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  • Joliet Dicose to hold its 36th 'Woman of the Year' Mass

    JOLIET – The Joliet Diocese Council of Catholic Women announce it’s 36th annual “Woman of the Year” Mass celebration at 10 a.m. April 26 at the Cathed ...
    April 19, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Women of the year

    The Herald-News continues its long-standing tradition of recognizing women and the valuable contributions they make to their communities. The followin ...
    April 19, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • St. Mary Nativity Catholic School Lenten project

    The first-grade class at St. Mary Nativity School, Joliet painted their hands and feet representing Jesus and his crucifixion. The paintings are displ ...
    April 19, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • LTHS students earn top honors at IDEA

    LOCKPORT – On March 7, two drafting and design students at Lockport Township High School recently earned top honors at the Illinois Drafting Educators ...
    April 19, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Chelsea Intermediate students graduate from D.A.R.E.

    FRANKFORT – Recently, Frankfort’s Chelsea Intermediate School fifth-grade students graduated from the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) progr ...
    April 19, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • A dream come true

    JOLIET – The subject line in Cindi Goron’s email read: “White House Easter Egg Roll Ticket Redemption Instructions.”
    April 19, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Joliet Central choirs excel in New York competition

    JOLIET – Five choir groups from the Joliet Central High School Vocal Music program traveled with their director to New York City for the Big Apple New ...
    April 19, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Joliet school ups FAFSA application percentage

    JOLIET – This year, Joliet Township High School has seen increases in FAFSA completion rates. The FAFSA, or the Free Application for Federal Student A ...
    April 19, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Crest Hill resident first student to complete special transition program

    LOCKPORT – Thanks to a joint special transition program offered by Joliet Junior College and Lockport Township High School, Crest Hill resident Sadie ...
    April 19, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Hillman named teacher of the month

    LOCKPORT –, an online educational learning community, featured Lockport Township High School Spanish teacher Garnet Hillman as teacher of t ...
    April 19, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Looking to pay back good Samaritan

    To the Editor:This is an open letter to an unbelievably good Samaritan with gratitude. On April 8, I ...
    April 19, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus

    Note to readers: On Easter Sunday, we reprint this passage from the Gospel of John, Chapter 20 (English Standard Version.)
    April 19, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Caring, not indifferent

    Congress has gone home for its Easter recess, and spring has arrived.Don’t you feel better? I do.I l ...
    April 19, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Redrawing the map

    Good news for the great majority of Illinois voters who are fed up with politicians rigging the electoral maps: A grassroots effort to amend the state ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Will Jeb Bush run in 2016 election?

    The presidential nomination race is frozen. The big money and the gritty organizers won’t make 2016 election commitments until the putative front-runn ...
    April 18, 2014 - 12:23 pm
  • Congratulations to local legislators on hard work

    To the Editor:My sincere congratulations and thanks to state Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant and Reps. ...
    April 16, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • Enforcing Islamic law at Brandeis

    When Brandeis University withdrew an honorary degree for Ayaan Hirsi Ali after a student-professor firestorm branded her an “Islamophobe,” the campus ...
    April 16, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • Editorial cartoon

    April 16, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • Our view: Eliminating severance secrets

    When it comes to public money, nothing should be kept a secret.That’s not always the case, obviously ...
    April 16, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • In response to Scott Reeder on raw milk

    To the Editor:Raw milk doesn’t taste like store-bought pasteurized milk either and you’ll be in for ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:59 pm

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