• Pictured is the New Lenox railroad depot up and running when it was first built in 1902-1903. Photo courtesy of the New Lenox Area Historical Society

    Historic railroad depot saved from destruction, is to move to Homer Glen

    February 19, 2018 By Jason Maholy, Freelance Reporter News

    A preservationist group's effort to save the New Lenox railroad depot from the wrecking ball appears to have succeeded, with the help of a Homer Glen farmer whose family's property is already home

  • Lizzy Prynn bowled all 12 games for West last Friday and Saturday during the state tournament in Rockford. 22nd Century Media File Photo

    Girls Bowling: Warriors finish postseason with Day 2 appearance

    February 19, 2018 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    As the Lincoln-Way West girls bowling team headed to the state finals for the second time in its history, there was only one thing in mind: Day two.
  • Una Farrell, of Lincoln-Way West, is one of a handful of Lincoln-Way gymnasts who will graduate this year. 22nd Century Media File Photo

    Girls Gymnastics: Experienced unit finishes seventh at state

    February 19, 2018 By Chris Walker, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    Teams usually have to be at their best during their respective sectional in order to advance to the IHSA girls gymnastics state finals.
  • Lincoln-Way Central senior Tim Murphy will return to state in Evanston. 22nd Century Media File Photo

    Boys Swimming: Knights double the amount of state qualifiers than last year

    February 19, 2018 By Dave Owen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    Lincoln-Way Central’s Tim Murphy and Danny O’Brien earned return trips to state at Saturday’s Lincoln-Way East sectional.

  • Father Richard McGrath, who was accused of having a lewd photo of a teenaged boy on a cellphone that disappeared, was not charged by the New Lenox Police Department.

    McGrath avoids charges after phone, alleged photo of boy vanish

    February 16, 2018 By Amanda Stoll, Assistant Editor News, Breaking, Police, School

    New Lenox police declined to file charges Thursday, Feb. 15, after a nearly two-month investigation into alleged inappropriate content on a cellphone used by the Rev. Richard J.