• The Lincoln-Way East girls bowling team poses for a photo Feb. 9 after qualifying for the state finals. Photo submitted

    Girls bowling: Griffins end season 10th at State Finals

    February 19, 2019 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    For a few hours, the Lincoln-Way East girls bowling team could dream.
  • Mokena resident Jean Lachat, owner of Jean Lachat Photography, snaps a photo on Feb. 12 in her home studio. Megan Schuller/22nd Century Media

    Picture Perfect: Local photographer raises money for schools

    February 19, 2019 By Megan Schuller, Assistant Editor Life & Arts, The Arts
    Mokena-based photographer Jean Lachat is making a difference in her community, one photo at a time.
  • Metra CEO James M. Derwinski address local residents Feb. 11 at Lincoln-Way East in Frankfort at a town hall hosted by State Senator Michael Hastings to explain the events of a Nov. 9 near-miss with a Metra train and a Mokena police officer. Megan Schuller/22nd Century Media

    Metra CEO admits to communication failures

    February 18, 2019 By Megan Schuller, Assistant Editor News, Community
    Safety reports show communication errors go back to 2014.
  • Four-year-old Ariele Gonzales and 3-year-old Lyla Keenan of the Ivy League Kid’s Montessori School enjoy their time playing My Little Pony together. Photos by Rochelle McAuliffe/22nd Century Media

    Ivy League Kids more than day care for children

    February 18, 2019 By Rochelle McAuliffe, Freelance Reporter News, Community
    They’ve got vans that drive around town. They’ve got trailers at local schools. They even have a sign glowing in the night on 191st Avenue. They’re Ivy League Kids, and they’re here to help the community.
  • Lincoln-Way co-op gymnast Korina Jarosz performs her bars routine Friday, Feb. 15, at the IHSA girls gymnastics state final meet at Palatine High School. Jarosz received the team’s highest score in the all-around. Photos by Carlos Alvarez/22nd Century Media

    Lincoln-Way gymnastics finishes eighth at state

    February 18, 2019 By Chris Walker, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    Ten gymnasts see action on big stage.