• Joey Moylan poses with a sign bearing a slogan that has been his mantra as he faces leukemia: “No one fights alone.” The Summit Hill Junior High School eighth-grader is being honored this year during the Loyola Medicine 5K Supporting Pediatric Care & Research. Kirsten Onsgard/22nd Century Media

    Community supports Summit Hill student fighting cancer

    May 22, 2017 By Kirsten Onsgard, Contributing Editor News
    Weeks after Joey Moylan was diagnosed with leukemia, it was time to shave his head. Clumps of his dark brown hair were already flaking off onto his pillow from chemotherapy. For the then-12-year-old, it was a small way to take control.
  • Port Noir stocks more than 150 wines at its downtown Lockport location. Photos by Erin Redmond/22nd Century Media

    Port Noir offers more than just wine and martinis

    May 19, 2017 By Erin Redmond, Assistant Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    Lockport’s Port Noir has finally invented time travel.

  • Jeanie Eldridge (left), of Mokena, and Trinka Spada take a peek through their goody bags while enjoying their time at the Mokena Community Park District’s Mother’s Day Tea Saturday, May 13, at the Main Park Pavilion. Photos by Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    Park district’s inaugural Mother’s Day event draws big crowd

    May 16, 2017 By Amanda Del Buono, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    The warm, sunny weather last weekend offered families an opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors as they celebrated Mother’s Day together.
  • Mokena Elementary School first-grader Filip Blagojevic waves as he rides to school in a firetruck with the Mokena Fire Protection District Thursday, May 11. Blagojevic took first place in the fire district’s annual coloring contest to win the ride to school. Photos By Amanda Stoll/22nd Century Media

    Arriving in style: Mokena students win rides to school in a firetruck

    May 16, 2017 By Amanda Stoll, Assistant Editor News
    On Thursday, May 11, Mokena Elementary School first-grader Filip Blagojevic became the first of three students to ride to school in a firetruck this spring.
  • Mokena Junior High School students get up-close-and-personal with an African spurred tortoise named Mortus. Photos by Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    Coming out of their shells: Jr. high students meet scaly wildlife during demo

    May 16, 2017 By Megann Horstead, Freelance Reporter News
    Got snakes? Call Colin Langenderfer and Mike Levins, of Crosstown Exotics.


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