• The Double Stack burger ($12.50), served with lettuce, tomato, grilled onions and mushrooms, and cheddar cheese piled on a pretzel bun, is one of the favorites at All Aboard! Family Dining & Amusement in Frankfort. Amanda Jarzynski/22nd Century Media

    Next stop: Fresh food and family fun

    June 21, 2016 By Amanda Jarzynski, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    When children hear the toot of the train whistle, they know that food is on the way.

  • Michael Assefa prepares to throw a javelin during a past competition. Photo submitted

    Local Paralympic athlete to compete in U.S. Paralympic team trials

    June 23, 2016 By Michael Ivey, Editorial Intern Sports

    In January 2012, Michael Assefa, a Frankfort resident and Lincoln-Way East graduate, was visiting friends at Southern Illinois University when a train accident sev

  • Bikers (left to right) Jeanne Meeks, Dot Klezak, Nancy TerHaar and Nancy Sorci dip their bike tires into the Mississippi River May 25 after completing a 217-mile cycling trip to reach the river. Photo submitted

    Cyclists bike more than 200 miles across Illinois to the Mississippi River

    June 23, 2016 By Rebecca Susmarski, Editor Sports

    Before New Lenox resident Jeanne Meeks left to take a 217-mile biking trip to the Mississippi River with three other local women, some of her friends told her they wante

  • Magician Gary Kantor performs in front of more than 100 people during Fridays on the Green at Breidert Green Park. James Sanchez/22nd Century Media

    Magic brings more than 100 to Breidert Green Park

    June 20, 2016 By James Sanchez, Assistant Editor News

    Frankfort Public Library’s Director of Youth Services Jennifer Erbach is one who cannot wait for the summer to arrive. 

  • Sgt. Bob Brynteson (right) — who served during the presidencies of Lyndon B. Johnson and Richard M. Nixon — embraces his fellow Air Force Presidential Honor Guard veterans. Paul Bergstrom/22nd Century Media

    Honor Guard vets reunite after nearly 50 years

    June 20, 2016 News




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