• North linebacker Dave Lux (left) and defensive back Pat Troike (right) hone in on Thornton running back Tionte McDaniel Friday, Oct. 9, in Frankfort. Tristan Zeier/22nd Century Media

    North stops Thornton on game tying 2-point conversion attempt, remain undefeated through Week 7

    October 10, 2015 By Danny Ciamprone, Editor Sports, High School

    Something special is taking form under the bright lights of "Heaven on Harlem Avenue" at Lincoln-Way North with some saying the Phoenix have an

  • Griffins tight end Hunter Smith looks to make a play up field Friday, Oct. 9, in an eventual loss to H-F on the road. Adam Jomant/22nd Century Media

    Vikings turn Griffins’ mistakes into 28-3 victory in Week 7

    October 10, 2015 By Jon DePaolis, Contributing Editor Sports, High School

    To beat arguably the best team in the state, the opposition has to play close to flawless football.

  • Dressed as some of their favorite superheroes (left to right) Eric Pichman, Jo Rozker, Joe Grigoletti and Luke Surdel join together to celebrate Batman Day Sept. 26 at the Mokena Community Public Library. Tristan Zeier/22nd Century Media

    Children assemble for superhero day at the Mokena Community Public Library

    October 5, 2015 By Danny Ciamprone, Editor Life & Arts

    When trouble occurs in Gotham City, Commissioner Jim Gordon assembles the troops, flips on the bat signal and, at least in the 1960s version, he was the only one who knew the numbe

  • Shoppers (left to right) Matthew Pilon looks at books with Jake Pilon and Betty Sabota, all of Mokena, at the Sept. 26 Friends of the Mokena Community Public Library’s annual fall book sale. Tristan Zeier/22nd Century Media

    Friends of the Library to present $10,000 to MPL after successful book sale

    October 7, 2015 By Danny Ciamprone, Editor Life & Arts

    The annual fall book sale for the Friends of the Mokena Library returned Sept.

  • Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra maestro David Danzmayr speaks with the audience at a previous concert. This year’s premier IPO concert will take place Oct. 17 at Lincoln-Way North High School. Photo submitted

    Opening night for IPO quickly approaching

    October 7, 2015 By Staff Report Life & Arts

    Opening night will be a bittersweet moment for the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra at Lincoln-Way North High School, as maestro David Danzmayr takes the podium for the first of his