• The Homer girls bowling team (left to right) Cassie Contos, Paige Matiasek, Emma Punter and Demi Contos smile April 14 at the state tournament in Joliet. The girls won the state title by 149 pins. Photos submitted

    Homer 33C bowling caps year of firsts with girls state title

    April 24, 2018 By Submitted by Homer Community Consolidated School District 33C Sports, Youth
    It’s been a year of firsts for the Homer 33C Bowling program — the first year tryouts were open to sixth-graders, the first year Homer hosted a bowling tournament and the first year a Homer team won the state championship.
  • Mayor George Yukich makes his remarks April 17 at the 2018 State of the Village Address at DiNolfo’s Banquets in Homer Glen. Thomas Czaja/22nd Century Media

    Mayor emphasizes community input for planning in 2018 State of the Village Address

    April 23, 2018 By Thomas Czaja, Editor News, Village, Community
    It was his third time giving the annual speech since being elected in 2015, and this one had a particular focus on strategic planning, an effort which began anew last year.
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    Merkelis named as president of Providence

    April 24, 2018 By Submitted by Providence Catholic High School News
    The Rev. John Merkelis is president of Providence Catholic High School in New Lenox, effective April 20.
  • An exotic bird flies to Jayme Sala April 17 during the “The Rainforest, Live on Stage” show held at Walsh School in Lockport. Photos by Mary Compton/22nd Century Media

    D92 Students learn about rainforest conservation at show

    April 24, 2018 By Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    Instead of lions, tigers and bears, there was a lemur, a toucan and a boa constrictor the night of April 17 at Walsh School.
  • Mark Schimmelpfennig (left), chaplain for Road Home Program at Rush Hospital, prays for all the veteran service dogs that were presented in a special program Saturday, April 14, at John Olson American Legion Post 18 in Lockport. Photos by Mary Compton/22nd Century Media

    Veterans paired with service dogs at ceremony at American Legion

    April 16, 2018 By Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter News, Community
    In a packed John Olson American Legion Post 18 Saturday, April 14, in Lockport, five U.S. veterans were about to receive their forever friend. K9s for Veterans presented Lala, Gunner, Aris, Noah and Battle to Chicago area heroes.

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