• Noah Supple, 2, of Frankfort, climbs out of an inflatable obstacle course Saturday, July 22, at the Frankfort Park District's "50 Years of Fun" party. Photos by Jason Maholy/22nd Century Media

    Park district celebrates 50 years where it all began

    July 24, 2017 By Jason Maholy, Freelance Reporter News
    When the Frankfort Park District was officially created in 1967, Main Park was the only publicly owned green space and gathering spot in the village.
  • Frank Hoogeweg (left), owner of Cedar Way Veterinary Clinic, receives a plaque from Emily Johnson (right) at a July 15 open house to mark the office’s 10th anniversary in New Lenox. Photos by Megann Horstead/22nd Century Media

    Frankfort native's Cedar Way Vet celebrates 10 years

    July 24, 2017 By Megann Horstead, Freelance Reporter News
    Cedar Way Veterinary Clinic invited the community to celebrate the New Lenox office and its 10th anniversary July 15 at an open house.
  • Members of the Frankfort Black Belt Academy (left to right) master Peggy Hoogheem, Angie Casamento, Matthew Frame, Haley Mazon, Vicki Truesdale and senior master David Kikoen pose for a photo at the American Taekwondo Association International’s Tournament of Champions last month. Photo submitted

    Frankfort black belt perseveres, wins championship

    July 17, 2017 By Jon DePaolis, Freelance Reporter Sports
    When Matthew Frame sets his mind to something, he gets it done.
  • Frankfort resident Cynthia Madsen recently was inducted into the Illinois Aviation Hall of Fame for her enthusiasm and community service work. Photo submitted

    Frankfort aviator inspires, inducted into Hall of Fame

    July 17, 2017 By Kyle LaHucik, Editorial Intern Life & Arts
    On her first flight in a small plane in the late 1970s, Cynthia Madsen could see her home from up above. At that point, she wasn’t an aviator; she just thought it would be fun to see the Chicago area from above.
  • Mokena residents Alan (left) and Caelen Haag enjoy ice cream, which was just one of the many attractions available to families during the Mokena Fire Protection District’s 100th Anniversary Celebration July 4 at the Mokena Metra station parking lot. Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    Mokena Fire Protection District celebrates 100th anniversary

    July 17, 2017 By Amanda Del Buono, Freelance Reporter News
    The Mokena Fire Protection District also covers portions of Frankfort and other Will County areas, and the Frankfort Village Board honored the district’s 100th anniversary earlier this year.