• Tinley Park resident and director Chuck Kaffka observes rehearsal Nov. 24 of "Heaven Can Wait" by the Drama Group of Chicago Heights. Photos by Seamus Scanlan/22nd Century Media

    Tinley Park resident makes his directorial debut

    November 25, 2015 By Amanda Jarzynski, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    When The Drama Group, a theater company which has been performing in Chicago Heights since 1931, takes the stage in early December for the showing of “Heaven Can Wait,” they will be under the direc

  • Vet Tech Institute in Tinley Park students Kate Louise Wood (left) and Megan Schreck give a check-up to “Holly,” a dog who is ready to go to a forever home at the institute’s adoption event Saturday, Dec. 5. Photos by Amanda Jarzynski/22nd Century Media

    Part of a win/win situation

    November 25, 2015 By Amanda Jarzynski, Assistant Editor News

    It is unfortunate to find animals in need of homes and medical attention. Some are unlucky and end up being put to sleep in shelters or live as strays until they tragically die.

  • West uses second quarter-run to coast past Titans

    November 19, 2015 By Dave Owen, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    After a 25-2 record last winter, Lincoln-Way West’s girls basketball team is starting this season on a similar note.

  • Rebecca Susmarski/22nd Century Media The chefs at Fat Rosie’s Taco & Tequila Bar apply the frying technique used to make Nashville-style hot chicken to create the Mexico City Hot Chicken ($16), which goes down well with a cucumber margarita ($7).

    Paying tribute to tradition

    November 19, 2015 By Rebecca Susmarski, Contributing Assistant Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    Seeing a customer cry over a plate of food might make any chef nervous, but when someone tried a dish at Fat Rosie’s Taco & Tequila Bar and became emotional, chefs Dan Salls and Ross Henke knew

  • Paul Bergstrom/22nd Century Media St. Laurence cornerback Nicholas Sadowski tries to bring down Tinley Park receiver Garrett Maas Saturday, Nov. 14,during the Vikings’ 36-9 win in Burbank.

    Big plays doom Titans in loss to St. Laurence

    November 15, 2015 By Randy Whalen, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    When the game was over, the Tinley Park football team gathered together for the 12th time this season. It would be the final time, but despite the outcome there was more pride than tears.