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    Lockport, Illinois standoff with SWAT team: Man in custody
    A standoff with authorities occurred in Lockport, Illinois – some 25 miles southeast of Chicago – on Thursday morning. The standoff which involved SWAT teams occurred at a home on Jefferson Street near Thornton, according to an ABC...
  • Great things to do in Niagara County, New York
    Great things to do in Niagara County, New York
    Explore Niagara County – it is more than just falling water. Of course, exploring the falls may be the reason for the visit but head out to see the other great sites.Old Fort Niagara: Located at the critical juncture where the Niagara River...
  • Tire fire
    Tire fire in Lockport will become a familiar sight
    WKBW has some great pictures of a recent fire at the Liberty Tire recycling plant in Lockport. A smart idea for us all is to read that article and study each one of those pictures. It would also be smart to begin stockpiling tires wherever they...
  • Management team buys Lockport restaurant
    Managers buy Lockport restaurant
    LOCKPORT, NY -- Look for the Lock 34 Bar & Grill to debut, but with some very familiar faces running the place.Manager Chris Bell and assistant manager/bartender Brian Junke have taken over the restaurant Taboo, located in the Ulrich Center,...
  • Life Is Drama
    Joliet area live music events for June 17-18
    Bada Brew (802 Theodore St.) is once again the place to be for all things hard rock and heavy metal. Kicking off the weekend is Electric Eyehitting the stage at 8PM. Fronted by female rocker Jodie Funk, Electric Eye performs real classic metal by...
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    Lockport to revive 100-mile relay tradition
    Image: Flickr/thetorpedodog In June 1968, eight boys from Lockport Senior High School, running around the local track “in spurts of 110 yards, 220 yards, and 440 yards,” covered 100 miles in 7 hours, 27 minutes, 55 seconds, averaging...