• Katie Hendry (left), a camp counselor from Austria, dances with guests alongside Tristan Headley (middle), a camp counselor from Jamaica, July 19 during the 68th anniversary Open House at Shady Oaks Camp in Homer Glen. Photos by Tristan Zeier/22nd Century Media

    Shady Oaks Camp celebrates 68 years

    July 29, 2015 By Felicitas Cortez, Staff Writer News

    Homer Glen, a magical vacation destination? Absolutely, said David Swanson. 

  • Kelsey Zeigler (third from right) studying conservation issues at Hustai National Park. Photo submitted

    From Homer Glen to Mongolia to study environment

    July 29, 2015 By Amanda Jarzynski, Assistant Editor News

    Growing up with a love of biology, Kelsey Zeigler always respected nature and felt it was her duty to try and make a difference in the environment.

  • Michael Kalpakidis, of Frankfort, grills kabobs during the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church’s Greek for a Day festival on Saturday, July 25, in Homer Glen. Photos by Jean Lachat/22nd Century Media

    Greek culture shared with Homer Glen for a weekend

    July 30, 2015 By Amanda Jarzynski, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    The Assumption Greek Orthodox Church has only been a part of the Homer Glen community for a few years, though long enough to have a successful fundraising event in its Greek Fest, which

  • Caleb Federspiel (left) and Carter Appleton recite the rosary July 21 to finish off the day at the Mike Sweeney Catholic Baseball Camp at Providence Catholic High School in New Lenox. Photos by James Sanchez/22nd Century Media

    Practicing faith and baseball

    July 29, 2015 By James Sanchez, Assistant Editor Sports, High School, Youth

    When Mike Cemeno, co-organizer of the Mike Sweeney Catholic Baseball Camp, was notified that this year’s camp would take place the same day of his 25th wedding anniversa

  • The Lockport Township girls volleyball team (wearing blue) battles hard against Tinley Park July 21 in summer league play at Palos Courts. Photos by Tristan Zeier/22nd Century Media

    Porters lose hard-fought match

    July 30, 2015 By Randy Whalen, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    It may have been summer league, but the Lockport Township girls volleyball team had some excitement in the final round of play on July 21 at the Palos Courts.

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