• Pictured is an order of camarones con coco ($8) at El Coco Mio in Tinley Park. The coconut shrimp dish is one of many tapas selections offered by the restaurant. (Bill Jones/22nd Century Media)

    Tinley restaurant goes cuckoo for coconut

    August 25, 2014 By Bill Jones, Managing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    Chef Juan Carlos Guzman has found plenty of success cooking Italian food.

  • Vendor booths line the walkways of the New Lenox Village Commons, as the ladies of New Lenox shop and chat Friday, Aug. 22, during the Village’s third Ladies Night Out event. (Amanda Del Buono/22nd Century Media)

    Area businesses come to Ladies Night Out for business, pleasure

    August 27, 2014 By Amanda Del Buono, Staff Writer Village, Life & Arts

    The dreary weather may have kept some of the ladies of New Lenox at home the evening of Friday, Aug.

  • Illinois tightens requirements for schools’ bullying policies

    August 28, 2014 By Meredith Dobes, Assistant Editor News, School

    It used to be that bullies could strike at lunch or recess; maybe during class through a note passed down a row of desks; or on the walk home from school at the end of the day, but with

  • Lincoln-Way Central’s Sean Studer (left) is tackled by Sandburg’s Jibreel Brown (right) during the game between Carl Sandburg and Lincoln-Way Central. (Photos by Paul Bergstrom/22nd Century Media)

    Knights defense flexes muscle in win over Sandburg

    September 1, 2014 By Elias Albert, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    On a seemingly typical summer evening, the Sandburg Eagles were slated to host the Lincoln-Way Central Knights to kick off the 2014 season.

  • New Lenox School District 122 Superintendent Peggy Manville greets kindergarten students Thursday, Aug. 28, at Spencer Trail School. (Jean Lachat/22nd Century Media)

    District 122 starts new school year with new leader

    September 2, 2014 By Sarah Janssen, Editor News, School

    Although this is Peggy Manville’s first year as superintendent of New Lenox School District 122, her face isn not an unfamiliar one with the district’s teachers, administrators, parents