• Lincoln-Way boys co-op lacrosse has won its last two games and remains undefeated on the season. Its biggest win so far came on Tuesday, April 24, as Lincoln-Way took down state-ranked Benet Academy 9-8. 22nd Century Media file photo

    Boys lacrosse: LW undefeated at 13-0

    April 25, 2018 By Staff Report Sports, High School
    Lincoln-Way co-op boys lacrosse defeated Plainfield co-op Monday, April 23, by a score of 19-1. Rick Smith and George Burchfield led the scoring with four goals and two assists each. Hunter Opiola added one goal and three assists while Justin Omarrah chipped in with three goals. Ethan Sieb scored two goals and one assist, and five other players each scored a goal. Eleven of the 19 goals were assisted.
  • City Barbeque’s More Cowbell sandwich ($8.29) is a customer favorite featuring smoked brisket topped with peppers, onions, smoked provolone and creamy horseradish sauce. Photos by Thomas Czaja/22nd Century Media

    The Dish: City Barbeque pairs good eats, good causes; Opening week beneficiaries include Veteran Voices, Baseball 4 All

    April 25, 2018 By Jacquelyn Schlabach, Assistant Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    Humphrey the pig, named after Orland Park’s very first mayor, sits on the ledge near the checkout line of City Barbeque as customers make their selection of authentic, smoked in-house meats. Throughout the recently opened joint, as employees prefer to call it, local residents will notice items and memorabilia that pay homage to Orland Park. A staple of City Barbeque is showcasing hometown pride, as well as supporting local charities and schools.
  • The scene at the Metra crossing on 183rd Street in Tinley Park just after Metra shut down inbound and outbound services at around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, after reports of a pedestrian being struck and killed by a freight train. Rochelle McAuliffe/22nd Century Media

    UPDATE: Metra police ID man in freight train incident

    April 24, 2018 By T.J. Kremer III, Editor News, Breaking, Police-Fire
    At around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, Metra’s Rock Island Twitter account sent a message reading that the Joliet train scheduled to depart at 8:30 p.m. was delayed due to “a freight striking a pedestrian near Hickory Creek.”
  • Lincoln-Way Area Chorale director Greg Day will lead his last performance for the chorale Sunday, April 29. Adam Jomant/22nd Century Media

    Chorale prepares for spring show, transition to new director

    April 24, 2018 By Amanda Stoll, Assistant Editor Life & Arts, The Arts
    The Lincoln-Way Area Chorale’s “Back to Broadway” show at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 29, will delight the audience with a variety of favorite show tunes, and will mark the finale for director Greg Day.
  • Abigail Freeland, 3, of Frankfort, dresses up like a firefighter April 12 in front of a locker mural painted by Mokena resident Brian Turnbough at KidsWork Children’s Museum’s newly revamped 911 exhibit. photos by Amanda Stoll/22nd Century Media

    Mokena resident paints firefighting, 911 children’s exhibit

    April 23, 2018 By Amanda Stoll, Assistant Editor Life & Arts, The Arts
    “Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!” And perhaps now, with KidsWork Children’s Museum’s updated 911 exhibit, children will be doing more of what Dr. Seuss thought up in “Oh, the Things you can Think!” so many years ago. Nicole Underwood, executive director at KidsWork Children’s Museum in Frankfort, said the new exhibit was made possible through donations from the museum’s annual dinner. For the grand opening of the exhibit on April 12, may of those donors were there to celebrate and investigate the new features on their own.

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