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
February 18, 2019By Rochelle McAuliffe, Freelance ReporterNews, 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
Growing up in what I call the golden age of Disney movies, I romanced love as an idea of a distant-but-attainable goal. I wanted the typical princess happy ending and a lifelong partnership like that of Carl and Ellie Fredricksen in Disney’s “Up.”