• Kyle Jacobson, a teacher and student council co-sponsor at Oak Prairie Junior High School, strikes a pose with students Chris Nakashian and Emily Baio at the school's St. Baldrick's dance held on Friday, March 20 at the school. Photos by Tristan Zeier/22nd Century Media

    Oak Prairie holds St. Baldrick’s festivities

    March 25, 2015 By Tim Hadac, Staff Writer News, School

    An Oak Prairie Junior High School sixth grader, eager to attend his first St. Baldrick’s dance, walked into the school at 6 p.m.

  • Attendees (left to right) Arlene Burns, Alice Furtek and Carole Betancourt chat with Pam Perino from Young Living Essential Oils Saturday, March 21, at 22nd Century Media’s Active Aging Expo. Photos by Rick Sanchez/RickSanchezPhotography.com

    Active Aging Expo draws more than 1,000 to Orland Park

    March 25, 2015 By Felicitas Cortez, Staff Writer News

    If age is just a number, then 50-plus is a good one to be, thanks to the Active Aging Expo.

  • Members of the Concert Choir perform “Come to the Music” during the Lockport Township High School Choir Department’s annual Spring Concert held Thursday, March 19 at the East Auditorium in Lockport. Photos by Felicitas Cortez/22nd Century Media

    LTHS spring choir concert shines with performances

    March 26, 2015 By Felicitas Cortez, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    Beautiful music was in full bloom at Lockport Township High School as the LTHS Choir Department’s annual spring concert was held Thursday, March 19 at the East Auditorium in Lockport, fe

  • Pictured is the bison sugo ($24) at Harvest Room in Palos Heights. It features slow-braised Indiana bison over hand-rolled sweet potato gnocchi, with candied walnuts and Fresno chiles. Bill Jones/22nd Century Media

    Harvest Room keeps creativity alive with new chef, spring menu

    March 26, 2015 By Bill Jones, Managing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    When it comes to creativity, Harvest Room was never in short supply.

  • Tyler Hair, a senior on the Lockport boys baseball team, participates in a throwing exercise on Wednesday, March 18 at his team’s practice. The Porters look to have a strong year. Tristan Zeier/22nd Century Media

    Lockport baseball gears up for big season

    March 26, 2015 By Randy Whalen, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    The fickle nature of a single elimination high school baseball tournament can be motivating.