• Pictured are members of the Oak Prairie cross country team who placed in the Top 10 of their races at the New Lenox Invite and members of the third-place sixth-grade boys team. Front row (left to right): Megan Mitchell, Ashley Canny. Middle row: Marc Schelli, Tim Nielsen, Ceasar Plaszewski, Nick Krzyszak, Austin Molitor, Drew McAllister, Ben Fox, Patrick Canny, Zach Dalton. Back Row: Josh Beaumont. (Photo submitted)

    Strong start for Oak Prairie Cross Country

    September 25, 2014 By Staff Report Sports

    The Oak Prairie Jr. High cross country team made a strong showing in each of its first two meets of the season. 

  • Lockport resident Joey Cox, 3, takes his seat inside a one-room school house, just one of the many historical buildings featured during Heritage Fest, held Saturday, Sept. 13, at Heritage Village in Lockport. Organized by the Will County Historical Society, the fest offered a day of architecture, activities and displays showcasing the county’s rich history.

    Heritage Fest

    September 23, 2014 By Felicitas Cortez, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    The Will County Historical Society believes that by understanding the past, we can begin to appreciate the future.

  • Pictured is the stuffed chicken wing ($8) at Q Restaurant in Orland Park. The item was added to the appetizers menu following the restaurant’s one-year anniversary. (Bill Jones/22nd Century Media)

    Innovation, presentation take center stage at Q

    September 23, 2014 By Bill Jones, Managing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    Orland Park restaurant unveils stuffed chicken wing

  • Eric St. Vaughn leaps off the ropes to attack “Special Dark” Suge D Saturday, Sept. 13, during filming in Lockport for a new AMC television reality show. (Photos by Sandi Schuttler/22nd Century Media)

    Resistance (Pro) is not futile for AMC

    September 19, 2014 By Jessie Molloy, Staff Writer News

    Wrestling reality show films in Lockport

  • Luke Trent follows through on a putt Thursday, Sept. 11, during a triangular with Joliet Township and Sandburg at Silver Lake Country Club in Orland Park. Trent carded a 37 over nine holes to help the Porters stay undefeated in dual meets.

    Lockport golfers leave competition in the dark

    September 18, 2014 By Randy Whalen, Staff Writer Sports, High School
    Porters remain unbeaten in dual meets

    The Lockport Township boys golf team has been a shining light this season.