• Chicago Dough New Lenox owner Tim Waters (left) and chef Ernesto Lopez prepare a pizza for the daily lunch buffet. Photos by T.J. Kremer III/22nd Century Media

    The Dish: ‘Pizza philanthropist’ makes food for good

    July 19, 2018 By T.J. Kremer III, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    Chicago is famous — or infamous — for many things.
  • Lockport police officer Debbie Schenk (middle) shows Special Olympians John Sola (left) and Rikki Kirsch the car she will be racing at the Five-0 at the Dirty O race. Photos by Mary Compton/22nd Century Media

    Schenk raises money for Special Olympics ahead of race

    July 19, 2018 By Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    Legend has it, the best stock cars are made in the junkyard.
  • New Lockport Township High School Athletic Director Mike Dwyer is a 1993 LTHS graduate and spent the last four years as the AD at Andrew High School. Jeff Vorva/22nd Century Media

    Dwyer chosen to replace Prunty as Lockport AD

    July 18, 2018 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    Mike Dwyer is coming home.
  • Lockport Township High School graduate Jaclyn Greci has continued her impressive track career at Illinois State University. Photos courtesy of Illinois State Athletics

    Greci gets off to quick start at Illinois State

    July 18, 2018 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, Alumni-College
    Jaclyn Greci’s success as a runner can be traced all the way back to the playground.
  • Proceeds collected from the Historic John Lane Days, which included a fundraising concert for the first time in 2018, will support renovating the barn on the property and transforming it into an educational center for the community. Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    John Lane Days celebrates history, farming innovation

    July 17, 2018 By Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter News
    Having just celebrated its third year, Historic John Lane Days is becoming one of the most anticipated local events of the summer, as it combines history and family fun while raising money to preserve a Lockport landmark.