain ties in EL. From now through early June, we'll feature their reflections and informal advice to the graduating class.

ELHS Alumni Congratulate the Class of 2018: Katie Doyal

Friday, April 13, 2018

In the second of a series, ELi's Ann Kammerer profiles East Lansing High School graduates who live, work and retain ties in EL. From now through early June, we'll feature their reflections and informal advice to the graduating class.

School Board Covers Red Cedar’s Future, School Security, and Sex Ed

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Earlier this week, the EL School Board had its first discussion about how Red Cedar Elementary will be used after it serves as a temporary base for the students of Glencairn, Pinecrest, Marble and Whitehills as their buildings are demolished and rebuilt. ELi's Ann Nichols reports.

Funding Sought for Bailey Park Fixes

Friday, March 23, 2018

The Bailey Community Association has been working with City staff to design a new plan for Bailey Park. Now they are working on getting funding in place. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.

Diversity Festival Draws Large Crowd

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Responding to the local appearance of a white nationalist group, hundreds of area residents gathered yesterday for a Celebration of Diversity Festival at All Saints Episcopal Church. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.

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