• Victoria Vogel feeds her horse, Chocie, at Vogel Equine Retirement Farm in Frankfort. Photos by Rebecca Susmarski/22nd Century Media

    Frankfort resident opens horse retirement farm, assists other animals

    July 20, 2016 By Rebecca Susmarski, Editor News

    As a child, Victoria Vogel played with horse figurines and imagined that she owned her own stables. Now as an adult and Frankfort resident, she converted her dream into a reality.

  • Tammy Gryb (middle) talks to guests Renee Williams (left) and Dee Stonis July 14 during a fundraiser thrown in Gryb’s honor at CD&ME in Frankfort. Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    CD&ME throws surprise fundraiser for employee

    July 19, 2016 By Rebecca Susmarski, Editor Life & Arts
    CD&ME staff member Tammy Gryb fell in love with the Frankfort banquet hall from the moment she first walked through its doors, and recently, her co-workers showed her how much they love her in return.
  • Lincoln-Way North graduate Molly Kapala swings at a pitch during a regular-season game. BURNS PHOTOGRAPHY

    Kapala to take shortstop talents northeast to St. Joseph’s University

    July 18, 2016 By James Sanchez, Assistant Editor Sports, High School

    Lincoln-Way North graduate Molly Kapala has traveled all over the country for softball, except the northeast region. 

  • Joe Piersanti lifts during a competition. He will compete in the CrossFit Games from July 19-24, and it airs on ESPN, Watch ESPN and on YouTube. Photo Submitted

    East grad to compete on CrossFit’s grandest stage

    July 18, 2016 By James Sanchez, Assistant Editor Sports

    When Joe Piersanti’s college baseball career ended, he needed something else to fulfill his competitive drive.

  • Carleen Coulter (middle) poses with her dogs Ty (right) and Eve. Coulter is to run a 24-hour race to raise money to help other pet owners obtain T-cell immunotherapy for their pets with cancer. Photos submitted

    Frankfort resident to run 24 hours to raise money for dogs with cancer

    July 14, 2016 By Rebecca Susmarski, Editor News

    After T-cell immunotherapy helped Carleen Coulter’s dog Ty recover from cancer last month, Coulter made it her mission to help make the treatment available for more four-legged friends.