• On the final day of the Real Men Wear Pink campaign, Couwenhoven went all-out with a pink tutu, scarf and Converse. In this photo’s caption on Instagram, he thanked his friends, family and Tinley Park High School for their support all month long.

    TPHS Vice Principal proves 'real men wear pink'

    November 21, 2017 By Amanda N. Marino, Editor News

    Cancer has had a profound impact on Randy Couwenhoven’s life. The Tinley Park High School vice principal was diagnosed with leukemia in 2005, and then again in 2009 and 2015.

  • Forward Aniah Long, who will be one of the main forces in the paint for Andrew girls basketball, puts up a shot during practice Thursday, Nov. 16. Tim Carroll/22nd Century Media

    Andrew girls returns experienced, young players

    November 20, 2017 By Tim Carroll, Sports Editor Sports, High School
    For four Andrew girls basketball players, the 2017-2018 season will be their third on the varsity. Those are the girls coach Bobby Matz hopes to reward with a breakout year.
  • The Lincoln-Way East defense, including (left to right) Jaden Hacha, Dylan Shelton, Devin O’Rourke and Declan Carr celebrate after Shelton sacked Maine South quarterback John O’Sullivan for the final play of the game Saturday, Nov. 18, in Frankfort. Photos by Julie McMann/22nd Century Media

    LW East football fights all the way to state

    November 19, 2017 By Jon DePaolis, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    A little more than a calendar year ago, Maine South walked off the field at Lincoln-Way East having pulled a narrow upset victory. Maine South wound up winning the state title a few weeks later.
  • Margaret Bialka (left) can now see both her father and her grandfather’s names on the brick walkway at the 80th Avenue Train Station. They are commemorated side-by-side among dozens of other veterans, living and dead, from the Tinley Park area. Amanda N. Marino/22nd Century Media

    Village of Tinley Park Veterans Commission celebrates Veterans Day

    November 19, 2017 By Amanda N. Marino, Editor News

    It was cold and windy, but they had braved much worse than that for the nation they served.

  • Fifth-grader Amelie Villasenor stretches to pet Melman, played by Annie O'Brien. Amanda N. Marino/22nd Century Media

    Where all the wild things are

    November 17, 2017 By TJ Kremer III, Contributing Editor Life & Arts

    Things are about to get wild at St. John’s Community Center Thursday, Nov.