• Tim Lalla, of Orland Park, pictured at the outset of his Biking for Baseball trip in April outside Safeco Field in Seattle. (Photos submitted)

    UPDATED: Orland Parker hit by pickup truck in Alabama while biking for charity

    June 21, 2017 By Bill Jones, Editor News, Breaking
    An Orland Parker’s quest to bike to all 30 Major League Baseball stadiums to raise money for a nonprofit came to an abrupt halt this month, after he reportedly was struck by a pickup truck in Alabama.
  • Lou Lonero (middle) poses for a photo with his family — (left to right) granddaughter, Katie; son, Joe; daughter-in-law, Ann; grandson, Kevin — June 7 at Chicago’s Midway Airport, after his day aboard the Honor Flight. Photo Submitted

    Korean War veteran, Orland resident in awe after Honor Flight

    June 21, 2017 By Brittany Kapa, Assistant Editor News
    “It was a touching experience.” That is how Orland Park resident Lou Lonero, 82, describes his Honor Flight trip.
  • David Kaplan poses for a photo with his new book “The Plan” at Orland Park’s Barnes & Noble Saturday, June 17, which outlines how the Chicago Cubs made it to the World Series in 2016. Photos by Paul Bergstrom/22nd Century Media

    David Kaplan talks new book, old memories at Orland signing

    June 20, 2017 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports
    David Kaplan remembers the moment vividly. “I was about five,” Kaplan said of the memory from the mid 1960s. “My mom and dad took my brother and I to Wrigley Field for the first time.
  • The Los Angeles Chargers selected Orland Park native Dan Feeney (middle) in the third round of the 2017 NFL draft: he was 71st overall. Courtesy Mike Nowak, Los Angeles Chargers

    Feeney plans to work hard for starting spot in LA

    June 19, 2017 By Frank Gogola, Freelance Reporter Sports
    Dan Feeney was one of the top-rated guards in this year’s NFL draft class, so he felt confident he would be selected at some point. He just didn’t know when and by whom.
  • Team 22: Boys Volleyball 2017

    June 15, 2017 Sports, High School
    22nd Century Media chose the best boys volleyball student-athletes based on coach and writer recommendations, as well as player statistics, in its seven-town southwest suburban coverage area to place them on one super team — Team 22.



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