• The California omelet ($9.10) contains grilled chicken, asparagus and American cheese on the inside, with avocado slices on top. Tim Carroll/22nd Century Media

    The Dish: Options abound at Pepper Mill in Mokena

    April 27, 2017 By Tim Carroll, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    Get a group together of 100 motorcyclists, 100 skydivers and 100 Evel Knievels — part motorcyclist, part skydiver — and all of them will say that there is no greater rush than eating the right meal at the wrong time.
  • Tommy Kelly, of Andrew High School, hits the ball over the net during a game against Lincoln-Way East held April 20, at Lincoln-Way East High School in Frankfort. Photos by Adam Jomant/22nd Century Media

    Griffins get redemption in wins over Thunderbolts

    April 24, 2017 By Brittany Kapa, Assistant Editor Sports, High School
    Andrew had faced Lincoln-Way East before and walked away victorious, but the team was not so lucky in their most recent match. The Griffins hosted the Thunderbolts in a SouthWest Suburban Conference matchup on April 20. East walked away victorious in just two sets (25-21, 25-14).
  • Tinley Park’s Matt Doruff and his son, Jack, 2, sit in the cab of Wendy the Waste Truck at the Tinley Park-Park District’s Earth Day celebration. Jason Maholy/22nd Century Media

    Area families partake in festivities at McCarthy Park for Earth Day

    April 24, 2017 By Jason Maholy, Freelance Reporter News

    The sun shone high and bright as thin, wispy clouds passed overhead in a picturesque blue sky.

  • Actress Betsey Means performs as Alicia Appleman-Jurman at the Tinley Park Public Library on April 19. In “Alicia: My Story,” Means retold the struggles Appleman-Jurman endured during the Holocaust. Brittany Kapa/22nd Century Media

    Performance at TP library relays message of hope

    April 24, 2017 By Brittany Kapa, Assistant Editor Life & Arts
    Alicia Appleman-Jurman had been brutally beaten, thrown out of a train and buried alive all before she was 12 years old.
  • Supporters (left to right) Susann Paus-Gortowski, Susann Spring and Marilyn Malik stand in solidarity with Syria Thursday, April 13, during a vigil on Breidert Green. Bob Klein/22nd Century Media

    Southwest Suburban Activists highlight empathy, equality at vigil

    April 18, 2017 By F. Amanda Tugade, Editor Life & Arts

    The evening of April 13 was rather chilly, but for the small group who gathered at Breidert Green Park in Frankfort and expected rainfall, the weather was more than favorable. 

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