• Pictured is one of the animatronic props haunting the Blood Shed Haunted House at Creepy Hallow Halloween Fun Park in Frankfort. Photos by Jon DePaolis/22nd Century Media

    Creepy Hallow continuing to scare area residents

    October 17, 2014 By Jon DePaolis, Editor Life & Arts

    Terrifying attractions to continue to Nov. 1

  • Area residents (left to right) Cara Horstman, Molly Hofman, Morgan DeRuiter and Kari Folkertsma listen Saturday, Oct. 11, as foreverU founder Ryan Hesslau (not pictured) speaks during the nonprofit’s second annual Walk of Revival, which recognizes teens who have lost their lives because of bullying. The event was held at the New Lenox Village Commons. Jean Lachat/22nd Century Media

    Walk of Revival recognizes teens lost to bullying

    October 17, 2014 By David Lipowski, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    As he gazed across over 100 twinkling candlelights on a brisk October night, Ryan Hesslau had a clear message on his mind, but it was his heart that did the talking.

  • The Kingston Trio — George Grove (left), Bill Zorn (middle) and Rick Dougherty — perform Wednesday, Oct. 8, at the Lincoln-Way North Performing Arts Center in Frankfort. Jean Lachat/22nd Century Media

    Only sounding better with age

    October 17, 2014 By Danny Ciamprone, Contributing Editor Life & Arts

    Kingston Trio performs at LW North

  • A server pours a glass of Emil Stimple — a bourbon distilled by Frankfort Spirits — Sunday, Oct. 5, during the grand opening of the new distillery, located at CD & ME in Frankfort. Photos by Tristan Zeier/22nd Century Media

    New distillery opens in Frankfort

    October 16, 2014 By Jennifer Nunez, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    Frankfort Spirits has essentially been in the works for more than 18 years.

  • Lincoln-Way East student Vanessa Jimenez puts on an honorary hat Tuesday, Oct. 7, after being formally selected to the U.S. Army All-American Bowl’s marching band. Jon DePaolis/22nd Century Media

    LW East color guard member headed to All-American Bowl

    October 16, 2014 By Jon DePaolis, Editor News, School

    Lincoln-Way East band director Bert Johnson called it a “special accomplishment.” U.S. Army officials called it “an honor.”