• Bikers take off during the Bike the Trail event on Sept. 17 at Breidert Green in downtown Frankfort. Photos by Adam Jomant/22nd Century Media

    Bicyclists of all levels ride local bike trails at LWSRA fundraiser

    September 27, 2016 By Jessie Molloy, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    The Lincolnway Special Recreation Association and the Village of Frankfort held the fifth annual Bike the Trail event Sept. 17 at Breidert Green Park in Frankfort.
  • Katy Crossett holds up a FaceTime of her sister-in-law, Ashley Crossett, during a fundraiser for Ashley held Sept. 17 at Gatto’s Italian Restaurant and Bar in New Lenox. Photos by Adam Jomant/22nd Century Media

    Hundreds come out to support Frankfort woman at fundraiser

    September 26, 2016 By Amanda Del Buono, Freelance Reporter News
    On Sept. 17, the Crossett family of Frankfort received an overwhelming amount of support when more than 270 friends, family members and community members came together at Gatto’s Italian Restaurant and Bar in New Lenox for Wheels for Ashley, a benefit event for Ashley Crossett.
  • Lincoln-Way West linebacker Danny Allen gets in position to tackle a Homewood-Flossmoor ball carrier Friday, Sept. 23, during a matchup in Homewood. Adam Jomant/22nd Century Media

    West leaves on positive note after losing to No. 1-ranked H-F

    September 24, 2016 By James Sanchez, Editor Sports, High School
    Down 21-2 at halftime against Homewood-Flossmoor - the No. 1-ranked team in Illinois that returned 16 starters from last year’s squad that made it to the 8A state title game - Lincoln-Way West head coach Dave Ernst challenged his team to win the second half.
  • Matt Pollack dives for a ball Friday, Sept. 23 during which he caught and landed in the end zone for a touchdown. Jason Maholy/22nd Century Media

    LWC starts fast with 40 points at half, coasts past Thornridge

    September 24, 2016 By Jason Maholy, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    If Lincoln-Way Central's players weren't fully engaged and ready to play when they arrived in Dolton Friday, Sept.

  • Anna Cunningham, of Joliet, carries a box of goods to her car at ShareFest’s Main Event Saturday, Sept. 17, in New Lenox. Jason maholy/22nd Century Media

    Hundreds of families benefit from ShareFest’s Main Event

    September 19, 2016 By Jason Maholy, Freelance Reporter News

    Forty-three pallets of food, and estimated 20,000 books, and the equivalent of a semi-tractor trailer filled with clothing.