• Members of the Lockport Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5788 and New Lenox Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9545, along with Homer Glen resident and President of the VFW Auxiliary Post 5788 Karen Szynkowski, gather with U.S. Army veteran Latrondra Green March 6 outside the Lockport VFW. Green received a donated 2004 Honda Odyssey. Photos by Jacquelyn Schlabach/22nd Century Media

    Veteran receives donated van from Illinois VFW

    March 13, 2018 By Jacquelyn Schlabach, Assistant Editor News
    United States Army veteran Latondra Green was at a loss for words March 6. A single mother of five, Green’s fellow comrades had come together to change her life for the better.
  • Créme by Sarah Ashley’s birthday cake cupcakes (prices vary by size) feature vanilla cake baked with rainbow sprinkles, topped with vanilla buttercream and sprinkles. Photos by Max Lapthorne/22nd Century Media

    The Dish: Créme bucks convention with low-sugar treats

    March 13, 2018 By Max Lapthorne, Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    As of March 1, Sarah Ashley Samara is all in.
  • Brendan Diamond runs in the 3,200 meter race.

    Porters track and field uses home triangular to measure progress

    March 13, 2018 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    It should be a special season for the Lockport Township boys track and field team.
  • Bill Rank, director of the Oak Prairie Jazz Band, leads his students as they perform “Azule” Friday, March 9, at Lockport Township High School East Campus. Photos by Mary Compton/22nd Century Media

    Junior high, high school bands collaborate

    March 13, 2018 By Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    The sounds of toe-tapping music floated through the Lockport Township High School East Campus cafeteria Friday, March 9.
  • Brothers John (left) and Kyle Laflamboy sit on top of their newly acquired “Mad Max Bus” look-a-like they bought from a paintball field that went out of business. The bus is just one of many set pieces to be seen at Lockport’s Legacy Adventure Park, which is expected to open April 14. Photos by Mary Compton/22nd Century Media

    Adventure seekers to have new conquest in Lockport

    March 12, 2018 By Jacquelyn Schlabach, Assistant Editor News
    When storytellers brainstorm together, anything is possible. Creating new worlds that haven’t been discovered and designing ways for people to experience those worlds is exactly what Zombie Army Productions does, and will be doing, for the new Legacy Adventure Park opening April 14 in Lockport.