• Simone exits his vehicle as he arrives at the function, taking in all of the support on May 16 at American Legion Post 18 at 15052 Archer Ave. in Lockport. (Photo submitted)

    War hero comes to local American Legion

    May 28, 2015 By Jessie Molloy, Staff Writer News

    Proceeds from fundraiser go toward injured vet

  • Lockport’s Anthony Pfeiffer leaps to spike the ball during a May 18 game between the Porters and Sandburg, in Orland Park. (Photos by Paul Bergstrom/22nd Century Media)

    Porters rally hard but lose to Sandburg in Game 3

    May 29, 2015 By Randy Whalen, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    The “circus” almost regrouped for a huge victory.

  • Cub Scout Josh Kubiak raises a hand in salute during the Memorial Day Ceremony held Monday, May 25 at the American Legion, John Olson Post 18, in Lockport. (Felicitas Cortez/22nd Century Media)

    Lockport American Legion remembers fallen heroes

    May 29, 2015 By Felicitas Cortez, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    Before the barbecues, garden projects and other weekend gatherings, Lockport residents participated in a tradition that best defines the Memorial Day holiday.

  • Joshua Krueger (left), 11, pitches his “Grocery Buddy” invention to Patrycja Krynska (middle), 11, and Anissa Danley, a Ludwig music teacher, at the Thursday, May 21 Invention Convention at Ludwig School in Lockport. (Photos by Eric Skalac/22nd Century Media)

    Young inventors showcase work at annual convention

    May 28, 2015 By Eric Skalac, Editor Life & Arts

    When Joshua Krueger, 11, of Lockport’s Ludwig School first started trying to come up with an invention for the school’s annual Invention Convention, he tried to think about the problems

  • Vincent Jarmusz (left) and his brother Christopher feed newborn wolf pups during a Family Day/Open House event held May 16 at Big Run Wolf Ranch in Lockport. (Photos by Felicitas Cortez, 22nd Century Media)

    Residents meet, feed Lockport’s wolves

    May 28, 2015 By Felicitas Cortez, Staff Writer News

    With Mother Nature’s cooperation, hundreds of local residents took a walk on the wild side May 16 during a Family Day/Open House at Big Run Wolf Ranch in Lockport.