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NEW LENOX, IL — New Lenox will welcome back Dwayne Wade at this year's Celebrity Sports Academy. The village said Wade and Chicago Bears player ...
Campaign Raises Funds For Funeral Of New Lenox Teen New Lenox, IL Patch
Campaign Created For Charlie Cooper And Family - New Lenox, IL - The funds will be used toward funeral expenses for Charlie. So far, $21010 has been ...
Flower Sale Held At Lincoln-Way Central New Lenox, IL Patch
Lincoln-Way Transition Flower Sale - New Lenox, IL - There will be petunias, zinnias, spider plants, swedish ivy, vegetables, geraniums, cosmos, nictotiana and ...
GoFundMe Created In Memory Of Mokena Teen Mokena, IL Patch
GoFundMe Created For Teen Killed By Train - Mokena, IL - The memorial GoFundMe for Manka has raised $6225 so far.
Lincoln-Way Centrals Charles R. Stark Auditorium To Be Dedicated New Lenox, IL Patch
Lincoln-Way Dedicates Auditorium - New Lenox, IL - Lincoln-Way District 210 will dedicate the newly named Charles R. Stark Center for the Performing Arts.
LW Central Welding Teacher Is Finalist In National Competition New Lenox, IL Patch
LW Central Welding Teacher Competition - New Lenox, IL - Lincoln-Way Central welding teacher Daymon Gast has been nominated in a national competition.
Lincoln-Way Central rallies past West The Herald-News
NEW LENOX – Even though it's still a fairly young rivalry between the New Lenox schools in Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210, Friday's ...
LW Centrals Aaron Raatjes Named Golden Apple Finalist New Lenox, IL Patch
Golden Apple Names LW Central's Raatjes Finalist - New Lenox, IL - Aaron Raatjes, a German teacher at Lincoln-Way Central High School, has been named a ...
Lincoln-Way district officials credit closing of North high school to financial progress The Herald-News
Lincoln-Way High School District 210 no longer has the worst financial rating by the Illinois State Board of Education. Every year, the state board rates school ...
New Lenox Chamber Awards Three Students With Annual Scholarships New Lenox, IL Patch
New Lenox Chamber Scholarships Awarded - New Lenox, IL - Each of the three students received a check in the amount of $750.
Teens wearing facial masks spark blackface concern in Mokena The Herald-News
Lincoln-Way District 210 resource officer inquires about incident.
LW Central Holds Open House For Class Of 2023 Mokena, IL Patch
LW Central Open House - Mokena, IL - Students of the Class of 2023 are invited to an open house at Lincoln Way Central High School on Feb. 13.
Meet District 122 School Board Write-In Candidate Aaron Raatjes New Lenox, IL Patch
Meet District 122 Write-In Candidate Aaron Raatjes - New Lenox, IL - In New Lenox, one of the contested local races is the race for the unexpired 2-year term on ...
Prep football: Knights get it right in rivalry win The Herald-News
NEW LENOX – Lincoln-Way Central's 22-14 victory over Lincoln-Way West accumulated virtually no style points Saturday.
Postseason softball preview: Local teams looking to build new winning streaks The Herald-News
It has been a softball season defined by some impressive winning streaks.
Boys basketball: Knights bounce back to improve to 3-3 The Herald-News
NEW LENOX – When two-thirds of the players on your boys basketball team are juniors or sophomores, it can take awhile for all of the pieces of the puzzle to ...
Girls water polo: Knights remain unbeaten in SWSC The Herald-News
NEW LENOX – It was senior day for Lincoln-Way Central's girls water polo team, three members of which were on a 2017 team that had a school-best 29-5 ...
Slowik: Why does Gilletts, a forgotten railroad milk stop in Will County, appear on digital maps? Chicago Tribune
Gilletts was once a milk stop along the Rock Island Line railroad between New Lenox and Mokena that no longer exists in the real world, but it shows up on ...
Indicted former Lincoln-Way superintendent quietly repaid $16,000 bonus, records show Chicago Tribune
Lawrence Wyllie, the former Lincoln-Way superintendent who is scheduled to go on trial next month on federal fraud charges, has quietly repaid the ...
L-W East Football 2018: Griffins Take On L-W Central Frankfort, IL Patch
FRANKFORT, IL — Jay-Z's 2003 single "Encore" might not be the theme song for Lincoln-Way East High School's 2018 football team, but maybe it should be ...
WATCH AGAIN: Rob Ninkovich Day Parade, Rally Honor L-W Central Alum (VIDEO) Patch.com
WATCH: Parade, Rally Honor L-W Central Alum - New Lenox, IL - Hundreds turned out Sunday in New Lenox to celebrate the recently retired New England ...
Pedestrian Struck By Truck in Front of Lincoln-Way Central High School Patch.com
New Lenox, IL - District officials do not believe it was a student who was hit by the tractor-trailer.
Moody's raises Lincoln-Way School District bond rating from 'negative' to 'stable' The Herald-News
NEW LENOX – Moody's Investors *Service* announced last week that it was upgrading the Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210's bond rating from ...
Mokena Junior High To Perform Spamalot Mokena, IL Patch
MOKENA, IL — Mokena Junior High School will perform the musical 'Spamalot' during the first week of April. There will be three showings: 7 p.m. on Friday, April ...
Lincoln-Way Central High School seniors graduate The Herald-News
NEW LENOX — Lincoln-Way Central High School seniors graduated Thursday. Before the ceremony, class presidents Sebastian Esparza and Jason White ...
Lincoln-Way cuts daytime use of pools, other facilities, citing student safety: 'This is what it has come to' Chicago Tribune
Citing student safety, Lincoln-Way will no longer allow public use of its facilities during the school day.
Softball: Lincoln-Way Central in good hands with Weyh, Platek The Herald-News
NEW LENOX – While Lincoln-Way Central's softball team has holes to fill after a good deal of talent graduated from last season's 23-7 squad, one thing the ...
Search Suspended For Teen Missing After Being Struck By Metra Train In Joliet CBS Chicago
CHICAGO (CBS) — At least one teenager was killed by a Metra Rock Island train Wednesday night, and authorities have now suspended the search for a ...
Lincoln-Way Central Bowling Coach Gets 6 Years For Sex With Teen Patch.com
New Lenox, IL - The former volunteer bowling coach is headed for prison.
Lincoln-Way Central hosted 'Road to Reality The Herald-News
On Sept. 12, Lincoln-Way Central High School hosted its annual “Road to Reality” event. The event hosted six, 45-minute tours from 4:30 until 6:10 p.m..
Dwyane Wade Hosts Final New Lenox Basketball Camp New Lenox, IL Patch
NEW LENOX, IL - Lincoln-Way Central High School will be jam-packed this weekend as former Chicago Bulls Dwyane Wade and Jimmy Butler visit New Lenox ...
Update--Lincoln-Way Central Student Struck And Killed By Truck In Front Of High School: Source Patch.com
The pedestrian struck and killed by a tractor-trailer in front of Lincoln-Way Central High School Friday morning was a 17-year-old student from Manhattan, ...
Lincoln-Way Central Names Nick Olson Schools Knight in Shining Armor Patch.com
Lincoln-Way Central High School student Nick Olson earned the title of Knight in Shining Armor at the school's prom fashion show pageant-style event hosted by ...
Board Hires New Athletic Director, Head Football Coach for Lincoln-Way Central Patch.com
New Lenox, IL - The board approved the staffing decisions at a meeting this week.
Lincoln-Way Central Madrigal Dinner Tickets on Sale Now Patch
Tickets are now on sale for the 45th Annual Lincoln-Way Central High School Madrigal Dinners. The Madrigal Dinners will be presented on December 11, 12, ...
3 plant sales in New Lenox area benefit people with disabilities The Herald-News
Horticulture programs for people with disabilities offer many advantages.
Lincoln-Way offers JROTC program to all students The Herald-News
NEW LENOX – Lincoln-Way students wanting to know firsthand the experience of being a Air Force JROTC cadet came to Central High School for a camp that ...
In Memoriam: May 9 The New Lenox Patriot
Sheryl Sievert. Sheryl J. “Sheri” Sievert (nee Bachmann), 48, New Lenox, died Sunday, April 28, surrounded by her family, after a fierce four-month battle with ...
Students at Lincoln-Way Central High School in New Lenox participate in bridge project The Herald-News
NEW LENOX – For 28 years, students Lincoln-Way Central in New Lenox students have participated in the Bridge Building contest. This year's contest was Dec ...
The Lincoln-Way Central High School holds Class of 2015 graduation ceremony The Herald-News
NEW LENOX – The Lincoln-Way Central High School Class of 2015 graduation was a joyous event for the 466 seniors as they received their diplomas.
Lincoln-Way Students Take Top Honors in Science Conference Meet Patch.com
Lincoln-Way Central hosted the Southwest Suburban School Conference Science meet recently with 250 students from 15 area schools participating. Students ...
Lincoln-Way Central NHS in New Lenox welcomed 134 new members The Herald-News
NEW LENOX – Lincoln-Way Central National Honor Society (NHS) welcomed 134 new members in their induction ceremony on Oct. 16 at the Central Fine Arts ...
L-Way-area students get Seal of Biliteracy awards The Herald-News
On April 18, in the Fine Arts Center at Lincoln-Way Central High School, District 210 recognized 188 Lincoln-Way students and 13 incoming freshmen for their ...
New Lenox to host rally for retired NFL player Rob Ninkovich Chicago Tribune
New Lenox will host a rally Aug. 13 for native son Rob Ninkovich, who retired after 11 years in the NFL.
Lincoln-Way put on watch list for 3rd year The Herald-News
NEW LENOX – Lincoln-Way High School District 210 will be able to rise from the lowest state financial rating by building back budget surpluses only borrowing ...
Boys basketball: Romeoville creates 21 turnovers, ousts Lincoln-Way Central The Herald-News
NEW LENOX – Lincoln-Way Central had a 28-25 lead over Romeoville late in the third quarter of Wednesday night's Class 4A Lincoln-Way Central Regional ...
Platek pitches Knights past Angels The Herald-News
NEW LENOX – On a windy day where a lot of balls that went into the air proved to be challenging for fielders, Lincoln-Way Central's softball team hosted Joliet ...
Coopers Hawk Construction Starts Soon: Mayor New Lenox, IL Patch
Cooper's Hawk Construction Starts Soon: Mayor - New Lenox, IL - The highly anticipated project was discussed at Monday night's village board meeting.
Boys volleyball: Providence Catholic rallies past Lincoln-Way Central The Herald-News
NEW LENOX – When a boys volleyball team falls behind 17-7 in the opening set of a road match against a quality opponent, it often signals that things may not ...
2 New Restaurants Being Built In New Lenox New Lenox, IL Patch
2 New Restaurants Being Built In New Lenox - New Lenox, IL - Patch Editor John Ferak visited several construction sites for new village businesses last week.
Lincoln-Way Parents Sue to Stop LW North High from Closing Patch.com
Frankfort, IL - Parents and Lincoln-Way Area Taxpayers Unite allege financial malfeasance and mismanagement by board and administration.
Coopers Hawk Construction Photos New Lenox, IL Patch
Cooper's Hawk Construction Photos - New Lenox, IL - On Thursday, Patch Editor John Ferak visited the site of the future Cooper's Hawk and captured these ...
Lincoln-Way Central Freshman Named to IHSA Committee Patch.com
New Lenox, IL - IHSA student members attend meetings in Bloomington and provide input on IHSA rules, regulations, and educational initiatives.
Binnys Goes Before Joliet Council This Week Joliet, IL Patch
Binny's Goes Before Joliet Council This Week - Joliet, IL - Can you see anybody on the city council voting against this project?
Coopers Hawk, Petes Fresh Market Coming To New Lenox Patch.com
Cooper's Hawk, Pete's Market Coming To New Lenox - New Lenox, IL - New Lenox's village board will discuss the major development project at Monday night's ...
Girls water polo: Lincoln-Way Central rallies past Lincoln-Way East in sectional finals The Herald-News
NEW LENOX – After having to rally past Lincoln-Way East in their past two meetings, one thing that Lincoln-Way Central's girls water polo team didn't want to do ...
Oys Thai Cuisine Becoming Big Hit In New Lenox New Lenox, IL Patch
NEW LENOX, IL - Wednesday marked the official grand opening celebration for Oy's Thai Cuisine, the first Thai restaurant to open in Will County's fastest ...
Son's overdose death motivates New Lenox father to aid in fight against addiction The Herald-News
This article is part of a three-part series, "When Heroin Hits Home," in which The Herald-News takes a closer look at Will County's rise in heroin overdose deaths, ...
Rob Ninkovich Day Planned In New Lenox Patch.com
Rob Ninkovich Day Planned - New Lenox, IL - The village will honor the recently retired linebacker and Lincoln-Way Central alum with a parade and rally.
Lincoln-Way D-210 plans to combine student transition programs The Herald-News
NEW LENOX – Lincoln-Way High School officials plan to relocate students with special needs who attend the Transition House in Frankfort to a new program ...
Will County police, schools vouch for benefits of having officers at schools The Herald-News
Joliet District 86 seeks funds for officers at its schools.
Lincoln-Way Central High School Music Department receives award The Herald-News
On April 17, 2018, the Lincoln-Way Central High School Music Department was honored with the SupportMusic Merit Award from The National Association of ...
Soccer: Lincoln-Way West edges Lincoln-Way Central for regional title The Herald-News
NEW LENOX – Although Lincoln-Way West's soccer team has excelled on defense all season and Lincoln-Way Central has struggled to score goals of late, ...
'He's our town's goodwill ambassador': Over 100 people attend milestone birthday for beloved Mokena Berkot's e Chicago Tribune
More than 100 community members and customers turned out to wish a happy 40th birthday to Daniel Potter, an employee at Berkot's Super Foods in Mokena.
Manhattan Tornado: Buildings Damaged, Trees Knocked Down Patch.com
MANHATTAN, IL — Several buildings were damaged and a number of trees and power lines were down Tuesday night after a tornado flew through the ...
Girls volleyball: Lincoln-Way Central rallies past Lincoln-Way West The Herald-News
NEW LENOX – Cassidy Wyman, Kylie Kulinski and the other five seniors on Lincoln-Way Central's girls volleyball team were not pleased to see a 24-19 first-set ...
Lincoln-Way West High School competitive dance teams are doing well The Herald-News
NEW LENOX – The Lincoln-Way West Varsity and Junior Varsity (JV) Competitive Dance teams are off to a good start for the 2014-2015 competitive season.
Night Ranger concert to benefit Lincoln-Way Marching Band in trip to Rose Bowl parade The Herald-News
The Lincoln-Way Marching Band will soon host 1980s rock band Night Ranger in an effort to assist band members' families in sending their children on a 2019 ...
Girls volleyball: Lincoln-Way Central falls to Carl Sandburg The Herald-News
ORLAND PARK – When a girls volleyball team that hasn't experienced much recent playoff success meets up with a program that's playing on its own court and ...
Troy band, choir students chosen for ILMEA Junior Music Festival The Herald-News
Eighteen Troy Middle School band and choir students made this year's cut for the esteemed Illinois Music Educators Association's District 1 Junior Music Festival ...
Growing brain drain: University of Alabama's gain in drawing Illinois students is a loss for Illinois Chicago Tribune
A growing wave of Illinois high school seniors, lured in part by generous financial perks, are leaving their home state for college. The University Alabama has ...
Friend describes slain woman as 'outgoing' and having a 'rough past few years' The Herald-News
The best friend of Marissa Koziel, 21, who was found dead Friday of a gunshot in the 1500 block of California Avenue in Joliet Township, posted on Facebook ...
Softball: Lincoln-Way Central beats rival Lincoln-Way West The Herald-News
NEW LENOX – With a team featuring several individuals who were switching programs as well as a number of younger players, Lincoln-Way Central softball ...
Joliet area students win DAR Good Citizen Awards The Herald-News
JOLIET – On Feb. 6, the Louis Joliet Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution presented the DAR Youth Citizenship Award to eight ...
New Lenox Gets Thai Restaurant New Lenox, IL Patch
New Lenox Gets Thai Restaurant - New Lenox, IL - The first 100 customers will receive one free egg roll at next week's grand opening event.
An Extraordinary Life: Frankfort woman helped anyone, anytime, anywhere The Herald-News
FRANKFORT – Terri Rossi. Frankfort's former first lady. Longtime athletic secretary for Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210. Honorary captain of the ...
Joliet, Frankfort public schools rank No. 1 in Chicago magazine list The Herald-News
Eisenhower Academy in Joliet and Lincoln-Way East High School in Frankfort have been chosen as the top Will County public schools by Chicago magazine.
Then & Now: Lincoln Highway Marker – New Lenox The Herald-News
Affectionately known as “The Main Street Across America,” the Lincoln Highway has inspired many tourists, travelers and towns along the coast-to-coast ...
With help of lawmakers, Illinois public schools now $20 billion in debt Chicago Tribune
Illinois' public school districts are roughly $20 billion in debt, a staggering figure fueled in part by decades of special deals in Springfield that have given districts ...
Troy Students to Play in State Junior Music Festival Patch.com
Twelve band students and three choir students have been selected to represent Troy Middle School at this year's Illinois Music Educators Association's District 1 ...
High school football 2016 The Herald-News
After a week filled with controversy, Plainfield North ended its postseason run in second place, falling Saturday, Nov. 26, to East St. Louis in the Class 7A state ...
Local students receive scholarships The Herald-News
Many local students have recently received scholarships.
Parker music students chosen for ILMEA festival The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle
Seven Parker Junior High School students have been chosen to participate in a statewide musical festival on Nov. 4. Parker Junior High School students will be ...
In Memoriam: James Rayson, 29, Beloved Friend and Father of 2 Patch.com
New Lenox, IL - A memorial *service* will be held Friday, Dec. 9.
Chance meeting early in life leads to happily ever after later in life for two couples with Joliet-area ties The Herald-News
At first glance, Katherine and Russ Wuestenfeld and Ron and Miki Ringwald don't have much in common. Katherine and Russ are in their early 20s and ...
L-W Central Grad Dies in Scooter Accident Patch.com
New Lenox, IL - Matthew D. Zack, of Manhattan, died Sunday night after his motorized scooter crashed. Police are still investigating the cause of the accident.
Manhattan Native Breaks Pole Vault Record At Marquette Manhattan, IL Patch
Swanberg Breaks Marquette's Pole Vault Record - Manhattan, IL - Joel Swanberg cleared 5.00 meters last weekend, an all-time best jump for Marquette ...
Local students receive scholarships in 2016 The Herald-News
Below is a list of local students who earned scholarships in 2016 and 2017. Schools will continue to run in alphabetical order as space permits.
High school football 2015 The Herald-News
Lincoln-Way West went to the state championship for the first time in the team's history, but despite a hard-fought game, came up short.
Associated Orthodontists expands to New Lenox The Herald-News
NEW LENOX – Associated Orthodontists, which provides orthodontic care for children, teens and adults, opened its sixth office Sept. 25 in New Lenox.
100 Best Public High Schools in Illinois for 2016 Patch.com
Chicago, IL - A new 2016 list compiled by Niche.com, an information *service* provider, ranks the Land of Lincoln's best public high schools.
Lincoln-Way Central celebrates being Knights The Herald-News
NEW LENOX – On April 17, the entire student body of Lincoln-Way Central celebrated being Knights at their spring pep assembly.
Illinois Schools Make List of Nation's Best Public High Schools: Report NBC Chicago
Two dozen schools in Illinois have been named among the top 500 public high schools in the country.
Girls soccer: Collinsville halts historic Lincoln-Way West playoff run The Herald-News
NORMAL – Lincoln-Way West's girls soccer team has prided itself on its tough defense, which resulted in 16 shutouts, including sectional wins over Lincoln-Way ...
Lincoln-Way marching bands come together for Fourth The Herald-News
NEW LENOX – Marching bands at all four Lincoln-Way District 210 high schools have combined into one – representing, for one band director, a new unified era ...
Orland Park Man Gets 4 Years and 8 Months For Deadly Drunken New Years Eve Crash Nearly 5 Years Ago Patch.com
New Lenox, IL - Nicholas Sord will be out of prison in less than two and a half years.
Fundraiser for toddler with neuroblastoma to be held in New Lenox The Herald-News
Toddler with neuroblastoma needs 2 stem cell transplants.
Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois names Class of 2017 Chicago Daily Herald
Golden Apple announces the induction of the 2017 class of the Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois program, a group of 234 young people who have chosen to ...
New Lenox Girl Dies in Fatal Car Crash in Kankakee County Patch.com
New Lenox, IL - Four others were injured in the accident that took the life of a 9-year-old from Nelson Ridge School. The injured were taken to Riverside Medical ...
Comings & Goings: Nick's Barbecue moves to Alsip Chicago Tribune
Nick's Barbecue, which earned a cool $500,000 in August for selling a winning Mega Millions lottery ticket at its Palos Heights location, recently closed that ...
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