• Lockport Township junior Armani Nobles (34) tries to keep the ball away from senior guard Kyle Gallagher as junior Deiondre Taylor (24) looks on Wednesday, Nov. 19, during practice in the East gym. Nobles, a 6-4 forward/center, is one of the tallest players on the Porters’ roster. (Photos by Dennis D. Jacobs/22nd Century Media)

    Height-challenged Porters to stress defense

    November 25, 2014 By Dennis D. Jacobs, Editor Sports, High School

    The Lockport Township boys basketball team hopes to make up for a lack of height this season by playing tough defense.

  • Doug and Tina Pirc of Elwood enjoy socializing Saturday, Nov. 15, during the Lockport Chamber of Commerce Autumn Dinner and Award Gala at the Roxy Theater in downtown Lockport. Tina Pirc was one of three Firefighter/Paramdic of the Year award winners at the event. (Photos by Tristan Zeier/22nd Century Media)

    Roxy comes alive for Chamber gala

    November 25, 2014 By Amanda Del Buono, Staff Writer Life & Arts

  • Bonefish Grill bones up menu for holiday season

    November 25, 2014 By Meredith Dobes, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    The new winter menu at Bonefish Grill is sure to keep some meat on diners’ bones this winter.

  • Civil War re-enactor Ed Carter aims his rifle for a volley salute during a graveside recognition service to honor Lockport resident and Civil War patriot Private George Ralph Johnson held Saturday, November 15 at the Lockport Cemetery. (Photos by Felicitas Cortez/22nd Century Media)

    Remembering those who kept the Union together

    November 24, 2014 By Felicitas Cortez, Staff Writer News

    Daughters of the Union hold wreath-laying ceremony

  • Pictured is a split order of bangers and mash ($12 for a full order) — Irish sausages with mashed potatoes and Boston baked beans — at Square Celt in Orland Park. (Photos by Bill Jones/22nd Century Media)

    Orland gets new taste of Ireland

    November 17, 2014 By Bill Jones, Managing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    It has been a long time since Sam Maguire’s barred its doors and shuttered its windows in Orland Park. But the restaurant has not been forgotten.