• Team 22: Girls Volleyball 2017

    November 16, 2017 By Staff Report Sports, High School
    At the end of every girls volleyball season, 22nd Century Media scours through stories, stat sheets and reporters’ notebooks to compile its Team 22 All-Star lineup. The team features student-athletes from Lincoln-Way Central, Lincoln-Way East, Lincoln-Way West, Providence Catholic, Andrew, Tinley Park, Lockport Township and Sandburg high schools.
  • Sgt. 1st Class Tim Allsteadt, a member of the Illinois National Guard, delivers the keynote speech Friday, Nov. 10, to students at Central Middle School during a Veterans Day ceremony. Geoff Stellfox/22nd Century Media

    Veterans share experiences, struggles with D146 community

    November 15, 2017 By F. Amanda Tugade, Freelance Reporter News, School
    Tim Allsteadt was 17 years old when he decided to follow in the footsteps of his grandfather, his father and his uncle, all of whom devoted their lives to serving their country. The now 35-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Tim Allsteadt appeared before Central Middle School staff and students Friday, Nov. 10 ...
  • Laura Threewitt, of Mokena, helps her father, Don DeKraker, celebrate his 100th birthday at Evergreen Senior Living in Orland Park. Jason Maholy/22nd Century Media

    Evergreen Senior Living resident celebrates 100 years

    November 14, 2017 By Jason Maholy, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    Don DeKraker has seen a lot in his life on Earth. Born in 1917, DeKraker was alive at the tail end of World War I and was in his formative years during The Great Depression.
  • Catherine Foster, who served as a United States Army nurse, salutes Friday, Nov. 10, during the Village of Orland Park’s annual Veterans Day ceremony. Geoff Stellfox/22nd Century Media

    Orland Park recognizes those who served with Veterans Day ceremony

    November 13, 2017 By F. Amanda Tugade, Freelance Reporter News, Village
    Marion Nowakowski searched for an open seat inside a nearly packed room at the Orland Park Civic Center. While it may have appeared to some that Nowakowski came to the event alone, she did not perceive it that way.
  • Orland Park’s Deanna Belos, also known as punk songstress Sincere Engineer, released her first full-length album “Rhombithian” via Red Scare Industries Oct. 20. Randy Korwin Photography

    Deanna Belos talks release of first album as Sincere Engineer

    November 10, 2017 By F. Amanda Tugade, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    Deanna Belos is navigating through a different phase of her life. The 24-year-old Orland Park native and Sandburg High School alumna is diving into adulthood headfirst, and coming to grips with growing up and getting older.



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