Florence and the Machine’s “Breath of Life” is a track that exudes power. Lead singer Florence Welch’s voice commands over the booming sound of drums.
Throughout the song, she expresses her frustration. She crooned, “To get a dream of life again, a little vision of the start and the end.”
The Lincoln-Way Central varsity dancers buried their energy and emotion inside Welch’s wails, as they stepped onto the stage for the SouthWest Suburban Conference meet held Jan. 10.
Mokena resident Brian Sweeney (left), who wrote the book “Every 21 Seconds,” based on his struggles with a traumatic brain injury, poses with Shannon Brown, who plays Sweeney in the movie with the same title. The film premiered Saturday, Jan. 13, at Emagine in Frankfort. Photos by T.J. Kremer III/22nd Century Media
Film seeks to raise awareness of everyday struggles with TBI.
Mokena Police Officer Tom Czarnecki gets ready to take a spin at the recently opened Accelerate Indoor Speedway & Events. The facility, located at 8580 Springlake Drive in Mokena, boasts high-performance, racing “pro-karts” that are capable of reaching speeds of 50 mph.
Photos by Amanda Stoll/22nd Century Media
In the first-ever Lincoln-Way East NCAA December early signing day, parents, coaches, teammates, friends, and teachers gathered to recognize four Griffin football players for their commitment to compete in athletics at the collegiate level.