• Lincoln-Way Central alumna Amy Outland interviewed those with spinal cord injuries and performed other in-depth research techniques in order to accurately portray her protagonist's struggle in her first novel, "I'm Not Broken." Photo submitted

    Stepping into her characters’ shoes

    August 27, 2015 By Rebecca Susmarski, Contributing Editor News

    LWC alumna uses interviews, in-depth research to portray book’s characters

  • Meat and cheese boards are the speciality of Cafe au Parc, which opened at the beginning of August in Orland Park’s Ninety7Fifty on the Park apartment complex. Photo by Bill Jones/22nd Century Media

    The Dish: Café au Parc ships taste of Italy to Orland Park weekly

    August 27, 2015 By Bill Jones, Managing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    Meat, cheese, wine focus of new spot aiming for date night dining atmosphere

  • Joe Gaul, of New Lenox, runs during St. Jude’s Running with Faith 5K and 10K Saturday, Aug. 22, in New Lenox. Jason Maholy/22nd Century Media

    Locals push themselves at St. Jude’s Running with Faith 5K and 10K

    August 27, 2015 By Jason Maholy, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    “Faith is what keeps us going when nothing else will.” Leslie Nolan was reading a book several years ago when that phrase caught her eye and touched her so deeply she cried. 

  • Firefighters work to extinguish a structure fire Thursday, Aug. 20, in an industrial condo in the 21700 block of South Center Avenue in New Lenox. (Photo submitted)

    NLFPD responds to structure fire, one injury reported to firefighter

    August 20, 2015 By Meredith Dobes, Editor News, Breaking
    The New Lenox Fire Protection District responded to a report of a possible oven fire at 12:58 p.m. Thursday, Aug.
  • Veterans (left to right) Dave Stukel, Ross Anderson, John Orsini, Steve Wyatt, John Forsythe and William Welch stand in the newly renovated New Lenox Veterans Memorial Saturday, Aug. 22, in the New Lenox Village Commons. Photos by Mark Korosa/22nd Century Media

    NL unveils restored, expanded Memorial

    August 27, 2015 By Jon DePaolis, Staff Writer News

    f anger for many New Lenox residents. But Saturday, Aug. 22, was a day of celebration.