• Warriors junior Austin King’s game-winning 3-pointer falls with 22 seconds remaining in the game. The shot gave Lincoln-Way West the lead, and the Warriors would finish off the 68-66 victory against Lincoln-Way Central.

    Knights, Warriors boys basketball teams' first meeting goes down to the wire

    December 8, 2016 By Frank Gogola, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    It was quite the storybook ending for Austin King. The Lincoln-Way West junior sunk the game-winning shot to beat the Lincoln-Way Central Knights 68-66...
  • The cast of Curtain Call Theatre’s “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play” poses around the radio studio’s microphone. Photo Submitted

    'Merry Christmas, Mr. Potter!' - Curtain Call Theatre’s second Mokena production a play-within-a-play

    December 7, 2016 By Tim Carroll, Editor Life & Arts
    Before “Laurel and Hardy” performed in talkies, they performed in silent films. Before “The Wizard of Oz” and “Gone With the Wind” were produced in color, “Metropolis” and other iconic films were black and white. Before “Dragnet” and “The Lone Ranger” were on television, they were radio programs.
  • Students in the Lincoln-Way Transition Program create and assemble greeting cards as part of an ongoing project. While students are currently making cards to be sold for the holidays, they make cards for many different occasions. Photos by Amanda Stoll/22nd Century Media

    Lincoln-Way Transition students grow poinsettias to subsidize program

    December 7, 2016 By Amanda Stoll, Assistant Editor News
    The greenhouse at Lincoln-Way Central High School is filled wall to wall with poinsettias, but it won’t be for long.
  • Lincoln-Way Central senior Taylor Autero sings with the Lincoln-Way Central Madrigals Nov. 30 at the New Lenox Public Library in preparation of the group’s 47th Annual Madrigal Dinners Dec. 8-10. Photos by Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year for LWC Madrigals

    December 6, 2016 By Ryan Esguerra, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    For the Lincoln-Way Central Madrigal Singers, a tradition of holiday spirit runs deep and is reflected in all of their performances.
  • Betsy Milligan strains candle wax to rid the solution of any impurities at Mokena’s Marley Candles. Tim Carroll/22nd Century Media

    Waxing nostalgic: Family-owned Marley Candles to be sold

    December 6, 2016 By Tim Carroll, Editor News

    The location of Marley Candles is somewhat complicated. It has a Mokena address and a New Lenox phone number.


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