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    Athlete of the Week: 10 Questions with Jose Reyes, HPHS Cross-Country

    September 25, 2017 By Xavier Ward, Editor Sports, Athlete of the Week

    Jose Reyes is a varsity cross-country runner for Highland Park.

  • Little Ricky’s pulled pork ($11.95) is a popular option slathered with the restaurant’s famous barbecue sauce. As an add-on, the sandwich is served with onion rings. Michael Wojtychiw/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Little Ricky’s proves itself more than just a rib joint

    September 21, 2017 By Xavier Ward, Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    In the mood for ribs? Little Ricky's has got your fix. Looking for a little something else? It has that too.
  • Adults can enjoy North Shore Salt Therapy Center’s glowing salt wall while in a reclining beach chair during sessions. Gianna Annunzio/22nd Century Media.

    Salt therapy center opens in Highland Park

    September 21, 2017 News

    Salt isn’t just for cooking, and North Shore Salt Therapy Center is proof of that. 

  • Victor Vargas stands in front of a DePaul University student building in downtown Chicago. Vargas, 21, is a DACA recipient. Xavier Ward/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    For Highwood man, DACA is lifeblood to the American Dream

    September 21, 2017 By Xavier Ward, Editor News
    Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, allowed young undocumented immigrants to obtain a work permit, drivers license and allowed them to go to school. President Donald Trump recently announced he would end the program and prompted congress to find an alternative. That, however, doesn't have Highwood resident Victor Vargas worried. Vargas, a DACA recipient, thinks that lawmakers will come up with a more permanent alternative.
  • Illinois District 58 Rep. Scott Drury announced his bid for attorney general, dropping out of the gubernatorial race. Xavier Ward/22ND CENTURY MEDIA.

    Rep. Scott Drury drops gubernatorial bid, announces run for attorney general

    September 19, 2017 By Xavier Ward, Editor News

    The Illinois race for governor will have one less democratic competitor as State District 58 Rep. Scott Drury, D–Highwood, has announced his candidacy for attorney general instead.