Genevieve Consolino, of Homer Glen, picks out prizes for her goodie bag with a little help from her mother, Jennifer, on Saturday, Aug. 12, at Prairie Fest at Annunciation Byzantine Catholic Church. Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media
August 15, 2017By Laurie Fanelli, Freelance ReporterLife & Arts
There are two sides to every story at Homer Township Public Library’s used book sale.
Every used book has at least two stories to tell; the chapters that unfold from cover to cover, and the plots that led each particular book to find itself in need of a new reader.
The mac n cheese dog ($3.75) is a classic dog loaded with spiral mac n cheese, cooked in house at The Lucky Hot Dog in Tinley Park. Kirsten Onsgard/22nd Century Media
The Lockport girls cross country team is looking to bring the pack back.
The squad will be doing more pack running this season, meaning they will stick together as a team during runs in an effort to have all their runners place as high as possible.
Lockport’s Nick Kowalczyk attempts to corral the ball during a game last season.
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Just a few short years ago, the Lockport Township boys soccer team was reaching new heights.
The Porters went 33-8-5 in the two seasons of 2013 and 2014, setting a school record for wins with 17 in reaching the sectional title game in 2014.
By now, you have noticed, I am sure, that we are full-on into back-to-school mania. The list of required school supplies has been hanging ominously on our refrigerator for weeks — a not to subtle reminder that, “It’s over kids. Get it together; The time has come!”