• Tony Kavalauskas (right) instructs his client, Merri Fefles, on proper techniques during a Thursday, July 20, private-training session at The Train Station in Tinley Park. Brittany Kapa/22nd Century Media

    The Train Station promises to change lives ‘one rep at a time’

    July 27, 2017 By Brittany Kapa, Assistant Editor News

    In 2009, Tony Kavalauskas was 250 pounds and had 32 percent body fat. That was not sitting well with him.

  • Tinley Park siblings Danny McGowan (left), 54, and his sister, Kathleen Mahoney, 60, pose for a photo at their 40th transplant anniversary party held July 16. Photos Submitted

    The gift of life: ‘We all did this to save a life of somebody that we love’

    July 27, 2017 By F. Amanda Tugade, Editor News

    Kathleen Mahoney and her younger brother, Danny, were seated at a table inside Starbucks in Orland Park.

  • A running back for Lincoln-Way North, Hylton is now a strong safety under Illini coach Lovie Smith. Craig Pessman/Illinois Athletics

    This Illini football player is a charmer on and off the field

    July 25, 2017 By Kyle LaHucik, Editorial Intern Sports
    Working to improve his playing abilities, knowledge of the game and defensive mindset — “clean everything up” — is what Tinley Park native and Lincoln-Way North graduate Julian Hylton is doing this summer as he prepares for his third year on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign football team.
  • Damien Floyhar, 4, of Tinley Park, snacks on a s’more at the Tinley Park-Park District’s 11th annual Family Camp Out held Saturday, July 15, and Sunday, July 16 at Community Park. Photos by Jason Maholy/22nd Century Media

    Annual Family Camp Out packs memories for children, parents

    July 25, 2017 By Jason Maholy, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    Pitching a tent, warming one’s self by the glow of a campfire and roasting s’mores are all classic aspects of the camping experience, and for many people, among their fondest memories of spending a night in the outdoors.
  • Shay McCallum Hula-Hoops, Sunday, July 16, during the Village of Tinley Park’s 125 Amplified Block Party. Photos by Adam Jomant/22nd Century Media

    The Village of Tinley Park puts a twist on an ol' classic with this year's annual block party

    July 24, 2017 By Jason Maholy, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    Tinley Park celebrated its 125th birthday this year, and while looking back at civic history can be interesting, educational and enlightening, the Village of Tinley Park’s annual block party did not carry with it any sense of nostalgia.