• Benjamin Lowder, whose work is on display at the Orland Park Public Library, shares insight into his creative process. LAURIE FANELLI/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Lumber + signs + geometry = captivating art

    June 19, 2018 By Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts
    Mixed media, mathematics and a little bit of magic combine to create the engaging mosaic-esque artwork on display this June at the Orland Park Public Library. On June 8, library patrons had the opportunity to meet Benjamin Lowder ...
  • Wounded Warriors Family Support volunteer Ken Foley of Colorado presents Omaha Steaks manager Jay Savage with a Challenge Coin at an event June 9. PHOTOS BY LAURIE FANELLI/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    High Five! Wounded Warriors tour stops in Orland Park

    June 19, 2018 By Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter News, Community, Business
    Wounded Warriors Family Support has a mission to help the loved ones of members of the military who have been wounded, injured or killed during combat. The organization works hard to ease the burdens – financial, psychological or otherwise – of veterans and their families.
  • Monica Slattery sells her plants and vintage jewelry on Thursday, June 7, at Market at the Park’s first event of 2018 at Crescent Park in Orland Park. Photos by Mary Compton/22nd Century Media

    Market at the Park returns to Crescent Park with attractions aplenty

    June 13, 2018 By Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Living
    After a long winter and a cold spring, local area residents were happy to be out in the sunshine and warm weather at Crescent Park.
  • Members of Sandburg’s massive roster crowd around the IHSA Class 4A trophy, which they won in Joliet on Saturday, June 9. Photos by Jeff Vorva/22nd Century Media

    Sandburg tries to be upbeat after two losses in Joliet

    June 12, 2018 By Jeff Vorva, Sports Editor Sports, High School
    First off, there likely isn’t anyone around Sandburg baseball circles who were happy about what happened over the weekend.
  • The Bridge Teen Center co-founder and Executive Director Priscilla Steinmetz speaks June 2 during an open house for the Orland Park spot. Photos by Bob Klein/22nd Century Media

    The Bridge’s open house emphasizes organization’s positive impact

    June 12, 2018 By Jamilyn Hiskes, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, Living
    Seventeen-year-old Matt Jung has experienced firsthand the positive impact The Bridge Teen Center in Orland Park can have on a teenager like himself.



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