• My Joyful Heart Executive Director Diane Carroll (left) gives State Rep. Margo McDermed a tour of the nonprofit’s new facility June 19 at 9981 W. 190th St. in Mokena. Jean Lachat/22nd Century Media

    My Joyful Heart expands its ‘store’ to aid children

    June 30, 2015 By Danny Ciamprone, Editor News

    Just past a small office area and through a double set of doors tower shelves, boxes and pallets of items ranging from school clothing and shoes, to hygiene products and toys.

  • The top high school student-athletes from 22nd Century Media’s southwest suburban coverage area were honored June 23 during the annual Team 22 Athletic Banquet, held at the Homewood Suites by Hilton Elements Conference Center in Orland Park. Mary Compton/22nd Century Media

    Publisher 22CM honors area’s top stars at Team 22 Athletic Banquet

    June 30, 2015 By Jon DePaolis, Contributing Editor Sports

    After a season’s worth of memories, the area’s top student-athletes gathered June 23 for one last look at the 2014-2015 school year.

  • Mokena resident and Providence graduate John Narcissi performs his one-man tribute show to The Beatles June 20 at the Mokena Community Public Library. Tristan Zeier/22nd Century Media

    Behind the music of The Beatles

    June 30, 2015 By Amanda Del Buono, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    Sitting alone on a stool surrounded by images of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, a young man in an old-fashioned paperboy’s hat and blazer, guitar in hand,

  • Rohan Piska competes earlier this season in a tournament for Lincoln-Way East, where he finished with almost 100 career wins before graduating. 22nd Century Media File Photo

    Serving up success, one last time

    June 30, 2015 By Randy Whalen, Staff Writer Sports

    Rohan Piska was not about to let it end that quickly.

  • Lincoln-Way Foundation Board President Michelle Moyle (left) and Board Director Debbie Burk hold a 2015 Dream Raffle coupon book and ticket. Photo submitted

    Lincoln-Way High School Foundation announces Dream Raffle locations

    June 29, 2015 By Staff Report News

    For those who are dreaming of a vacation, a remodeled kitchen, a new car or just a way to pay off college loans, the Lincoln-Way Foundation Dream Raffle may be the