• Lincoln-Way Co-op gymnast Allie Reis performs a floor routine Dec. 5 during a meet against Andrew. The Griffins outscored the Thunderbolts in all of the events. Photo by Julie McMann/22nd Century Media

    LW gymnasts sweep all events against Andrew

    December 12, 2017 By Jason Maholy, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    The Lincoln-Way co-op girl’s gymnastics squad features a wealth of experienced athletes this season, but it was one of its youngest members who led the team to an early-season victory against Andre

  • Rubi Agave owner and executive chef Ruben Pazmino is passionate about the fare of his restaurant, which pulls influences from different Latin American countries. Photos by James Sanchez/22nd Century Media

    Rubi Agave a blend of Latin American cuisines, culture

    December 12, 2017 By Thomas Czaja, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    An open space for a dance floor rests between rounded booths, where on any given weekend a group of Brazilian dancers, Frank Sinatra impersonator or comedian might be performing.
  • Polar Express Cover: Santa Claus giving Frosty the Snowman a hug goodbye on Sunday, Dec. 10, before hopping on "The Polar Express" train back to Frankfort. The event was organized by the Frankfort Park District. Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    Frankfort Park District brings 'The Polar Express' to life

    December 12, 2017 By Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    In his book “The Polar Express,” Chris Van Allsburg shares the story of a special train – filled with candy, winter wonderment and Christmas cheer – which transports children directly to the North Pole to visit Santa Claus.
  • Betty Dunn wins the bid of 80 dollars for her Santa Dec. 6 during the Lincoln-Way Area Business Women’s Organization held at the New Lenox VFW Post 9545. Photos by Julie McMann/22nd Century Media

    Annual dinner auction funds scholarships for women

    December 12, 2017 By Amanda Stoll, Assistant Editor News
    ‘Twas the annual holiday auction, when all through the hall, all the women were bidding and having a ball.
  • LWSRA staff dressed up as Santa’s little elves at a Dec. 4 holiday party hosted at the organization’s New Lenox facility. F. Amanda Tugade/22nd Century Media

    LWSRA hosts annual family holiday party

    December 12, 2017 By F. Amanda Tugade, Freelance Reporter News
    There’s something that Karyn Reczek looks forward to during this time of the year.