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    7 national awards go to 22nd Century Media

    June 20, 2018 By Staff Report News, Contests
    For the sixth straight year, 22nd Century Media is a national award-winner.
  • Recent Lincoln-Way East grad Ian Piet has committed to play at Loyola University. Piet set the Griffins’ school record for kills with 878 in his career. 22nd Century Media file photo

    Going Places: LW East grad commits to play at DI Loyola

    June 22, 2018 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, Alumni-College
    When he was younger, Ian Piet used to hit a volleyball against the wall to occupy his time. Now the recent Lincoln-Way East graduate will continue to hit a volleyball. But it will be for a top, Division 1 school in the nation at Loyola University.
  • Jeni Lucas sits in her Mokena office, which is one of the only practices in the area to specialize in LGBTQ+ affirmative therapy. Megan Schuller/22nd Century Media

    Counselor makes difference in suburban LGBTQ+ community

    June 21, 2018 By Megan Schuller, Freelance Reporter News, Community
    A Mokena counselor with more than 25 years experience is changing the lives of the underserved member of the LGBTQ+ community. Jeni Lucas has a private practice within Turning Point Counseling and specializes in LGBTQ+ affirmative therapy. She is one of only a few in the southwest suburbs area this specific expertise.
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    10 Questions with Aidan McGuire, Lincoln-Way Central boys volleyball

    June 20, 2018 By Amanda Stoll, Assistant Editor Sports, Athlete of the Week
    Recent Lincoln-Way Central graduate Aidan McGuire will play on the volleyball team at Culver-Stockton College in the fall.
  • Friends who gather each year at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet pose with the banner and T-shirts they wear to show support for and honor Pfc. Aaron Toppen, who was killed while serving in Afghanistan. Photo submitted

    Toppen legacy moving in to top gear: Local fallen soldier to be honored at NASCAR race

    June 20, 2018 By T.J. Kremer III, Editor Sports
    Thursday, June 28, will mark the beginning of a special weekend at Joliet’s Chicagoland Motor Speedway. It’ll be Stars and Stripes weekend, where NASCAR and the speedway will team up to highlight our nation’s military members, past, present and future.