• Goodings Grove first-grader Nojus Sliviskis (right) and international bubble artist Geoff Akins are put inside a bubble during a Tuesday, Sept. 9 assembly at the Homer Glen school. Lauren Finkler/22nd Century Media

    Bubble artist amazes Goodings Grove youngsters

    September 15, 2014 By Lauren Finkler, Editor News, School

    He wasn’t quite Glinda the Good Witch of “The Wizard of Oz,” but it’s not unimaginable that bubble artist Geoff Akins could have floated out to Goodings Grove School in a shimmery, trans

  • The Rev. Steve Lee shares a slideshow presentation during “God’s Grace at Ground Zero,” a program he presented Thursday, Sept. 11, at Homer Jr. High. Tristan Zeier/22nd Century Media

    Local pastor shares experiences at 9/11 event

    September 15, 2014 By Lee Cruz, Staff Writer News

    Blending his experiences in ministry and law enforcement has allowed the Rev.

  • Senior Airman Stacy Brown, an Eagle Rock Community Church member who is in the U.S. Air Force, takes in live music from Patera Kori Saturday, Aug. 30, at Eagle Rock Community Church’s Veteran’s Appreciation Fair, which he helped organize. Mary Compton/22nd Century Media

    Eagle Rock hosts premiere Veteran Appreciation Fair

    September 12, 2014 By Tim Hadac, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    Dozens of Homer Glen veterans and active-duty military members were saluted Saturday, Aug.

  • Lockport residents Troy Seibert (left) and Trinity Seibert have fun on an enormous jumping bubble during the post-race festivities of last year’s Great Pumpkin Run at Konow’s Farm. 22nd Century Media File Photos

    Konow’s Farm readies for a lively fall

    September 10, 2014 By Lauren Finkler, Editor News

    Homer Glen’s Konow’s Farm, 16849 S. Cedar Road, has plenty in store this fall, with lively bands, a liquor license and plenty more new offerings.

  • The Dance Studio staff — (front row, left to right) Donn Lusung, Sawyer Basinger and Kadee Duesdicker, (top row, left to right) Marcy Sewell, Daniel Ruiz, Marianne Kyler, Nancy Bonkowski and Kathy Sarhage — has more than 150 years of combined teaching experience. Photo submitted

    The Dance Studio turns 25

    September 9, 2014 By Meredith Dobes, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    Twenty-five years ago, Marianne Kyler began living her dream.