• Lincoln-Way Central’s Alex Guerra (left) leads off first base, as Providence’s Colin Airola guards it during a summer league game June 30 at Central in New Lenox. Tristan Zeier/22nd Century Media

    Results strong in Provi, LWC baseball summer league play

    July 7, 2015 By Dave Owen, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    The stakes have lowered, but the great results have continued into the summer for Providence’s baseball team.

  • Taco Patio’s homemade horchata ($2.05) goes well with the restaurant’s chips and homemade guacamole, which is mixed fresh twice a day. Photos by Eric Skalac/22nd Century Media

    The Dish: Taco Patio rides line between traditional, modern

    July 7, 2015 By Eric Skalac, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    Family horchata recipe remains popular menu item

    Taco Patio sells a lot of horchata.

  • Bitsy Roberts walks and stretches at the same time July 1 at a Fit & Strong class at Martino Junior High School in New Lenox. Tristan Zeier/22nd Century Media

    Gaining, maintaining strength in older age focus of new class

    July 7, 2015 By Jessie Molloy, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    The New Lenox Safe Communities America Coalition recently started a new class for fans and graduates of its A Matter of Balance program.

  • Barb Young (left) plays with her granddaughter Avery Young (middle), while accompanied by Jack Young on Saturday, July 4, at New Lenox’s Fourth of July festivities in the Village Commons. Tristan Zeier/22nd Century Media

    ‘An all-American town’

    July 6, 2015 By Tim Hadac, Staff Writer News

    Residents flock to Village Commons to celebrate Fourth of July

  • Horizon Meadows resident Jessica Giroux has this sign hanging on her backyard fence in the direction of a proposed cell tower location. Meredith Dobes/22nd Century Media

    NL residents protest cell tower

    July 6, 2015 By Meredith Dobes, Editor News

    When the residents of New Lenox’s Horizon Meadows subdivision heard that there may be a 150-foot wireless communications tower built next to their neighborhood, they immediately be