• Road to Reality skit participants (left to right) Illinois State Trooper Guy Vancina, LTHS student Abby Mladic, Illinois State Trooper DeAnn Falat and LTHS students Klaudia Boguz, Rachel Hampton and Tyler Nobis act out a drunken driving skit Thursday, April 20, at Lockport’s East Campus. Photos by Julie McMann/22nd Century Media

    Road to Reality hits home for students, parents ahead of prom

    April 25, 2017 By Mary Stroka, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    Drunken driving can be deadly. First responders, student actors and justice system personnel drove home that message at the annual Road to Reality event Thursday, April 20, at LTHS’s East Campus.
  • Catherine Mustari (left) helps Linda Logsdon pick out a piece of jewelry at the Spring Craft/Vendor Fair held Saturday, April 22, at Homer Township Public Library. Photos by Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    Spring Craft/Vendor Fair sees range of items for sale at library

    April 25, 2017 By Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter News
    Those at the local library last Saturday were able to find much more than just a new book to read.
  • Lockport’s Patrick Surane prepares his serve during the conference-opening matchup against Lincoln-Way Central Thursday, April 20, at LTHS’s Central Campus. Photos by Erin Redmond/22nd Century Media

    Boys Volleyball: Porters hold on to top LWC 2-1 in conference opener

    April 24, 2017 By Erin Redmond, Assistant Editor Sports, High School
    As far as Justin Elliott was concerned, a brand new season started Thursday, April 20.
  • Justyn Boyce, 10, of Homer Glen, picks up trash April 8 near her Pebble Creek subdivision. The Goodings Grove student would like to help organize bigger cleanups going forward. Photos submitted

    Goodings Grove student helps organize cleanup day

    April 18, 2017 By Thomas Czaja, Editor News
    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 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

    The Dish: Primal Cut Steakhouse realizes the vision of its co-owners

    April 20, 2017 By Thomas Czaja, Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    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.


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