• Karen Weix chooses which baskets to put her raffle tickets in Saturday, Jan. 20, during VFW Post 9545’s bingo benefit. Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    VFW Post 9545 Auxiliary hosts bingo benefit for the troops

    January 22, 2018 By Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter News

    You can buy many different things with $17.45, but VFW Post 9545 Auxiliary has found one of the best ways to spend this money as it is the cost of postage to send

  • St. Jude Catholic School principal Kathy Winters reads a book to Michelle O’Gara, of New Lenox. James Sanchez/22nd Century Media

    New St. Jude principal aims to strengthen school’s arts, writing

    January 22, 2018 By Jon DePaolis, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts

    It may be her first year on the job at Saint Jude Catholic Church School in New Lenox, but Kathy Winters is no stranger to catholic school or teaching.

  • Lincoln-Way West 152-pounder Brock Pfeifer (right) grabs a his opponent’s leg and uses his food to trip the other to take him down Saturday, Jan. 20, during the SWSC Tournament at Stagg High School. Photos by Jason Maholy/22nd Century Media

    Wrestling: Warriors’ depth leads to fourth-place conference finish, while Hosman leads way for Knights

    January 22, 2018 By Jason Maholy, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    Lockport wrestlers won five individual titles, and finished in the top six in 12 of 14 weight classes as the Porters ended the regular season by rolling to the team title at the Tom Lahe

  • Lincoln-Way Central sophomore Alex Nolan won the individual title at its host sectional Saturday, Jan. 20, at Laraway Lanes in New Lenox. 22nd Century Media File Photo

    Boys Bowling: Warriors, Knights take advantage of home sectional

    January 22, 2018 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    In sports people often refer to the home field advantage.

    For the Lincoln-Way Central and Lincoln-Way West boys bowling teams it was the home lanes advantage.

  • Providence wrestling coach Keith Healy coached in his final home meet of his 26-year career Thursday, Jan. 18 against Marist. BURNS PHOTOGRAPHY

    Wrestling: Seniors, Healy’s final home meet bring out the best of Provi wrestlers

    January 19, 2018 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    Keith Healy’s 26-year career as wrestling coach at Providence is summed up by more than numbers.