• Ethan Hoff (left to right) makes sure Color Run 5K participants Ava Paoletti and Cici Nelson are covered in colored powder Saturday, May 19, during the event hosted by the NLSD 122 PTO. Photos by Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    Families, runners come together for a workout to remember

    May 21, 2018 By Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter News

    The true blue members of the New Lenox School District 122 PTO rolled out the red carpet so runners could have the green light to participate in a colorful community event that served as

  • At Ease Pub Craft Beer owner and New Lenox resident Nick Roppo gathers with Homer Glen Mayor George Yukich and members of the Homer Glen Area Chamber of Commerce last month for an official ribbon cutting ceremony. Jacquelyn Schlabach/22nd Century Media

    New Lenox resident, veteran opens military-inspired pub in Homer

    May 21, 2018 By Jacquelyn Schlabach, Assistant Editor News

    An American flag waves proudly outside At Ease Craft Beer Pub in Homer Glen, signifying a local man’s love for and service to his country.

  • Lincoln-Way West’s Henry Woods places first in the second heat of the 110-meter high hurdles Thursday, May 17, during the Homewood-Flossmoor Sectional in Homewood. Photos by James Sanchez/22nd Century Media

    Boys Track and Field: Knights send three to state, Warriors come up short

    May 21, 2018 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    Being in the same track and field sectional as the top team in the state, along with another perennial power, and placing third is pretty good.

  • The Lincoln-Way West girls soccer team poses for a picture with the regional title plaque it won over Homewood-Flossmoor Friday, May 18, in New Lenox. James Sanchez/22nd Century Media

    Girls Soccer: Defensive effort, Loichinger’s goal leads to another regional title

    May 21, 2018 By Sean Hastings, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    It was only a matter of time before Lincoln-Way West’s midfielder Sara Loichinger found the back of the net.

  • Lincoln-Way West tennis player Austin Luckett was an integral part of the Warriors' best season in recent memory. BURNS PHOTOGRAPHY

    Boys Tennis: West, Central don’t advance to state, express optimism for next year

    May 21, 2018 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    To boldly go where no man [or woman] has gone before.