• Paul Austin (left) looks at his new tattoo, which was done by tattoo artist Mike Luera, of Sacred Art Studios in New Lenox. The tattoo celebrates his contributions to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Paul Bergstrom/22nd Century Media

    New Lenox resident gets inked for Make-A-Wish

    April 25, 2017 By Amanda Stoll, Assistant Editor News

    After eight years of fundraising, Paul Austin and his team have hit the $100,000 fundraising milestone — something he decided was worth remembering for the long run.

  • Teresa Kozak, a senior at Lincoln-Way West High School, was recently accepted to the United States Air Force Academy. Kozak is a member of the AFJROTC. Photo Submitted

    LW cadet receives appointment to U.S. Air Force Academy

    April 25, 2017 By Submitted Content News, School

    Lincoln-Way West senior Teresa Kozak will have a slightly shorter summer than most graduates.

  • Drummer Mike Carlson (left) performs with the Lincoln-Way Area Chorale during an April 17 rehearsal. The group will perform its spring concert — a mix of spirituals and big band classics — this Sunday. Julie McMann/22nd Century Media

    Lincoln-Way Chorale to bring the swing to spring concert

    April 25, 2017 By Amanda Stoll, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    The first half of the Lincoln-Way Area Chorale’s upcoming spring concert Sunday, April 30, will be like many other choir concerts.

  • Lincoln-Way West’s Sara Loichinger boxes out Andrew’s Rebecca Rochacz for position during a throw-in Thursday, April 20 in a game between the two teams in New Lenox. James Sanchez/22nd Century Media

    Girls Soccer: West’s Filip scores in first half to shut out Andrew 1-0

    April 25, 2017 By Frank Gogola, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    Lincoln-Way West junior Savina Filip has been a pass-first midfielder looking to set up teammates during her first season on West varsity.

  • Providence’s Josh Mrozek prepares to catch the ball to tag out the De La Salle runner at second base Thursday, April 20, in New Lenox. Adam Jomant/22nd Century Media

    Baseball: With lineup, rotation in flux, Celtics remain a threat

    April 25, 2017 By Frank Gogola, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    Providence Catholic sophomore Alex Helmin keyed in on Dave Navarro’s curveball early.