• Mayor George Yukich (left) begins the oath of office for the Homer Township Chamber of Commerce 2016 board members at the 2015 Annual Holiday Party and Installation of Trustees Thursday, Nov. 19, at Ruffled Feathers Golf Club in Lemont. Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    Chamber comes together for holiday gathering, installation

    November 23, 2015 By Thomas Czaja, Editor News

    Between having 43 new members in 2015 and introducing faces old and new alike for the 2016 board, the Homer Township Chamber of Commerce had multiple reasons to celebrate.

  • Matt Sharp, of Minooka, pours two glasses of Junction in the Trunk Nov. 17 at 350 Brewing Company in Tinley Park, as part of 22nd Century Media’s Cheers to Charity series. Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    Giving three cheers for philanthropy

    November 23, 2015 By Jon DePaolis, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    Publisher 22nd Century Media’s annual toast to community organizations got off to a rousing start Nov.

  • The taco pizza ($16.50 for a small) — for which co-owner Mike Clark got the idea as a child and later implemented on the Ed & Joe’s menu — is an infusion of two classic meals. Max Lapthorne/22nd Century Media

    Classic Tinley pizzeria stays creative with menu

    November 23, 2015 By Max Lapthorne, Assistant Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    At Ed & Joe’s Restaurant and Pizzeria in Tinley Park, pizza is not always what it is expected to be.

  • Stephanie Behland, 14, takes a bite from her chocolate dish during the Chocolate Fest held Tuesday, Nov. 17, at Homer Township Public Library. Felicitas Cortez/22nd Century Media

    Chocolate Fest presents a range of delectable concoctions

    November 23, 2015 By Felicitas Cortez, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    With plenty of chocolate-inspired creations in tow, smiles and bonding would soon follow. 

  • Laurel Kucharski (32) drives the lane for the Porters during her team’s season-opening win Thursday, Nov. 19, against Rockford Guilford at the Romeoville Lady Spartans Thanksgiving Tournament. Adam Jomant/22nd Century Media

    Campbell scores 15 points to lead LTHS to victory in opener

    November 23, 2015 By Randy Whalen, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    Kianna Campbell had one request coming into this season — to run the show.