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    Finding a home away from home

    July 29, 2015 By Randy Whalen, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    They say home is a feeling.

    It is certainly is for former Lockport Township girls volleyball player Lindsey Visvardis.

  • The Lockport Township girls volleyball team (wearing blue) battles hard against Tinley Park in a summer tournament at Palos Courts on July 21. Photos by Tristan Zeier/22nd Century Media

    Porters lose hard-fought match during summer tournament, remain positive

    July 29, 2015 By Randy Whalen, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    It may have been summer league, but the Lockport Township girls volleyball team certainly had some excitement in the final round of play on July 21 at the Palos Courts.

  • Cavallini’s in the Park owner Norman Elftmann works on a cup of cappuccino Thursday, July 16, at the Tinley Park coffee shop on South Street. Bill Jones/22nd Century Media.

    Cavallini’s offers more than cup of joe to go

    July 29, 2015 By Bill Jones, Managing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    Cavallini’s in the Park owner Norman Elftmann is a natural storyteller.

  • Artist Edward Smith, of Lockport, shakes hands with Lockport Alderman Darren Deskin at the July 19 Artist Guild of Lockport Trunk Show in the parking lot of Pizzeria At the Point in Lockport. Photos by Tristan Zeier/22nd Century Media.

    Local artists put their art on display in outdoor Trunk Show

    July 29, 2015 By David Lipowski, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    When most people think of art shows, they might think of crowded galleries with suits, ties, evening dresses and hors d’oeuvres.

  • A photo from August 1931 (right) of a Texaco storage tank promoting a new oil is compared to a tank on the former Texaco plant’s land, now managed by Chevron. Photo illustration by Nancy Burgan/22nd Century Media

    Glimpsing Lockport’s industrial history through photos, stories

    July 29, 2015 By Amanda Del Buono, Staff Writer News, City

    At one point, Lockport’s Texaco plant employed almost 500 local residents. But those days are preserved only in photos and stories, since the plant shut down in 1981.

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