• Treasure Thompson lines up a foul shot Dec. 5 during Lockports SouthWest Suburban Conference game against Lincoln-Way West in New Lenox. Photos by Adam Jomant/22nd Century Media

    Girls Basketball: Porters play well in close defeat to Warriors

    December 12, 2017 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    Taylor Gugliuzza got mad, and Lincoln-Way West got a big victory.
  • City Council: Officials approve reduction in school facilities impact fees despite concerns from school districts

    December 8, 2017 By Megann Horstead, Freelance Reporter News, City
    The Lockport City Council took time to assess what action to take in reducing school facilities impact, municipal impact, and water and sewer tap-on fees at its Dec. 6 meeting. “I know there’s some anxiety out there over this issue,” Mayor Steven Streit said.
  • Jeff Woodward poses for a photo at Fort Dix, New Jersey, just after enlisting in the Army in 1989. Photo submitted

    Lockport resident recounts time dismantling nukes in new book

    December 12, 2017 By Max Lapthorne, Editor News
    Jeff Woodward received top secret clearance at age 17 and was disassembling nuclear weapons at 18.
  • The maple bacon doughnut (front-left), the berry crunch vanilla long john (back) and the French crueler are a few of the most popular doughnuts at Whizzy Puffs Sweet Spot. Jacquelyn Schlabach/22nd Century Media

    New doughnut, coffee shop in Lockport offers unique options

    December 12, 2017 By Jacquelyn Schlabach, Assistant Editor News
    Most people have at least one guilty pleasure, and for many it is indulging in sweets.
  • Brandon Burris (left) shows his dad, Kenny, his piece entitled “Christmas in Hawaii” Saturday, Dec. 9, during The Artist Guild of Lockport’s inaugural Kids Holiday Art Show at the Flower of Life Gallery in Lockport.

    Young artists featured at inaugural art show

    December 12, 2017 By Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    The Artist Guild of Lockport (TAGOL) has gone above and beyond in promoting local artists – and encouraging artistic awareness and participation in the arts – since it was founded in 2014.