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    10 Questions with T.J. Goetsch, Lincoln-Way East, golf

    October 18, 2016 Sports, Athlete of the Week

    T.J. Goetsch is a Lincoln-Way East junior and a member of the high school’s varsity golf team. He lives in Frankfort. 

  • The smoked salmon sandwich ($9.99 with fries and coleslaw) is a new menu item at Just Shrimp in Tinley Park that has proven popular among diners, according to co-owner John Mihalos. Photos by James Sanchez/22nd Century Media

    Smoked salmon sandwich taking on starring role on Just Shrimp’s menu

    October 18, 2016 By Michael Gilbert, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    The restaurant’s name is Just Shrimp, but co-owner John Mihalos is willing to share a little secret.
  • Mike Ball (left) and Gianna Goritz jump in a bounce house Thursday, Oct. 13, during a birthday celebration for Hilda Walker Intermediate School. Photos by Julie McMann/22nd Century Media

    Walker Intermediate School celebrates 20 years of success

    October 18, 2016 By F. Amanda Tugade, Assistant Editor Life & Arts
    Eleven-year-old Katie Ehmen knows a few facts about the history of her school, and if one asked her exactly what she knew, the sixth grader would kick off the conversation by saying teachers Debra Molitor and Paula Tucker have been working at Walker Intermediate School since it opened in 1996.
  • Lincoln-Way East's Max Cesario (left) and Jack Carroll (right) bring down Bradley-Bourbonnais player Camron Harrell Friday, Oct. 14, during a game at Bradley-Bourbonnais. Julie Mcmann/22nd Century Media

    Griffins fall to Boilermakers after comeback attempt

    October 18, 2016 By Jon DePaolis, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    A disastrous first quarter Friday, Oct. 14 — during which anything that could go wrong for the Lincoln-Way East football team did — doomed the Griffins as they lost to undefeated Bradley-Bourbonnais 38-21 in Week 8.
  • Halloween contest entrants Michael Wlodarek (left), 45, and his son Joe, 10, stand in front of one of their decorated items, a scarecrow. The duo entered the Frankfort Square Park District's Halloween Decorating Contest. Photos by F. Amanda Tugade/22nd Century Media

    Locals show off Halloween spirit in contest

    October 17, 2016 By F. Amanda Tugade, Assistant Editor News
    There is a large, colorful sign posted on the front of Michael Wlodarek’s home on Benton Drive in Frankfort. “Scare at Joe’s,” it reads.