• Milne Grove first-graders perform a song on recorders Wednesday, Dec. 17, during “A Computerized Christmas,” a holiday musical program staged at the Kelvin Grove Middle School auditorium in Lockport. (Photos by Felicitas Cortez/22nd Century Media)

    Milne and Kelvin Grove students help save Christmas

    December 19, 2014 By Felicitas Cortez, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    What does it take to reprogram Christmas?

  • Pictured are members of the Dreamz Elite Allstars Youth-Level One team that recently was named Grand Champion in the Cheer for the Cure National Championship competition in Tinley Park. They are (from left) coach Nickie Erickson (Lockport), Cierra Schmidt, Rylie Erickson (Lockport), Shoniah Davis, Kaylee Harvey, Madeline Koperski, Megan Rodriguez, Haidyn Haglund. Emerson Haglund, Taylor Nappier and Avery Erickson (Lockport).

    Sweet Dreamz for local cheerleaders

    December 15, 2014 By Staff Report Sports, Youth

    Lockport residents part of grand champion team

  • Joe Zdralevich III cooks up a famous Poor Boy sandwich — grilled cubed steak on a butterine-slathered French roll — at his family’s restaurant, Merichka’s, in Crest Hill. (Photos by Felicitas Cortez/22nd Century Media)

    Lockport resident keeps them coming back to Merichka’s

    December 15, 2014 By Felicitas Cortez, Staff Writer Life & Arts

  • One week left to enter Holiday Card Contest

    December 15, 2014 By Bill Jones, Managing Editor News

    The Lockport Legend still seeking cards, photos, letters for holidays

  • Johnny Kringas stands beside his No. 10 1934 Ford coupe prior to a dirt-track race. Photo submitted

    LTHS junior holds his own in highly-competitive racing circuit

    December 11, 2014 By Ryan Wallace, Staff Writer Sports

    Seventeen-year-old Johnny Kringas spent the majority of his weekends over the last six months riding in the back of a truck, traveling across the country.