Lockport hosting showcase performances during Canal Days weekend

Lockport's Canal Days will be held this weekend in the city's downtown.

White Oak Library hosting ‘Create by Coloring’ in June

The White Oak Library District will host its “Create by Coloring” program at its Lockport Branch Library, at 121 E. 8th Street this June 22 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Will County adds electronics recycling options for 2017

The county board recently approved the addition of two more 1-day electronic recycling events that will take place in 2017.

Local man named to State fire protection board

Lockport - David Palya has been named an area representative for the Illinois Association of Fire Protection Districts. Palya, a retired teacher from Lockport High School District, is the president of the Lockport Fire Protection District’s governing board, which serves ...

Lockport resident pledges to perform 10 months of national service

Jaylandt Gilmer of Lockport, IL is one of 126 men and women pledging to perform 10 months of national service as part of the Atlantic Region’s 23rd class of the National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), an AmeriCorps program. As a ...

White Oak hosting 'Coffee with the Library Director'

Have questions about how the Library works or our upcoming referendum? Director Scott Pointon will be happy to provide answers. Come out and enjoy coffee, donuts and conversation.

Boy’s Basketball state tournament begins

Get ready for playoff basketball!

State of the city: Lockport getting in to shape

During his state of the city address this week, Lockport Mayor Steve Streit said that the town is getting back in to shape with construction, development, and infrastructure improvements on the rise.

Lockport gets in shape

Not much was happening when Lockport Mayor Steve Streit took office in 2013. Housing starts, he said, were anemic. Infrastructure planning was non-existent. And the downtown had been, in his words, “written off.” One prominent local businessman told him to ...

Letter to the Editor: Don’t forget the Taxpayers

On January 18, 2017 a group of concern citizens and I attended and peacefully protested at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Lockport Township Hall. The fifty or so attendees, beside our group of thirteen, consisted mostly of politicians, ...

White Oak Library hosting “Spelling Bee for the Mature Speller”

Adults can test their spelling acumen with the White Oak Library District's spelling bee for the mature speller this month.

January programs at White Oak Library District

Kick start 2017 with some fun, informative programs at the White Oak Library District this January!

Lockport sports center announces Rush Orthopaedics partnership

Rush physicians will serve as orthopedic providers for the center, which includes a 94,000 square-foot athlete training facility that focuses on player development.

White Oak Library hosting “Hooks, Needles, & More” craft club in 2017

Get hooked on the latest programs at the White Oak Library in 2017.

H.S. Boys Basketball: Joliet West handily defeats Lockport

The Joliet West Tigers (8-0) continued their roll to start the season with a 74-45 win against Lockport at home on Tuesday night.