• Mike Gallagher, Sons of the American Legion commander for New Lenox American Legion Post 1977, plays taps Tuesday, Nov. 11, during a Veterans Day ceremony at the Cottages of New Lenox. Fifteen veterans reside at the Cottages, and the ceremony honored them. Rebecca Susmarski/22nd Century Media

    A day of remembrance

    November 18, 2014 By Rebecca Susmarski, Assistant Editor News

    Cadets return to feeder schools for Veterans Day

  • Providence defenders Jake Rost (left) and Brendan O’Hara (6) tackle a Wheaton Warrenville South player Saturday, Nov. 15, during a Class 7A quarterfinals game. Mike Lorenz/22nd Century Media

    Celtics destined for state semifinals after tangle with Tigers

    November 18, 2014 By Chris Walker, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    Providence has put up crooked numbers on the scoreboard all season. 

  • Providence graduate Brian O’Rourke (left) and Joshua Atkinson stand in their Atkinson-O’Rourke Gallery, which opened Oct. 24 this year. Atkinson owns the gallery while O’Rourke serves as resident artist. Photos by Rebecca Susmarski/22nd Century Media

    Creating something unique

    November 17, 2014 By Rebecca Susmarski, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    After getting by with a little help from his friends, Brian O’Rourke has officially achieved every artist’s dream.

  • Pictured is an overview of the Chicagoland Lionel Railroad Club’s extensive collection of train cars, tracks and scenery during its open house event held Saturday, Nov. 15, at its facility in New Lenox. Photos by Felicitas Cortez/22nd Century Media

    Railroad club brings local scenery to tracks

    November 17, 2014 By Felicitas Cortez, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    Complementing their extensive collection of train cars, tracks and scenery, the New Lenox-based Chicagoland Lionel Railroad Club’s latest addition is especially recognizable to area resi

  • Pictured is Badda Bing’s signature Italian beef ($5.69), made with red sauce and mozzarella cheese. Thomas Czaja/22nd Century Media

    Badda Bing’s brings on the beef

    November 17, 2014 By Thomas Czaja, Assistant Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    Many in the Chicago area often get frustrated with the crazy weather. We definitely get disappointed by the Chicago Bears, usually on a weekly basis.