• William Pender (far right) administers the oath for school board members (left to right) Al Haring, Rhonda Starklauf, David Rush and Phil Adair. Megann Horstead/22nd Century Media

    Officials seat new members, express gratitude to outgoing members

    April 27, 2017 By Megann Horstead, Freelance Reporter News, School

  • Players wore wings in memory of family members lost to cancer April 24 during the cross-district Kick for a Cure cancer benefit between Lincoln-Way East and Lincoln-Way West. Julie McMann/22nd Century Media

    Girls soccer: West loss comes second fiddle in match to support cancer research

    April 27, 2017 By Steve Millar, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    Lincoln-Way East coach Mike Murphy was thrilled with his team’s 3-1 win Tuesday night over Lincoln-Way West.

    The night, though, was about more than soccer.

  • Paul Austin (left) looks at his new tattoo, which was done by tattoo artist Mike Luera, of Sacred Art Studios in New Lenox. The tattoo celebrates his contributions to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Paul Bergstrom/22nd Century Media

    New Lenox resident gets inked for Make-A-Wish

    April 25, 2017 By Amanda Stoll, Assistant Editor News

    After eight years of fundraising, Paul Austin and his team have hit the $100,000 fundraising milestone — something he decided was worth remembering for the long run.

  • Teresa Kozak, a senior at Lincoln-Way West High School, was recently accepted to the United States Air Force Academy. Kozak is a member of the AFJROTC. Photo Submitted

    LW cadet receives appointment to U.S. Air Force Academy

    April 25, 2017 By Submitted Content News, School

    Lincoln-Way West senior Teresa Kozak will have a slightly shorter summer than most graduates.

  • Drummer Mike Carlson (left) performs with the Lincoln-Way Area Chorale during an April 17 rehearsal. The group will perform its spring concert — a mix of spirituals and big band classics — this Sunday. Julie McMann/22nd Century Media

    Lincoln-Way Chorale to bring the swing to spring concert

    April 25, 2017 By Amanda Stoll, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    The first half of the Lincoln-Way Area Chorale’s upcoming spring concert Sunday, April 30, will be like many other choir concerts.