• Atrium Family Dental dental assistant Nhi Le and financial manager Courtney Roels pose for a photo at their booth Saturday, March 10, during the New Lenox Chamber of Commerce’s Community Expo and Home Show hosted at Lincoln-Way Central. Photos by Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    More than 70 exhibitors join chamber community expo

    March 13, 2018 By Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts

    Each year, after a long winter of weather-driven hibernation, New Lenox residents emerge from their seasonal slumbers eager to see what’s new in town.

  • Lincoln-Way West senior leader Josh Carlson defends a Bradley-Bourbonnais player March 12 during the Warriors’ season opener in New Lenox. James Sanchez/22nd Century Media

    Boys Water Polo: Carlson, Hall combine for 11 goals in Warriors' season-opener

    March 13, 2018 By James Sanchez, Editor Sports, High School

    For a team that’s predicated on defense, Lincoln-Way West senior Josh Carlson was surprised to see the outburst his team had right out the gate in its season opener.

  • The corned beef and cabbage is at the heart of Tom Kelly’s menu for St. Patrick’s Day guests. Amanda Stoll/22nd Century Media

    Tom Kelly’s in New Lenox looking forward to St. Patrick's Day

    March 12, 2018 By Amanda Stoll, Assistant Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    Tucked behind the Jewel-Osco near the intersection of Route 30 and Interstate 80 is a building that in many ways looks like a house.

  • Lincoln-Way Hockey's George Griggs chases after a puck Friday, March 9, during an AHAI state quarterfinal matchup in the Varsity Combined division against Waubonsie at Edge Ice Arena in Bensenville. Photos by Bob Klein/22nd Century Media

    Hockey: LW Hockey falls in state quarterfinals, finishes with best season in program history

    March 12, 2018 By Chris Walker, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    Sometimes you just have to tip your helmet and say good game.

    Unfortunately, Friday night, March 9, was one of those times for Lincoln-Way.

  • Lincoln-Way West alumnus Ian McGrath was drafted last month by Nashville SC, a team that is expected to join Major League Soccer in 2019 or 2020. His first pro game will be on Saturday, March 17. Photo courtesy of Evansville University

    West alum, soccer star takes next step at professional level

    March 12, 2018 By Steve Millar, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    A dream came true for New Lenox native and Lincoln-Way West graduate Ian McGrath when he took the field last month for his first professional soccer game.