• Members of the Shiloh Baptist Church worship team sing during a performance at the second annual Dellwood Block Party, held Saturday, Sept. 16, in Lockport’s Dellwood Park. Photos by Jason Maholy/22nd Century Media

    Local churches combine forces for Dellwood Block Party

    September 19, 2017 By Jason Maholy, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts

    When Jessica Olivito organized the first Dellwood Block Party a year ago this month, she didn’t know what to expect. 

  • Lockport resident Mike Warchol tests out some desserts at Cakes XO Sunday, Sept. 17, during the Sweets and Savor Crawl that benefitted the Mark Staehely Foundation for Pediatric Cancer. Photos by Bob Klein/22nd Century Media

    Sweets and Savory crawl raises money for cancer foundation

    September 18, 2017 By Jessie Molloy, Freelance Reporter News

    The restaurants and sweets shops of Lockport helped to make a “Mark” Sunday, Sept.

  • 10 Questions with Kaitlyn Graves, Lockport Girls Tennis

    September 14, 2017 By Staff Report Sports, Athlete of the Week

    Kaitlyn Graves is a senior at Lockport Township. She and junior Bri Hillock make up the Porters’ top doubles team. 

  • Peyton Nigro blocks a Lockport field goal attempt that was returned for a touchdown Friday, Sept. 15, in New Lenox. Photos by Mark Korosa/22nd Century Media

    Football: Blocked kick dooms Porters against Knights

    September 16, 2017 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    There was a lot of motivation for the Lincoln-Way Central football team Friday night. There was a huge homecoming crowd, they were playing an opponent that had defeated the Knights on their home field the season before, and they simply wanted to show they belong.