• Linebacker Brian Krasowski (left) tackles linebacker Patrick Brucki Aug. 19 during a Sandburg High School varsity football practice. The Eagles kick off their season Aug. 28 on the road. Photos by Paul Bergstrom/22nd Century Media

    Eagles hope football experience equals stellar season

    August 26, 2015 By Jon DePaolis, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    The 2015 football season will see two unusual circumstances for Sandburg.

  • Meat and cheese boards are the speciality of Café au Parc, which opened at the beginning of August in Orland Park’s Ninety7Fifty on the Park apartment complex. Photos by Bill Jones/22nd Century Media

    Café au Parc ships taste of Italy to Orland Park weekly

    August 26, 2015 By Bill Jones, Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    In recent years, the locally-sourced trend has largely dominated the restaurant scene, but Kevin Gawlinski and Nathalie Baranyk decided to take their business in another direction.

  • Aurika Jakelis (left) and Bridget Lynch play villagers during rehearsal for the Sandburg High School production of “As You Wish.” Paul Bergstrom/22nd Century Media

    Sandburg students perform their way to Scotland fest

    August 26, 2015 By Meghan Boggess, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    The school year is off to a dramatic start at Sandburg High School, where students performed “As You Wish” the weekend of Aug. 15.

  • Doreen DeBoer, president of All God’s People, spends several hours a week at the ministry’s Orland Park warehouse packing and sorting donations that are brought to Chicago once a month. DeBoer said she has helped the homeless for most of her life. Elissa Chudwin/ 22nd Century Media

    All God’s People lets faith guide efforts

    August 26, 2015 By Elissa Chudwin, Assistant Editor News

    When Doreen DeBoer receives wish lists from the homeless she serves in the Chicago Loop, she wants each person to receive exactly what they requested.

  • Orland Park resident Karen Drake serves a barbecue lunch to attendees of the Orland Park Farmers’ Market Aug. 14. The barbecue lunch gives local organizations the opportunity to raise awareness and funds. Elissa Chudwin/22nd Century Media

    Orland Park Farmers’ Market raises funds for charity

    August 26, 2015 By Elissa Chudwin, Assistant Editor News, Village

    For the second time this summer, Orland Park resident Karen Drake and her husband, Jim, spent the afternoon serving lunch to Orland Park Farmers’ Market attendees.