Orthopedic surgeons Dr. Robert Daley (left) and Dr. Paul Trksak (middle) are joined by Pro Football Hall of Famer Jerome Bettis June 21 at Lincoln-Way West High School to unveil Silver Cross Hospital’s new Mako System for hip and partial knee procedures. Photo submitted
June 27, 2016By Amanda Del Buono, Freelance ReporterNews
For more than 180 years, United Methodist Church of New Lenox has been a part of the community. Located at the top of a hill behind a forested campground, the church showed its continued involvement with its community this past weekend when it hosted its 41st annual Old Campground Festival.
Sam Tidaback, a 2012 graduate of Providence Catholic High School and former catcher for the University of North Georgia, was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 21st round of the MLB Draft. University of North Georgia
A group of 10 teenaged dancers — nine from New Lenox and one from Frankfort — had fun and earned recognition for it May 20-22 at the Legacy Dance Championships 2016 Chicago/St. Charles Regional at the Norris Cultural Arts Center at St. Charles East High School.
Publisher 22nd Century Media chose the best softball student-athletes in its seven-town southwest suburban coverage area — based on coach recommendations and player statistics — to place on one super team.
Typically, when I sit down to write these editorials every week, I consider which stories in the edition stood out to me the most and give my two cents on them. This week, there were a couple of stories that I found particularly interesting, and they both concerned education.