• LW weighs costs, benefits of school closure options

    August 1, 2015 By Meredith Dobes, Editor News, School

    Factors surrounding an inevitable school closure were at the forefront of discussion at a special meeting of the Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210 Board of Education Saturday, Aug.

  • Caleb Federspiel (left) and Carter Appleton recite the rosary July 21 to finish off the day at the Mike Sweeney Catholic Baseball Camp at Providence Catholic High School in New Lenox. James Sanchez/22nd Century Media

    Mike Sweeney Catholic Baseball Camp comes to town

    July 27, 2015 By James Sanchez, Assistant Editor Sports

    When Mike Cemeno, co-organizer of the Mike Sweeney Catholic Baseball Camp, was notified that this year’s camp would take place the same day of his 25th wedding anniversary, he immediatel

  • The Summer Kiwi Smash cocktail ($8.20), one of Bonefish Grill’s summer specialty drinks, contains a whole kiwi and is mixed with Olmeca Altos silver tequila, mint and lemon juice, then topped with an edible orchid. Rebecca Susmarski/22nd Century Media

    The Dish: Bonefish Grill focuses on freshness for summer

    July 27, 2015 By Rebecca Susmarski, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    Bonefish Grill may be open all year long, but just as many fruits ripen best in a warmer climate, the restaurant seems to thrive in the summer.

  • Alexis Niibin Roy, 2015 Junior Miss Indian Chicago, participates in an intertribal dance Saturday, July 25, during the 59th annual O-Sa-Wan Pow Wow at Francis Field in New Lenox. Felicitas Cortez/22nd Century Media

    O-Sa-Wan Pow Wow celebrates Native American culture

    July 27, 2015 By Felicitas Cortez, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    Dancing to the beat of a drum, members of the Mascoutin Society of Chicagoland gathered to celebrate Native American culture and brotherhood.

  • Larry Beaudin, of New Lenox American Legion Post 1977, participates in the Military Tribute Sunday, July 26, at Proud American Days in New Lenox. Tristan Zeier/22nd Century Media

    Proud American Days culminates with Military Tribute

    July 27, 2015 By Meredith Dobes, Editor News

    The New Lenox Community Park District’s Military Tribute at the 31st annual Proud American Days festival drew as many as 200 people Sunday, July 26, and officials used the occasion