• Nate Vejvoda (left) scores for Providence Friday, Oct. 17, as a referee signals a touchdown during the Celtics’ homecoming game against Brother Rice. (David Krugley/22nd Century Media)

    A big win on a big night for Providence

    October 21, 2014 By Chris Walker, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    Just a couple of minutes after the national anthem, Providence’s Richie Warfield took the opening kickoff for a 94-yard touchdown Friday, Oct.

  • Nail technician and artist Gloria Kois works on a cheetah-print pedicure at her nail suite in New Lenox. The Lockport resident recently decided to open up her own nail enterprise and creates everything from traditional manicures and pedicures to unique nail art. (Rebecca Susmarski/22nd Century Media)

    Local woman opens nail suite in New Lenox

    October 21, 2014 By Rebecca Susmarski, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    Gloria Kois’s new business has caused her independent streak — as bold as the colors she wears to work each day — to blossom. 

  • Anastasia Karnezis (left), portraying Mrs. Watchett, and Dan Puig, as Filby, travel through time in West’s rendition of “The Time Machine.” (Meredith Dobes/22nd Century Media)

    West students to perform ‘The Time Machine’

    October 21, 2014 By Meredith Dobes, Editor Life & Arts

    It is a machine.

    And like any other, it has nuts, bolts, gears and levers.

  • Pictured is Yesterday’s Pot Roast Sandwich ($7) from Cuzin’s in Tinley Park. (Michael Gilbert/22nd Century Media)

    Cuzin’s classes up bar food

    October 21, 2014 By Michael Gilbert, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    “A friendly neighborhood bar serving Chicago Southside pizza and bar food with a twist!”

  • Frank Karolcik (left), a 92-year-old World War II veteran, sits with Cynthia Reynolds, the granddaughter of World War II Marine Oscar Eriksen. Karolcik and Eriksen both survived a torpedo attack Oct. 20, 1944, on the USS Honolulu CL-48. Photos by Rebecca Susmarski/22nd Century Media

    Aboard one ‘charmed ship’

    October 20, 2014 By Rebecca Susmarski, Assistant Editor News

    When Cynthia Reynolds approached Frank Karolcik at the Frankfort Aldi’s five years ago and tearfully asked him if he owned a Cadillac, he thought she had hit his car.