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    10 Questions with Zach Parduhn, Lincoln-Way East boys basketball

    January 15, 2018 By Nuria Mathog, Contributing Editor Sports, High School, Athlete of the Week
    Zach Parduhn is a senior guard on the Griffins boys basketball team.
  • Members of the Lincoln-Way Central dance team perform their routine Jan. 10 at Bolingbrook High School. Photos by Geoff Stellfox/22nd Century Media

    Dance fever catches on for LW Central team

    January 15, 2018 By F. Amanda Tugade, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    Florence and the Machine’s “Breath of Life” is a track that exudes power. Lead singer Florence Welch’s voice commands over the booming sound of drums. Throughout the song, she expresses her frustration. She crooned, “To get a dream of life again, a little vision of the start and the end.” The Lincoln-Way Central varsity dancers buried their energy and emotion inside Welch’s wails, as they stepped onto the stage for the SouthWest Suburban Conference meet held Jan. 10.
  • Mokena resident Brian Sweeney (left), who wrote the book “Every 21 Seconds,” based on his struggles with a traumatic brain injury, poses with Shannon Brown, who plays Sweeney in the movie with the same title. The film premiered Saturday, Jan. 13, at Emagine in Frankfort. Photos by T.J. Kremer III/22nd Century Media

    ‘Every 21 Seconds’ debuts at Emagine

    January 15, 2018 By T.J. Kremer III, Editor Life & Arts
    Film seeks to raise awareness of everyday struggles with TBI.
  • Mokena Police Officer Tom Czarnecki gets ready to take a spin at the recently opened Accelerate Indoor Speedway & Events. The facility, located at 8580 Springlake Drive in Mokena, boasts high-performance, racing “pro-karts” that are capable of reaching speeds of 50 mph. Photos by Amanda Stoll/22nd Century Media

    Accelerate brings high-speed fun for all ages

    January 15, 2018 By Amanda Stoll, Assistant Editor News
    Grand opening celebration raises money for Special Olympics Illinois.
  • Three charged in Lincoln-Way North vandalism case

    January 4, 2018 By Nuria Mathog, Contributing Editor News, Breaking
    Three male juveniles face multiple criminal charges in connection with vandalism reported at the site of the former Lincoln-Way North High School.


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