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Mike Santschi, of Joliet, dances during a performance by Tynan in the Village Commons at New Lenox’s annual Fourth of July celebration. Jason Maholy/22nd Century Media
New Lenox residents Peggy and Bob Kucharski enjoy the performance by classic rock cover band Tynan at the Village’s Fourth of July festivities. Photos by Jason Maholy/22nd Century Media
Monroe Skarupa, 2, of New Lenox, was among the hundreds of people who gathered at the Village Commons for the celebration. Photos by Jason Maholy/22nd Century Media
Jason Maholy, Freelance Reporter
3:29 pm CDT July 10, 2017
If summer begins with Memorial Day, then the date it heats up and hits its stride is the Fourth of July. And New Lenox sent the Northern Hemisphere’s warmest season into its latter two-thirds in style.