• Ray Grant (foreground), of Peotone, and others fish Sept. 10 during the fifth annual Fall Fishing Festival at Alden Estate of Orland Park. Photos by Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    Alden Estates raises more than $2,000 for charity

    September 22, 2016 By Amanda Del Buono, Freelance Reporter News

    With fishing poles and tackle boxes in hand, community members from Orland Park and surrounding communities were geared up to cast their lines and enjoy a morning of fishing.

  • Frank Volin, of Orland Park, looks at a vintage car at the American Spirit Car Show & Drive-In event on Saturday, Sept. 17, in the Orland Park Crossing Shopping Center. Mary Compton/22nd Century Media

    Car show benefits injured soldiers, Orland food pantry

    September 20, 2016 By Amanda Del Buono, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts

    Seven years ago, Bratcher Enterprises started a small car show in its parking lot on South LaGrange Road. 

  • Senior Patrick Brucki breaks the plane on a 1-yard run to give the Sandburg football team a short-lived lead at Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School Friday, Sept. 16. Photos by Tim Carroll/22nd Century Media

    Explosive Boilermaker plays send Eagles plummeting

    September 18, 2016 By Tim Carroll, Assistant Editor Sports, High School
    For about 30 minutes of play at Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School, the Sandburg High School football team was able to keep it close. After the midway point in the third quarter Friday, Sept. 16, however, the Boilermakers took control and scored seemingly at will, using the impressive athleticism of quarterback Morion Burtis.
  • Dan Oliszewicz (left) and Sam Lotito are two of the players expected to lead the Eagles Hockey Club team this season. Photo submitted

    Captainless Eagles hockey team motivated by loss

    September 15, 2016 By Steve Millar, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    The patches on their jerseys and the stickers on their helmets will remind Eagles hockey players all season for whom they are playing.
  • Racers take off the morning of Sunday, Sept. 11, for the second Jane’s Warriors 5K run/walk near the 153rd Street Metra station in Orland Park. Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    Jane’s Warriors 5K returns to Orland Park

    September 13, 2016 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter News
    Kathy Lawlor got to see firsthand the effect that Jane Caliendo had on people. Lawlor’s daughter, Clare, earned All-American honors and won a school-record seven career state medals while swimming at Sandburg High School. She graduated this past spring and is now swimming at Rutgers University.