• Lockport’s Brittney O’Neill swims Saturday, Nov. 15, at the IHSA sectional in Orland Park. Ron Dyrcz/22nd Century Media

    LTHS takes second to Eagles

    November 19, 2014 By Dan Irons, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    Lockport was right on Sandburg’s heels in all three relays of the 2014 IHSA sectional, held Saturday, Nov.

  • Lockport Township’s Emmie Hahn (right) runs in the Class 3A state finals Saturday, Nov. 8 in Peoria. Hahn was one of two Porters All-Staters for the team, which took fifth at state this year. Clark Brooks/PhotoNews

    Hahn, Bollinger lead cross country pack at state

    November 17, 2014 By Randy Whalen, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    Evon Schlotter was going to retire a year ago.

  • Erik Carroll (left) breaks up a pass Saturday, Nov. 15, as Providence takes on Wheaton Warrenville South at Bishop Kaffer Stadium in New Lenox. Mike Lorenz/22nd Century Media

    Celtics best Tigers to charge toward state semifinals

    November 17, 2014 By Chris Walker, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    Providence has put up crooked numbers on the scoreboard all season. 

  • Pictured is Badda Bing’s signature Italian beef ($5.69), made with red sauce and mozzarella cheese. Thomas Czaja/22nd Century Media

    Badda Bing’s brings the beef, more

    November 17, 2014 By Thomas Czaja, Assistant Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    Chicago area residents get frustrated with the weather, and get disappointed by the Chicago Bears, usually on a weekly basis.

  • Pictured is the showroom of Style Me Couture, which includes pageant dresses, cotillion dresses, prom dresses, traditional and cultural wedding dresses, and more. Lauren Finkler/22nd Century Media

    Store owner, brides realize dreams at Style Me Couture

    November 17, 2014 By Lauren Finkler, Editor Life & Arts

    It’s hard to say which was more transfixing — the broad smile on Nesreen Abulaban’s face or the glimmer of the show-stopping gowns that surrounded her Wednesday, Nov.