• Vivie Consolino, 6, of Homer Glen, gets her face painted like the Grinch Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Lincolnway Special Recreation Association’s Lunch with the Grinch event. Photos by Rochelle McAuliffe/22nd Century Media

    LWSRA Center becomes Whoville for Lunch with the Grinch

    December 18, 2018 By Rochelle McAuliffe, Freelance Reporter News
    “Every who down in Whoville liked Christmas a lot, but the Grinch, who lived just north of Whoville, did not."
  • Lincoln-Way East’s Ty Slager attempts a fade-away jumper in the lane against Joliet Central Dec. 11. The Griffins lost 40-31 despite Slager’s team-high 12 points coming off the bench. Julie McMann/22nd Century Media

    Growing pains continue for Griffins

    December 14, 2018 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    The Lincoln-Way East boys basketball team is still learning its way for this season. But once the Griffins do, they’re confident they will be a good team.
  • Madi Corey (left), recorded a team-high 37 service aces in her freshman year at Wesleyan, while Leah Seielstad was named to First Team All Conference.

    Trio of LW volleyball players unite at Wesleyan

    December 14, 2018 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    Anyone from the Lincoln-Way area who ventured 100 miles or so to see an Illinois Wesleyan womens volleyball match this fall saw some familiar faces.
  • The Lincoln-Way East Madrigals performed 16th Century Italian songs, as well as traditional holiday classics, on Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Frankfort Public Library. Rochelle McAuliffe/22nd Century Media

    LWE Madrigals light up library with performance

    December 13, 2018 By Rochelle McAuliffe, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts

    ’Tis the season for dazzling lights, good company and the Lincoln-Way East Madrigals.

  • Marilyn and Kim Zanelli of Plainfield browse the gift baskets to be auctioned off during the night. Photos by Megan Schuller/ 22nd Century Media

    Annual auction raises money for scholarships

    December 13, 2018 By Megan Schuller, Assistant Editor News
    The VFW Post 9545 post was filled with more than 350 women waiving numbered bidding paddles during an annual live auction that raises money to give back locally.