• A light pole that fell and injured three schoolchildren Monday, Sept. 17, at Butler School in Lockport was removed from the area. Additional light poles outside the school were removed the following day by Homer Community Consolidated School District 33C as a precaution for the safety of students. Photo submitted

    Light pole falls on, injures three Butler School students

    September 19, 2018 By Thomas Czaja, Contributing Editor News, Breaking
    A light pole fell and injured three fourth-grade students after striking them while they were at recess Monday, Sept. 17, outside Butler School in Lockport, according to Homer Community Consolidated School District 33C.
  • Lockport Township’s Claire Ancevicius sends a putt toward the 17th hole during the Celtic Swing Invitational Saturday, Sept. 15, at Ravisloe Country Club in Homewood. The sophomore would finish with a 83. Photos by Tim Cronin/22nd Century Media

    Lockport girls golf places third in Gold Division at Provi invite

    September 19, 2018 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    Rachel Kuzel had a goal for herself this season.
  • Desani’s Chance, a 10-year-old horse owned by Lockport resident Nancy Susmarski, recently won a race at Arlington Race Track. Photos submitted

    Lockport resident’s horse wins race at 10 years old after battling injuries

    September 17, 2018 By Jessie Molloy, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Living
    You’re never too old to follow your dreams. That’s the message Lockport native Nancy Susmarski hopes people will take away from the story of her horse Desani’s Chance, who this Labor Day weekend won his first race at Arlington Race Track at 10 years old.
  • Tony Perella, of Embers, prepares chicken meatballs with “voodoo” sauce Sunday, Sept. 16, during the fourth annual Sweets & Savory Crawl in downtown Lockport. Photos by Bob Klein/22nd Century Media

    Sweets & Savory Crawl draws community to Lockport

    September 18, 2018 By Amanda Del Buono, Freelance Reporter News
    Now in its fourth year, Lockport’s Sweets & Savory Crawl has become an annual event highlighting the variety of food establishments throughout Lockport.
  • Lockport quarterback Marcos Voulgaris eludes a Lincoln-Way Central defender Friday, Sept. 14, in Lockport. Photos by Mark Korosa/22nd Century Media

    Football: Porters keep it close, but fall to Knights

    September 15, 2018 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    The Lincoln-Way Central football team was running wild, but the Knights couldn't run away. But in the end, their seven rushing touchdowns were enough as they held off a spunky effort by the host Porters and emerged with a 46-29 victory in a SouthWest Suburban Conference matchup on Friday, Sept. 14, in Lockport.