• Julie Shapiro, of Orland Park, won the 2015 Vacation Photo Contest with this photo of her daughter jumping into a rive while on a hike in Big Sky, Montana. (photo submitted)

    Getting ready for summer

    May 21, 2015 By Staff Report News

    51 fun things to do in the southwest suburbs this summer

    The weather is getting nicer, school is out and vacation time is aplenty.

  • Pictured is Frankfort resident Gail Rimkus’ winning entry to The Frankfort Station’s annual Vacation Photo Contest. The photo shows her son and daughter-in-law walking along South Beach in Florida. Photo Submitted

    The Station chooses its Vacation Photo Contest winner

    May 20, 2015 By Jon DePaolis, Editor Life & Arts

    This year’s Vacation Photo Contest theme was spontaneity.

  • Lincoln-Way East junior Abby Olivieri (right) reaches for a loose ball Friday, May 15, during a sectional semifinal against Bremen Co-op, held at Lincoln-Way North in Frankfort. Jon DePaolis/22nd Century Media

    East, North girls water polo teams fall at sectional

    May 20, 2015 By Randy Whalen, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    After graduating eight seniors from last season’s state quarterfinals team, not many expected the Lincoln-Way East girls water polo team to have a good season.

  • Lincoln-Way East’s Kyndall Wallace (left) receives the baton from teammate Emily Karl Thursday, May 14, during the 3,200-meter relay race at the Class 3A Homewood-Flossmoor Sectional. East won the race. Tristan Zeier/22nd Century Media

    Griffins girls track easily wins sectional, sends 17 to state

    May 20, 2015 By Dave Owen, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    With relay perfection, a pole vault title contender, and dominance in sprint and distance events, Lincoln-Way East’s girls track team showed all the ingredients for a run at a third straight state

  • Tage Gadomski (right) has her nails painted by Katie Hovorka Saturday, May 16, during the Frankfort Park District’s annual Mother/Daughter Spa Day, held at the Founders Community Center. Photos by Jean Lachat/22nd Century Media

    Mother’s Day-themed spa day returns to Frankfort Park District

    May 20, 2015 By Jessie Molloy, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    A group of Frankfort moms got to celebrate Mother's Day for a second time this year, thanks to the Frankfort Park District.