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    10 Questions with Nate Davis, Lincoln-Way Central baseball

    May 23, 2018 By James Sanchez, Contributing Editor Sports, Athlete of the Week
    Nate Davis is a starting pitcher on the Lincoln-Way Central baseball team. He committed to play baseball at Triton College next year.
  • Pita Pita’s popular mixed meat combo ($12.50) features beef kufta kebab, chicken shish tawook and beef/chicken shawarma, along with two sides. Photos by Cody Mroczka/22nd Century Media

    The Dish: Pita Pita Mediterranean Grill specializes in quick comfort food; New Orland Park spot offers family recipes from the Middle East

    May 23, 2018 By Cody Mroczka, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    The Hammad family grew up eating and then perfecting the Middle Eastern, Mediterranean-inspired tastes they now share with several Chicago-area communities. Pita Pita Mediterranean Grill in Orland Park is the latest family-owned and -operated venture for the Hammads, branching into southwest suburbs from the northwest suburbs of Palatine, Hoffman Estates and Lombard, where the business has cultivated a following for its modern take on traditional cultural cuisine.
  • Ryan Hesslau, a Mokena resident and Lincoln-Way East alumnus, speaks to participants of the ForeverU 5k on Sept. 9, 2017. Hesslau founded ForeverU as a Facebook page in 2012 as a means to provide support for teens facing bullying and other challenges in their lives. 22nd Century Media file photo

    LW East alum, entrepreneur elevates local impact

    May 23, 2018 By Submitted by Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210 News, Community
    Over the past six years, Ryan Hesslau has spent the majority of his free time focusing on a “do good” mission. After graduating from college last week, he is excited to make that mission his full-time job.
  • Students, families, friends, local business leaders and D210 faculty attend Scholarship night May 7 at Lincoln-Way Central High School. Photo submitted

    D210 students earn more than $1.7M in scholarships

    May 23, 2018 By Submitted by Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210 News, School
    District 210 Scholarship Nights kicked off on May 7 at Lincoln-Way Central, followed by Lincoln-Way West on May 8 and wrapped up with Lincoln-Way East on May 9. Between all three schools, 389 graduating seniors were awarded $1,737,995.
  • Lincoln-Way East’s Ryan Mitchell established a new school record for wins in tennis, while helping pace the Griffins the Class 2A Homewood-Flossmoor Sectional Saturday, May 19. 22nd Century Media file photo

    Boys tennis: Griffins capture Class 2A sectional title

    May 22, 2018 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    To boldly go where no man has gone before. No, Lincoln-Way East senior Ryan Mitchell isn’t staring in a new Star Trek movie. But he has been a four-year star for the boys tennis team, and his trek has taken him to the top of the school record book.


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