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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...

TRIAD TALK FOR SENIORS: September meeting to focus on older adult falls

by Kathie Johnson, Director of Family Services, New Lenox Township Opinion, Contributing Columnists, Life & Arts

Did you know that falls are a leading cause of injury and death in older Americans? One in three adults 65 and older fall each year. Half of which are repeat fallers.    Falls threaten seniors’ safety and independence...

Second Maker Day at library reaches entire community

by Sean Hastings, Editor Life & Arts

Creativity was flowing through the New Lenox Public Library on Saturday, Sept. 14. 

“Makers” from all over came together to present and teach their skills to community members at the second Maker Day. The library...

The Dish: Barraco’s thrives in Orland Park, six other locations while rooted in family

by Tom Czaja, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

Business keeps drawing customers with large menu, homey atmosphere

After a visit to Barraco’s in Orland Park, it is evident that the business was started, has grown and continues to operate with family at is...