• Lockport’s Richaun Holmes reacts after he is given a standing ovation at a June 28 draft party held in his honor at Moraine Valley Community College. (Jeff Vorva/22nd Century Media)

    Holmes heading to Philadelphia to play for 76ers

    July 7, 2015 By Jeff Vorva, Staff Writer Sports

    It may take a little while for Richaun Holmes’ head to stop spinning.

  • Ray Forlenza (left) conducts the Southwest Community Concert Band at the June 28 Concert on the Green benefit for the Lockport FISH Food Pantry held at Eagle Rock Community Church in Homer Glen. (Tristan Zeier/22nd Century Media)

    Concert on the Green helps feed the hungry

    July 7, 2015 By Tim Hadac, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    Just as music has long been said to feed the soul, it also helped to fill hungry stomachs on June 28 at Eagle Rock Community Church, located at 14367 W. 159th St., in Homer Glen.

  • Debi Shapiro (right), of Lockport, checks in Lockport resident Gordon Nolte at the June 28 Motorcycle Fun Run event in Lockport. (Tristan Zeier/22nd Century Media)

    Taking a Sunday ride for Love

    July 7, 2015 By Tim Hadac, Staff Writer News

    At first glance, the Lockport Love charitable organization looks like nothing more than simple human kindness — neighbors helping neighbors in need.

  • Rachel Joyce (middle) takes a photo backstage with the cast of “Legally Blonde”. (Photo submitted)

    Lockport actress ‘Legally Blonde’ Off Broadway

    July 1, 2015 By Jennifer Nunez, Staff Writer News

    Lockport Township High School alumna Rachael Joyce has been making her way in show business ever since the tender age of 11 when she performed with the Chicago Children’s Choir, where she was cast in “Hansel and Gretel” and alongside opera superstar Rene Reneé Fleming in “Othello.”

  • LTHS graduate Josh Altmann played three years of college baseball at Olivet Nazarene University before recently being drafted by the Texas Rangers organization. (Photo submitted)

    Former member of Porters forgoes college senior year for Major League

    June 23, 2015 By Randy Whalen, Staff Writer Sports

    When Lockport Township High School baseball coach Andy Satunas wants to give an example of what work ethic will do, he will not have to look far.