• Orland Park native Nick Fishback wrestles for the University of Wisconsin-Parkside this past season, in which he took fifth in the NCAA D-II Wrestling Championships. He has one college season left. Photo submitted

    Fishback primed, ready for big final season

    June 30, 2015 By Ryan Wallace, Staff Writer Sports

    On the morning of the final day of the NCAA Division II Wrestling Championships Nick Fishback was not thinking about what could have been.

  • The broccoli and cheese quiche ($5.49), made with Wisconsin cheeses and organic eggs, is Honeyfield Restaurant’s most popular menu item, according to owner Theodore Fotsis. Elissa Chudwin/22nd Century Media

    Honeyfield Restaurant prides itself on homemade classics

    June 30, 2015 By Elissa Chudwin, Assistant Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    When Theodore Fotsis and his wife, Angie, opened Honeyfield Restaurant in Lockport, he already had more than a decade of experience in the restaurant industry on his resume.

  • Sandburg’s Lauren O’Leary jumps to block a shot Thursday, June 25, during girls basketball summer league competition against Lincoln-Way West. Tristan Zeier/22nd Century Media

    Sandburg girls basketball team builds on returners

    June 30, 2015 By Chris Walker, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    There is no real reason to look forward to the cold, dark days of winter, unless, of course, one is a fan of girls basketball at Lincoln-Way West.

  • Runners take off from the starting line of a 5K organized by Eagle Scout candidate Michael Kohler to help celebrate the 25th anniversary of St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Orland Park. Photos by Tristan Zeier/22nd Century Media

    Local Boy Scout organizes well-attended St. Francis 5K

    June 30, 2015 By Jessica Cilella, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    Nearly 200 people took part in a new 5K race held June 20 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in celebration of the parish’s 25th anniversary.

  • Viviana Giuliani traveled from Italy to intern for six months at The Bridge Teen Center in Orland Park. Photo submitted

    The Bridge Teen Center hosts international intern

    June 30, 2015 By Elissa Chudwin, Assistant Editor News

    When Viviana Giuliani applied to work as a programming intern at The Bridge Teen Center, Program Director Anna Murzydlo was completely stunned.