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Nicole, 7, and Victoria, 3, Obrochta, of Orland Park, watch balloons come down during the first Children’s New Year’s Celebration held Dec. 28 at the Franklin Loebe Center. Photos by Mary Compton/22nd Century Media
James Stevens dances with his 2-year-old daughter Evelyn during the Children’s New Year’s Celebration.
Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter
11:38 am CST January 2, 2020
With arms and hands stretching toward the ceiling, children stood under a huge bag of balloons. The countdown began, though it was only Dec. 28.