• Lincoln-Way East football coach Rob Zvonar speaks to the players on Saturday, Nov. 17, in Wilmette following the team's 24-16 loss to Loyola Academy in the IHSA Class 8A semifinal. Julie McMann/22nd Century Media

    Griffins’ title bid comes up short in Loyola rematch

    November 18, 2018 By Jon DePaolis, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    Lincoln-Way East hadn’t lost a game since 2016. 

  • Pictured are a half-rack of ribs with a side of barbecue baked beans and corn muffin ($14.99, $21.99 for the full rack) at Steerhogs in Frankfort. Photos by T.J. Kremer III/22nd Century Media

    Steerhogs becomes BBQ excellence through habit

    November 15, 2018 By TJ Kremer III, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    More than 2,000 years ago, Aristotle developed his virtue ethics.

  • Former sports reporter Terry Boers, of Mokena, performs a comedy routine at CD&ME in Frankfort on Saturday, Nov. 10. Boers, a cancer survivor, has decided to make the most of his second chance by spending more time with his family. Analisa Trofimuk/22nd Century Media

    Frankfort welcomes cancer survivor for comedy fundraiser

    November 14, 2018 By Analisa Trofimuk, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts

    The blaring television cast a glow on the faces packed into the hospital room as Terry Boer and his family watched the Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians in the 2016 World Series.

  • Lincoln-Way East Senior Carleigh Phelon (left), group commander of the Lincoln-Way Air Force JROTC, leads her squadron Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Hickory Creek Middle School Veterans Day concert. Photos by Rochelle McAuliffe/22nd Century Media

    Annual Veterans Day concert recognizes Frankfort vets

    November 13, 2018 By Rochelle McAuliffe, Freelance Reporter News

    All gave some, but some gave all. For that, the community honors them.

  • Lincoln-Way East's Jackson Ritter runs in a touchdown Saturday, Nov. 10, during the Griffins' IHSA Class 8A quarterfinal playoff game against Edwardsville, which East won 50-14. Julie McMann/22nd Century Media

    East dispatches Edwardsville 50-14, heads to semifinal

    November 11, 2018 By Jon DePaolis, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    After their rousing Class 8A state final last year, the Lincoln-Way East (12-0) and Loyola football teams will meet again in the playoffs after East dispatched Edwardsville 50-14 Saturday, Nov. 10, in the quarterfinals.