• Pictured is the railroad crossing on Gougar Road between Spencer and Laraway roads that will be studied for a possible grade separation. (22nd Century Media File Photo)

    Study sets in motion possibility for overpass at Gougar Road railroad crossing

    April 16, 2014 By Sarah Janssen, Editor News, Village

    The Village of New Lenox is planning to complete a study exploring the possibility of a separation of the road and railroad tracks at Gougar Road crossing between Spencer and Laraway roa

  • China native and Lincoln-Way North student Wenbing Huang (right) is congratulated for his study of the English language Wednesday, April 9, by Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210 board member Christine Glatz (middle), as board Vice President Jim Gast (left) observes. (Michael Ranieri/22nd Century Media)

    Lincoln-Way foreign language learners commended

    April 16, 2014 By Michael Ranieri, Assistant Editor News, School

    Hola, bonjour, hallo and hello — greetings in the four languages that a group of Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210 students have mastered.

  • Lori Cortese, a stylist at Split Enz salon in New Lenox, works a deep blue color into Paul Austin’s hair Tuesday, April 1. The dye job was to entice Austin’s coworkers to donate to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, a cause close to Austin’s own family. (Sarah Janssen/22nd Century Media)

    New Lenox resident dyes hair for cause

    April 15, 2014 By Sarah Janssen, Editor Life & Arts

    Upon his return from a Hawaii vacation, New Lenox resident Paul Austin stopped into Split Enz salon off Laraway Road.

  • Reduction for fees to new homes aids in growth of housing starts

    April 8, 2014 By Sarah Janssen, Editor News, Village
    Officials don’t see reduction being lifted ‘anytime soon’

  • Pictured is a crab cake available on the new seasonal menu at Dancing Marlin in Frankfort.(Photo by Rebecca Susmarski/22nd Century Media)

    Modernity, diversity jive at the Dancing Marlin

    April 7, 2014 By Rebecca Susmarski, Assistant Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    Frankfort seafood establishment unveils spring menu