• Lorenzo Blazekovich runs to third base Saturday, April 19, during a game against Minooka for Strike Out Cancer Day in Lockport. Tristan Zeier/22nd Century Media

    Errors doom Porters in loss to Minooka

    April 23, 2014 By Randy Whalen, Staff Writer Sports

    Lockport Township held a meaningful event on a beautiful day as the Porters’ baseball and softball teams hosted their third annual Strike Out Cancer Day on Saturday, April 19.

  • Lockport resident Dan Gaddis carries a cross to lead the faithful during the Walk of the Way of the Cross held on Good Friday, April 18, starting at Homer Glen’s Cross of Glory Lutheran Church and continuing on to Lockport churches. Felicitas Cortez/22nd Century Media

    Residents reflect ‘the hours’ with Cross Walk

    April 21, 2014 By Felicitas Cortez, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    One step at a time, local Christians retraced Jesus’ final hours during the Walk of the Way of the Cross, a devotional exercise held on Good Friday, April 18, beginning at Cross of

  • Lockport Township High School boys lacrosse players celebrate a victory over Providence Catholic Thursday, April 10, in New Lenox. Tristan Zeier/22nd Century Media

    Porters take charge with 17-5 win over Provi

    April 17, 2014 By Jason Maholy, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    The Lockport Township lacrosse team, after a slow start to the season, is beginning to jell and put together what may have been its finest performance of the season during last wee

  • Pictured is the New York Minute hot sandwich ($7) at D’Marie’s Deli in Mokena, alongside homemade Parmesan cheese chips. The pastrami sandwich comes dressed with sauerkraut and Thousand Island dressing. Sides include a pickle and the diner’s choice of potato salad, pasta salad or coleslaw. Rebecca Susmarski/22nd Century Media

    D’Marie’s flows to a classic tune

    April 17, 2014 By Rebecca Susmarski, Assistant Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    It’s hard to sit in a brown-cushioned chair at D’Marie’s Deli and talk with owner Gil Rimsnider and not feel as though one is sitting on a couch at home, talking with an old friend

  • Young teachers work ‘cool’ event

    April 14, 2014 By Lauren Finkler, Editor News, School

    If anyone needed an excuse to eat ice cream, Young School teachers put the cherry on top last week while partaking in the Teacher Work Night at Cold Stone Creamery, 16527 W. 159th St.

  • Thirteen-month-old Duke Dundas participates in his first egg hunt at Cross of Glory Lutheran Church Saturday, April 12. Lauren Finkler/22nd Century Media

    Youngsters hop into fun at Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt

    April 14, 2014 By Lauren Finkler, Editor Life & Arts

    Bright-eyed tots and elder, game faced egg hunters up to age of 10 ventured to Cross of Glory Lutheran Church Saturday, April 12, for the Homer Glen church’s Annual Community Easte