• Lincoln-Way’s Ricky Smith (left) races past Minooka’s Matt Holmes (22) on Tuesday, May 8, at Lincoln-Way East. Photos by Julie McMann/22nd Century Media

    Lincoln-Way lacrosse continues strong season with win over Minooka

    May 10, 2018 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    It’s been a special season for the Lincoln-Way co-op boys lacrosse team. Especially for its seniors.

  • Lincoln-Way East’s Luis Zavala spikes one between Lincoln-Way West defenders May 15. Zavala had three blocks in the win over the Warriors, and the Griffins clinched its eighth straight conference title.

    LW East clinches 8th straight conference title

    May 18, 2018 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    On an evening that Lincoln-Way East held its first ever boys volleyball alumni match, the current team continued the tradition many of those players were part of: the tradition of winning the conference.
  • (Left to right) Brewer Mike Byrnes and owners Mary Ann and Tommy Ridings pose at the restaurant formerly known as Smokey Barque, now Trail’s Edge Brewing Co., on May 8. The brew pub’s grand opening will take place Friday, May 18. Amanda Stoll/22nd Century Media

    Trail’s Edge opens rebranded and renovated space

    May 15, 2018 By Amanda Stoll, Assistant Editor Life & Arts
    With a complete remodel, a new menu, and in-house brewed beers, the restaurant that was formerly Smokey Barque is all but unrecognizable.
  • Katie Godfrey (right), of Frankfort, takes a photo of her daughter Emerson (left) after her nails were painted by Jade Bishop of Paul Mitchell School on Saturday, May 12, at the Frankfort Park District’s Mother Daughter Spa Day event. Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    Memories make the best gift at Mother/Daughter Spa Day

    May 15, 2018 By Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter News
    Flowers, jewelry and candy are all popular presents given on Mother's Day, but the most precious gifts of all are time and memories.
  • Lockport resident Agnes Olszanski weeds in a parking lot during a prior Clean Sweep event, which is to return May 19. 22nd Century Media File Photos

    Publisher 22CM looks at 50 ways to enjoy the season with 2018 Summer Fun Guide

    May 17, 2018 By Staff Report News

    As the weather gets warmer, school is let out for the summer and families are starting to plan upcoming vacations.