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    McGrath avoids charges after phone, alleged photo of boy vanish

    February 16, 2018 By Amanda Stoll, Assistant Editor News, Breaking, School
    New Lenox police declined to file charges Thursday, Feb. 15, after a nearly two-month investigation into alleged inappropriate content on a cellphone used by the Rev. Richard J. McGrath, former president of Providence Catholic High School.
  • A variety of subjects and mediums capture the hearts of art fans at the What Do You Love? exhibit on display now. Photos by Laurie Fanelli / 22nd Century Media

    Love in the air and on the walls at Vogt Visual Arts Center

    February 16, 2018 By Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    Throughout Feb. 24, the walls of the Tinley Park-Park District’s Vogt Visual Arts Center will be adorned with images of endearment for its display entitled, What Do You Love?
  • Rick Bruno, a retired Tinley Park Police Department officer, cares for his dependent son, Dan, who was displaced when Easterseals’ adult program ended on Jan. 31. PHOTOS BY CODY MROCZKA / 22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Easterseals’ adult disabilities program closing directly impacts Tinley Park family

    February 15, 2018 By Cody Mroczka, Editor News
    For over 18 years, Rick and Jean Bruno's son, Dan, had attended Easterseals, a non-for-profit developmental disabilities educational and employment services, that until Jan. 31 served 44 adults -- and still serves hundreds of children -- at Tinley Park, Chicago and Rockford locations.
  • All three of the 9- to 12-year-old winners are to receive two hours of free bowling for up to six people, including shoe rentals, along with a pizza and pitcher of pop, at Laraway Lanes, 1009 W. Laraway Road in New Lenox. The three 6- to 8-year-old winners will get a multi-use pass for the Splash Park run by the Mokena Community Park District. And the 3- to 5-year-old winning entrants will take home a $5 gift certificate to Dairy Queen, 950 E. 9th St. in Lockport.

    Winners of 22CM 2018 Valentine's Day Coloring Contest announced

    February 14, 2018 By Bill Jones, Managing Editor Life & Arts
    Proving once again to be one of the most popular annual contests run by 22nd Century Media, the 2018 Valentine’s Day Coloring Contest saw 623 total entries across three age groups and seven towns.
  • Andrew (5,530 total) finished with a 929 in the sixth game while Neuqua Valley (5,493 total) registered an 875 total in the final game.

    Girls Bowling: VJA season rolls on, TPHS comes to end

    February 13, 2018 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    The Thunderbolts trailed Neuqua Valley by 17 pins going into the last game for the fourth and final state spot. But their veteran bowlers came through and propelled the team to state for the first time since 2015.