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Park District’s 50th anniversary fun time for everyone

May 17, 2019 by Sean Hastings, Editor Life & Arts

The weird Illinois weather forced the New Lenox Park District’s 50th anniversary party inside the Lion’s Community Center, but residents in attendance were still treated to games, food, photo booths and more. 

“It went...

Record number of Dunkin’ locations participate in 2019 Cop on a Rooftop and raise $1 million

by Sean Hastings, Editor Life & Arts

Three hundred fifteen Dunkin’ locations across Illinois participated in this year’s Cop on a Rooftop Friday, May 17 to raise money for the Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics Illinois. 

Three of those...

Holmes and other characters interact with patrons at gala

by Sean Hastings, Editor Life & Arts

Everyone was a suspect as soon as they walked into the library for the 2019 Spring Gala May 19 at the New Lenox Public Library.

Sherlock Holmes was the theme of this year’s gala and he was joined by Watson, Inspector...

Rizzo gives a local boy memory of a lifetime

by Sean Hastings, Editor Life & Arts

Nine-year-old Andrew Langlois had never smiled bigger than when he walked into the Chicago Cubs’ dugout to meet his favorite player Anthony Rizzo. 

Andrew was diagnosed with cancer when he was 18 months old, started...