• Frankfort resident Christine Henning (left), her 1-year-old son Brody and 4-year-old daughter Brooke roast a marshmallow Friday, Sept. 21, at the Family Fall Campfire and Overnight Campout at Commissioners Park. Mary Compton/22nd Century Media

    Annual fall campfire brings Frankfort families together

    September 25, 2018 By Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter News

    With the smell of smores hanging in the air and a crisp cool breeze, Frankfort’s annual Family Fall Campfire and Overnight Campout was a hit with local families on Friday, Sept. 21.

  • Lincoln-Way East's Chase Anderson (left) tackles Lincoln-Way Central's George Nordstrom on Friday, Sept 21, in Frankfort as Devon Williams (middle) charges across the field. Julie McMann/22nd Century Media

    Lincoln-Way East extends winning streak with third straight shutout

    September 22, 2018 By Jon DePaolis, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    It was just one play, but it may be a sign of things to come.
  • At La Dolce Vita Della Piazza in Frankfort, the melanzane al forno, or eggplant Parmesan ($17.95), includes sliced eggplant baked in a red tomato sauce and covered with cheese. It served with the diner’s choice of pasta and a house salad. Photos by Nuria Mathog/22nd Century Media

    House specials are the standout sellers at La Dolce Vita

    September 21, 2018 By Nuria Mathog, Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    With a menu packed with pastas, sautéed shrimp and other Italian specialties, Frankfort’s La Dolce Vita Della Piazza aims to bring a piece of Italy to the southwest suburbs.
  • Lincoln-Way East goalie Victor Porada makes a save in heavy traffic in front of the net against rival Lincoln-Way Central Sept. 18. The Griffins won the match 2-0. Julie McMann/22nd Century Media

    LW East blanks LW Central 2-0 in rivalry redux

    September 20, 2018 By Tim Yonke, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    The latest chapter in a long-standing boys soccer rivalry between Lincoln-Way East and Lincoln-Way Central was a lot like the previous games: a shutout.
  • Carla Dreher, an artist from Frankfort, poses next to a mural she created at St. Florian Church in Chicago. Mary Compton/22nd Century Media

    Frankfort artist's church murals guided by faith

    September 20, 2018 By Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts
    For the Rev. David Simonetti, the founder of the now-closed Pope Benedict XVI Academy of Excellence that was part of St. Anthony Catholic Church of Frankfort, finding Carla Dreher was nothing short of a miracle.


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