• East's Brendan Gallagher gets a fumble recovery and takes it in for a touchdown Friday, Sept. 8, during the Griffins' game against Andrew High School. Photos by Julie McMann/22nd Century Media

    Griffins too much to handle for Thunderbolts

    September 13, 2017 By Tim Carroll, Contributing Editor Sports, High School
    In the end, the Griffins, coming off a signature win at Maine South, showed their strength up front — both on offense and defense — and finished with a 42-2 victory in Tinley Park
  • The Raffy Turtle is one of several customized flavors created by The Plush Horse for Raffy’s Candy Store in New Lenox. Photos by Claudia Harmata/22nd Century Media

    Childhood memories rediscovered at Raffy’s Candy Store

    September 13, 2017 By Claudia Harmata, Editorial Intern Life & Arts, Dining Out
    For those with a major sweet tooth, Raffy’s Candy Store has a fix for them all.
  • Frankfort driver shines on the speedway

    September 13, 2017 By Jason Maholy, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts

    Trevor Starek has been driving motorized contraptions of one kind or another for most of his life.

  • Cadets (left to right) Patrick Littleton, Blake Gorman, Ryan McWilliams, Luke Hohman and Eric Schmitt participate in the Wreaths Across American program last year. The group assists with several events in Frankfort, especially in the spring and summer, and competed in a state competition in August. Photos submitted

    Frankfort police cadets learn to lead

    September 13, 2017 By Jon DePaolis, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    If you ask Tiffany Skinner what the Frankfort Police Cadets program has done for her son, Christopher, she doesn’t equivocate.
  • Hurricane Irma, a powerful Cape Verde-type hurricane, struck Florida Sept. 10 during its journey across the Atlantic Ocean. Photo by NASA

    Frankfort native and his family move to Florida shortly before Irma

    September 19, 2017 By Amanda Stoll, Assistant Editor News
    After 17 years of dreaming and searching, Erik Michor and his family finally made the big move to sunny Florida — just in time for Hurricane Irma.