• Lincoln-Way North's Lanie Hicks puts up a three-pointer Thursday, Feb. 4, against the Knights at Lincoln-Way Central. Paul Bergstrom/22nd Century Media

    Lanie Hicks eclipses 1,000 career points as Phoenix take down Knights

    February 5, 2016 By James Sanchez, Assistant Editor Sports, High School

    When play stopped after Lanie Hicks hit a free throw in the second quarter for her fourth point of the game, she thought maybe a substitution or a timeout was called. Instea

  • Former Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210 board president Kevin Molloy (right) submitted his resignation Jan. 27 to the Board of Education, two weeks after the resignation of former board member Christopher McFadden. 22nd Century Media File Photos

    Board, District 210 push forward following pair of resignations

    February 1, 2016 By Meredith Dobes, Contributing Editor News

    Following one cancelled board meeting because of failure to post notice and two board members’ resignations, the Thursday, Jan.

  • Mokena Chamber of Commerce President Dennis Buxbaum (second from left) and his wife, Teri (farthest left), take part in the chamber’s celebration party Jan. 22 with Executive Director Melissa Fedora (left at the podium) and Marietta Kafka Glass at Tuscany Falls Banquets in Mokena. Jean Lachat/22nd Century Media

    Mokena Chamber of Commerce looks to ‘give more’ in 2016

    February 1, 2016 By Danny Ciamprone, Editor Life & Arts

    Two years ago, Dennis Buxbaum and the Mokena Chamber of Commerce set out to not only provide a positive impact on the business sector of the village but also to give back to the co

  • Operation Homefront recently named Lincoln-Way North’s Qur’Annah Jones (right) a nominee for the Military Child of the Year award representing the Coast Guard, in which Jones’ father, Brian (left), served. Photo submitted

    North student named as a semifinalist for Military Child of the Year award

    February 1, 2016 By Rebecca Susmarski, Contributing Editor Life & Arts

    Serving in any branch of the military requires dedication and focus, and recently a Lincoln-Way North student proved those same requirements hold true for many children of military

  • Diane Carroll (left), executive director and founder of My Joyful Heart, helps to sort items for this year’s Valentine’s Day donation Thursday, Jan. 28, along with volunteer Jean Toberman at the nonprofit in Mokena. Danny Ciamprone/22nd Century Media

    Mokena nonprofit looks to distribute hundreds of supply bags for Valentine’s Day

    February 1, 2016 By Danny Ciamprone, Editor Life & Arts

    What seems like an endless array of supplies ready to be sorted and shipped lines the tables of the warehouse inside My Joyful Heart.