The idea came during the daily bus rides to and from school.
Along her bus route, Homer Glen resident Justyn Boyce, 10, would see litter scattered across the side of the streets and in the nearby grass. Surprised by the volume of trash, Boyce would even try to count how many pieces of garbage she saw each way of her commute.
The PorterBots, a Lockport Township High School robotics team, recently took part in the Midwest Regional FIRST Robotics Competition at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago. Photo submitted
April 18, 2017By Mary Stroka, Freelance ReporterNews, School
A team of Lockport high school students has designed robots for competitions that can climb five-foot ropes, shoot wiffle balls and accomplish other feats. And in the process, its members have gained friendships, skills and insight into their upcoming careers.
Isabella Rybka, 1, of Homer Glen, fills her basket with eggs during the annual Easter Egg Hunt April 9 at St. Bernard Parish in Homer Glen. Photos by Jason Maholy/22nd Century Media
April 17, 2017By Jason Maholy, Freelance ReporterLife & Arts
Eggs, bunnies and flowers are considered, for different reasons, to be among the symbols of spring.
And while sightings of the latter two during the first few chilly and damp weeks of the season of rebirth have been rare here in the southwest suburbs, eggs — in particular, the bright-colored, surprise-filled variety — were in high supply April 9 at St. Bernard Parish in Homer Glen.
The petite filet mignon ($29) — accompanied by choice of baked potato or hand-cut fries, along with a house salad or cup of Primal Cut beef vegetable soup — is one of the signature dinner entrees at The Primal Cut Steakhouse in Tinley Park. Photos by Thomas Czaja/22nd Century Media
Approximately six years ago, a chef entered a steakhouse in Chicago, where he met another chef working as a dining room captain.
Little did Paul Spass know when he sat down and became a regular customer of Mark Dewar’s that evening that the two would become friends and ultimately business partners, one day opening their own restaurant together.
“Behold I make all things new!” says God enthroned in glory in Heaven (Revelations 21:5).
The Resurrection of Jesus Christ does indeed make all things new, and how providential that this event and the observance of its occurs during the season of the year when all things are becoming new again.