The smoked salmon sandwich ($9.99 with fries and coleslaw) is a new menu item at Just Shrimp in Tinley Park that has proven popular among diners, according to co-owner John Mihalos. James Sanchez/22nd Century Media
October 18, 2016By Jason Maholy, Freelance ReporterNews
A morning thunderstorm may have deterred some runners from participating in the Old Plank Trail Community Bank’s sixth annual 5K fundraiser, but the event still managed to draw about 250 people on what turned out to be an excellent day to run.
State Rep. Margo McDermed (left) serves food while patrons line up Oct. 12 for bratwursts, baked beans, sauerkraut and more at the Harry E. Anderson Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9545 to celebrate Oktoberfest, an event hosted by the New Lenox Area Historical Society. F. Amanda Tugade.22nd Century Media
October 18, 2016By F. Amanda Tugade, Assistant EditorLife & Arts
A large white quilt that was hung near the front entrance of the Harry E. Anderson Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9545 greeted many guests as they arrived for Oktoberfest, an annual fundraiser hosted by the New Lenox Area Historical Society to support its organization.
Lincoln-Way West running back Justin LaBuhn evades a Thornridge tackler Friday, Oct. 14 during a game in New Lenox. Adam Jomant/22nd Century Media
A third straight loss left the Lincoln-Way West football team with their backs against the wall. A fourth loss would possibly eliminate its playoff hopes and mark a disappointing end to a season that started with promise.
Knights quarterback Hunter Campbell runs in for a touchdown Friday, Oct. 14, during a game against Andrew. Jason Maholy/22nd Century Media
The Lincoln-Way Central defense intercepted four passes, and scored a touchdown for the second straight week; and the offense found the end zone five times in the first half as the Knights dismantled Andrew, 49-13, on Friday, Oct. 14 in Tinley Park.
The Lincoln-Way Central football team finished Step 1 of a successful regular season, which was locking up a playoff spot. It’s an exciting time for the locals and Mokena residents who will get to see this revamped team from the district shakeup stack up against the best teams in the state, but no one can be happier than Knights head coach Jeremy Cordell.