• The Lockport Township government will be moving its offices to 1463 S. Farrell Road in Lockport in the next several months. Photos by Max Lapthorne/22nd Century Media

    Township aims to open new building in December

    October 25, 2016 By Max Lapthorne, Editor News, City

    The old Parkview Christian Church on Farrell Road is filled with power tools and paint now, but it will soon be the new home of the Lockport Township offices.

  • Homer Jr. High students walk in solidarity Oct. 19 outside the school as a part of an anti-bullying Unity March. Kirsten Onsgard/22nd Century Media

    Homer Jr. High Unity March promotes positivity, anti-bullying

    October 24, 2016 By Kirsten Onsgard, Assistant Editor
    Homer Jr. High seventh- and eighth-graders carried neon signs with positive slogans and took to a clustered march around the track.
  • Lockport Township’s Jacob Karli looks to pass the ball Friday, Oct. 21, during the regular season finale against Lincoln-Way East in Frankfort.

    Football: Porters prepare for postseason after 28-0 loss to East

    October 24, 2016 By Jon DePaolis, Freelance Reporter
    In a Week 9 battle of 6-2 teams Friday, Oct. 21, both the Lincoln-Way East and Lockport Township football teams knew the game would come down to making big plays at key times. For the Griffins, it just so happened to be their first defensive play of the game.
  • Oak Forest resident Abby Case pets Arthur the horse Saturday, Oct. 22, at the M&M Acres Equine Wellness Center Halloween Spooktacular event in Lockport. Photos by Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    Local equine wellness center raises funds at Halloween event

    October 24, 2016 By Ryan Esguerra, Freelance Reporter News
    Families arriving at M&M Acres Equine Wellness Center were greeted by a host of animals full of Halloween spirit Saturday, Oct. 22 in Lockport Township.
  • The Levato family has been decorating its yard at 16719 W. 144th Place for Halloween for roughly eight years. Tony Levato builds and buys new pieces annually, including a taxidermist this year. Photos by Kirsten Onsgard/22nd Century Media

    Lockport residents attract visitors with haunting decor

    October 17, 2016 By Kirsten Onsgard, Assistant Editor News
    Crafting the creepiest Halloween yard display is all about the details for Sue Rager and her husband, Rick. In their makeshift parlor room, a faded family photo hangs on the wall, and antique children’s crutches prop up a doll. There’s a 100-year-old rocking chair and 19th century vacuum.