• Chicago Tribute Anthology members (left to right) John Springbrunn, Chuck Parrish and Tom Anderson perform Tuesday, July 15, at the Frankfort Square Park District’s Island Prairie bandshell. The concert was part of the park district’s summer series. Photos by Rebecca Susmarski/22nd Century Media

    ‘Take Me Back to Chicago’

    July 21, 2014 By Rebecca Susmarski, Assistant Editor News

    It wasn’t Saturday, but many south suburbanites sat in the park Tuesday, July 15, for a Chicago tribute band concert.

  • Former Orland Park Police Department Sgt. Dennis Pratl hugs his wife, Eileen, Wednesday, July 9, during his Last Ride In. Photo by Erik Schmidt/22nd Century Media

    The last ride of Dennis Pratl

    July 11, 2014 By Erik Schmidt, Assistant Editor News

    For 29 years, Frankfort resident Dennis Pratl was an officer for the Orland Park Police Department. But he was always so much more.

  • Frankfort Kiwanis Club member Sue Burke (left) gives a bag of popcorn to Camryn Swanson, 7, Wednesday, July 9, during a Movies on the Green event held at Breidert Green. The Frankfort Park District hosted a showing of “The Incredibles” as part of its summer movie series. Photos by Rebecca Susmarski/22nd Century Media

    Exchange students, others attend Movies on the Green

    July 11, 2014 By Rebecca Susmarski, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    The Frankfort Park District’s Movies on the Green event on Wednesday, July 9, drew a substantial amount of attendees — including some who came from the other side of the world.

  • Lincoln-Way East softball players Amy Golaszewski (right) and Devon Morgan raise their fists as they cheer during the award ceremony following the third-place game in June. 22nd Century Media File Photos

    LW East athletics sees four state trophies, playoff successes in 2013-2014

    July 11, 2014 By Jon DePaolis, Editor Sports, High School

    To say the 2013-2014 athletic season at Lincoln-Way East was successful would be understating things.

  • Pictured is Mokena native and Lincoln-Way East alumnus Dean Anna from earlier in 2014. The Pittsburgh Pirates claimed Anna off of waivers from the New York Yankees, and Anna reported recently to the Pirates’ Triple-A affiliate in Indianapolis. Photo Submitted

    Anna traded to Pittsburgh Pirates

    July 11, 2014 By Jon DePaolis, Editor Sports

    After getting a taste of the big leagues, Mokena native and Lincoln-Way East alumnus Dean Anna hopes to hit big again.
    But if he does, it will be with a different team.

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