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    UPDATE: Election 2018: Curran holds off challenger Fitzgerald in State Senate District 41 race

    November 6, 2018 By Thomas Czaja, Editor News, Local Government
    Incumbent State Senator John Curran has retained his seat for State Senate District 41, topping Bridget Fitzgerald in the Tuesday, Nov. 6, General Election.
  • Election 2018: Balich, Fricilone hold onto Will County District 7 Board seats

    November 6, 2018 By Max Lapthorne, Contributing Editor News, Local Government

    Republicans Steve Balich and Mike Fricilone will maintain their seats on the Will County Board for District 7, according to unofficial results from the Will County Clerk’s website.

  • Election 2018: New Lenox fire district breathes sigh of relief as referendum gets passing vote

    November 8, 2018 By Amanda Stoll, Assistant Editor News, Police-Fire
    With a majority of the votes counted on, the New Lenox Fire Protection District is looking at a future with more funding for equipment, vehicles and manpower — and without the worry of having to close a station.
  • American flags wave as Homer Glen resident Michael Higgins approaches the finish line Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Mike Hike 5K Run/Walk held at the Michael C. Olivieri Memorial Trail and adjacent neighborhood in Homer Glen. The flags along the end of the route were sponsored by various individuals, families, businesses and organizations, including a flag sponsored the Olivieri family; the namesake of the race, Michael Olivieri, was a Homer Glen native who was killed while serving with the military in Iraq in 2011. Photos by Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    Mike Hike 5K Run/Walk draws an estimated 300 participants

    November 5, 2018 By Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter News, Community
    On Saturday, Nov. 3, the Mike Hike 5K Run/Walk made its return to Homer Glen as participants, organizers and spectators honored local military heroes with a community-driven tribute.
  • LTHS students Michael O’Callaghan (left) and Morgan Dapkus perform the scene “Sure Thing” during a rehearsal of the fall play production of “All in the Timing” at East Campus, which ran Thursday, Nov. 1, through Sunday, Nov. 4. J

    LTHS fall play ‘unlike anything’ done before

    November 7, 2018 By Jacquelyn Schlabach, Assistant Editor Life & Arts, The Arts
    This year’s fall play at Lockport Township High School is different from all the other productions it performs each year. The shows typically follow a specific plot throughout the performance, but “All in the Timing” is the exception. It features seven scenes that have nothing in common but one thing: time.