• Lockport Township tech crew members (left to right) Sarah Rollins, Nick Maty and Zyla Nabarra stand in front of the dragon head to be used in the ‘Shrek The Musical’ theatrical performance the group is helping make a reality. (Thomas Czaja/22nd Century Media)

    Dedicated tech crew brings ‘Shrek’ musical to life

    April 23, 2015 By Thomas Czaja, Contributing Editor Life & Arts

    A fairyland will soon be unveiled at Lockport Township High School thanks to the help of a dedicated group overseeing its construction.

  • Lockport police officer Scott Green goes up for a shot against the Cardinals boys basketball team on Monday, April 13, at St. Dennis School in Lockport. (Photos by Amanda Jarzynski/22nd Century Media)

    Playing ball with the Lockport Police Department

    April 23, 2015 By Amanda Jarzynski, Assistant Editor Sports

    Everyone is used to seeing police officers in their navy blue uniforms with guns strapped to their belts and a badge on their chests. Every once in a while, though, the officers from the Lockport Police Department hang up their gear and lace up their sneakers instead.

  • Porters senior Jon Wheaton spikes the ball Thursday, April 16, against Lincoln-Way East.

    Porters score big win over top team Lincoln-Way East

    April 22, 2015 By Randy Whalen, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    The Lockport Township boys volleyball team has arrived. Fresh off of winning the Marian Catholic Tournament title the weekend before, the Porters were looking to continue their successful season. They did just that in what was their biggest win in over a decade – a victory over the defending state champions.

  • Brian Hedinger and daughter, Kennedy, ham up a good time during the Daddy/Daughter Candy Land Dance held Friday, April 17, at Luther J Schilling School in Homer Glen.

    A sweet dance in wonderland for Schilling girls

    April 22, 2015 By Felicitas Cortez, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    There’s sugar, spice and everything nice, but for Carl Kowal, the sweetest of all was taking his girls for a spin on the dance floor. Kowal and his daughters, Abigail, 10, and Stephanie, 7, were among the 260 Lockport and Homer Glen dads and daughters who attended the Daddy/Daughter Candy Land Dance held Friday, April 17, at the Luther J. Schilling School in Homer Glen.

  • The top 10 percent of the Lockport Township High School graduating class gather at the 60th annual Top 10 Percent Dinner on Thursday, April 16, at Dinolfo’s Banquets in Homer Glen. (Amanda Jarzynski/22nd Century Media)

    Top 10 percent of graduating class honored at banquet

    April 21, 2015 By Amanda Jarzynski, Assistant Editor News, School

    Some of the top students from Lockport Township High School’s Class of 2015 came together for the 60th annual Top 10 Percent Dinner, held Thursday, April 16, at DiNolfo’s Banquets of Homer Glen. They joined their families to celebrate their accomplishments and hear from an esteemed member of the Lockport Rotary Club.