• Lockport Township’s Mike Hasler returns a ball during the No. 1 doubles match Thursday, April 10 in Frankfort. Hasler teamed with Pat Piwoni to claim the Porters’ only victory in a match with Lincoln-Way East. (Photos by Tristan Zeier/22nd Century Media)

    Doubles win bright spot in Lockport loss

    April 17, 2014 By Jeff Vorva, Staff Writer Sports, High School
    Hasler and Piwoni remain unbeaten

    Lockport Township’s boys tennis team doesn’t get shut out very often.

  • Pictured is the New York Minute hot sandwich ($7) at D’Marie’s Deli in Mokena, alongside homemade Parmesan cheese chips. The pastrami sandwich comes dressed with sauerkraut and Thousand Island dressing. Sides include a pickle and the diner’s choice of potato salad, pasta salad or coleslaw.(Photo by Rebecca Susmarski/22nd Century Media)

    D’Marie’s flows to a classic tune

    April 17, 2014 By Rebecca Susmarski, Assistant Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    It’s hard to sit in a brown-cushioned chair at D’Marie’s Deli and talk with owner Gil Rimsnider and not feel as though one is sitting on a couch at home, talking with an old friend.

  • Alaina Frederick (front) smiles with LTHS Choir Director Chad Goetz (left) and fellow seniors at Millikin Vocal Fest this year. This fall, the Lockport resident is headed to Millikin. (Photos submitted)

    Frederick’s love for theater, music nurtured at LTHS

    April 17, 2014 By Lauren Finkler, Contributing Editor Life & Arts
    Senior prepares to study music at Milliken this fall

  • Lyla Bekas reacts to seeing the Easter Bunny as her mom, Amanda Bekas, holds her during the Egg-Streme H2O Adventure at Challenge Fitness Pool in Lockport, Saturday, April 5.(Photos by Sandi Schuttler/22nd Century Media)

    Egg-Streme H2O Adventure puts a twist on traditional egg hunt

    April 11, 2014 By Jessica Cilella, Staff Writer News
    About 80 kids take part in Lockport event

  • Lockport Township boys volleyball players celebrate winning a point against Lemont on Thursday, April 3. The Porters swept the Indians by identical 25-17 scores in Lemont.(Photos by Sandi Schuttler/22nd Century Media)

    New coach, new success for Lockport boys volleyball team

    April 7, 2014 By Dennis D. Jacobs, Editor Sports, High School

    It’s not supposed to be this easy for a first-year head coach.