• Malori Filippin (far right) chats with princesses Elsa and Anna Saturday, Feb. 6, during the Cinderella’s Ball at the Cultural Center in Orland Park. Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    Local youth come face to face with princesses at Cinderella’s Ball

    February 11, 2016 By Connor Relyea, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    It took three days to transform the Cultural Center for a royal ball, complete with activities, food and dancing.

  • Sandburg’s Makiah Terry performs a stunt Saturday, Feb. 6, during the second day of the Illinois High School Association state competitive cheerleading finals at U.S. Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington. Photos by Clark Brooks/PhotoNews

    Eagles competitive cheerleading team finishes season strong at state

    February 10, 2016 By Randy Whalen, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    Top 10 again — that could be the rallying cry for the Sandburg cheerleading team.

  • Ronald Thomas III, a seventh-grader from Brookwood Junior High School, competes Thursday, Feb. 4, in the sixth annual South Cook County Scripps Spelling Bee at Central Middle School. Photos by Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    Central hosts annual spelling bee

    February 9, 2016 By Connor Relyea, Staff Writer News

    “Quixote” was a character in Cervantes’ novel “Don Quixote,” who was inspired by chivalrous and lofty ideals.

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    Man allegedly bought jewelry valued at $96K with underfunded debit card

    February 7, 2016 By Bill Jones, Editor News, Police

    Orland Park Police apprehended a man they say made jewelry purchases on three separate occasions valued at a total of more than $96,000 with a debit card he knew to be underfunded.

  • Orland Park native and Providence Catholic graduate Sam Travis stands at the plate while playing in Arizona Fall League with a Boston Red Sox affiliate. 22nd Century Media File Photo

    Orland’s Sam Travis gets called up to Red Sox spring training

    February 2, 2016 By Chris Walker, Staff Writer Sports

    Thousands of college students will head to Fort Myers, Florida, soon for spring break. Sam Travis is destined for spring training.