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Homewood a railroad town from the beginning

Homewood a railroad town from the beginning

THROWBACK THURSDAY | The Times is celebrating our region's rich history. Check out our gallery on nwi.com and share an historic photo(s) with …

October 23, 2014 12:00 am

CN railroad opens new training center in Homewood

CN railroad opens new training center in Homewood

HOMEWOOD | The Canadian National Railway has a new training center in Homewood for all of its U.S.-based employees.

October 14, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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CN railroad opens new training center in Homewood

CN railroad opens new training center in Homewood

HOMEWOOD | The Canadian National Railway has a new training center in Homewood for all of its U.S.-based employees.

October 14, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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Man charged in elderly woman's stabbing at Homewood Walt's

Man charged in elderly woman's stabbing at Homewood Walt's

HOMEWOOD | A Homewood man was arrested and charged in connection with the Friday morning stabbing of an elderly woman at a Walt's Food Store.

October 11, 2014 1:30 pm

New music college now open in downtown Lansing

New music college now open in downtown Lansing

An aging building in Lansing has been given new life. The old village hall was state-of-the-art when it was built near the turn of the 20th ce…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Longtime Lansing family businesses continue to thrive

Longtime Lansing family businesses continue to thrive

As we become more accustomed to big box stores and national chains, there will always be a place for the “little guy” who runs the independent…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Dinner will recognize dozens of local volunteers

Dinner will recognize dozens of local volunteers

Every community has those quiet, unassuming people who do a lot for others expecting nothing in return. Lansing is no exception. With that tho…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am

L.A.C.E. brings community events to Lansing

L.A.C.E. brings community events to Lansing

In 2012, following the first Lansing Autumn Fest, the Lansing Association for Community Events was formed to continue to bring fun activities …

October 08, 2014 12:00 am

Super Walmart to have upgraded look

Super Walmart to have upgraded look

Next spring the long-awaited opening of the new Super Walmart will take place on Torrence Ave bringing an upgraded look and nearly twice the n…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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LARC has served community for nearly six decades

LARC has served community for nearly six decades

In 1956, parents of some Lansing children with developmental disabilities met in the basement of a church and formed as the Lansing School of …

October 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Improving communication through Code Red

Improving communication through Code Red

The Lansing Police Department has been hard at work initiating a new communication system with residents that will help get out information on…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am

Introducing a new brand

Introducing a new brand

When Fabian Newman came on board as the director of communications for the Village of Lansing, one of his first goals was to create a logo for…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing craft brewery expands

Lansing craft brewery expands

When One Trick Pony Brewery opened up in a small spot in an industrial strip on the west end of Lansing in May 2012, they were an instant hit.…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lansing Autumn Fest returns to Fox Pointe

Lansing Autumn Fest returns to Fox Pointe

Lansing is gearing up for its biggest event of the year, the three-day Lansing Autumn Fest, running from October 10 through 12. This third ann…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Cadet program offers hands-on law enforcement training

Cadet program offers hands-on law enforcement training

The Lansing Police Department offers a cadet program to youths age 15 and older under the direction of Commander Pet Grutzius as a way of intr…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am

Mt. Carmel introduces Ehrenstrom Scholars Fraternity in memory of award-winning teacher

Mt. Carmel introduces Ehrenstrom Scholars Fraternity in memory of award-winning teacher

CHICAGO | Mt. Carmel High School is implementing a new enrichment society designed to elevate the academic and cultural experience of the scho…

October 05, 2014 12:00 am

Homewood Hobo Night is Oct. 11

HOMEWOOD | The village of Homewood hosts its annual Hobo Night from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday on the Rail Platform in the Homewood Rail Park,…

October 05, 2014 12:00 am

Medical examiner unable to determine cause of infant's death

HOMEWOOD | The Cook County medical examiner's office was unable Friday to specify the cause of death for a 3-month-old girl earlier this week.

October 03, 2014 3:41 pm

Flossmoor to host art auction Oct. 11

Flossmoor to host art auction Oct. 11

FLOSSMOOR | The village of Flossmoor is hosting a fine art auction on Oct. 11, a fundraiser designed to bring new work to the community’s reno…

October 02, 2014 12:00 am

Local Boy Scout brings Little Free Libraries to Homewood-Flossmoor parks

Local Boy Scout brings Little Free Libraries to Homewood-Flossmoor parks

FLOSSMOOR | Henry Heligas, Eagle Scout candidate from Homewood Troop 342, in cooperation with the Friends of Flossmoor Library and the Friends…

September 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Former Illinois health official pleads guilty in $13M fraud case

SPRINGFIELD | A former human resources director at the Illinois Department of Health pleaded guilty to federal charges related to a $13 millio…

September 24, 2014 1:59 pm

Rosh Hashana heralds beginning of High Holy Days

Rosh Hashana heralds beginning of High Holy Days

At sundown Wednesday, the most sacred 10 days in Jewish spiritual life begin as Rosh Hashana ushers in the Jewish New Year with traditions tha…

September 23, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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H-F to present fall play 'Eurydice' Sept. 26 and 27

FLOSSMOOR | Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School will present its fall play, "Eurydice," the last weekend in September.

September 18, 2014 12:00 am

Homewood's Fall Fest and Chili Cook-Off is Sept. 20

Homewood's Fall Fest and Chili Cook-Off is Sept. 20

HOMEWOOD | The village of Homewood hosts the 13th annual Fall Fest and Chili Cook-Off from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 20 at Martin Avenue from H…

September 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Ingalls hosts Cancer Survivor Day/Morning of Wellness Saturday in Homewood

HOMEWOOD | Ingalls Memorial Hospital is sponsoring a free morning of wellness from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Cancer Support Center,…

September 11, 2014 12:00 am

Village Artist 50 year Celebration

Village Artist 50 year Celebration

Friday| September 12

September 08, 2014 12:00 am

Public Works

Sticker free leaf program will be November 19 , November 26 , and December 3 during regularly scheduled garbage service.

September 08, 2014 12:00 am

Intruder sexually assaults woman in Flossmoor home

FLOSSMOOR | A Flossmoor woman told police she was sexually assaulted by a man who broke into her home early Sunday.

September 04, 2014 7:27 am

Homewood S&L hoping to stick around another 100 years

Homewood S&L hoping to stick around another 100 years

HOMEWOOD | South End Savings bank is celebrating its 100th year in business, yet heads into its new century with a somewhat cloudy long-term future.

September 04, 2014 4:45 am Photos

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Dixie Highway has long history in Homewood

Dixie Highway has long history in Homewood

THROWBACK THURSDAY | The Times is celebrating our region's rich history. Check out our gallery on nwi.com and share an historic photo(s) with …

September 04, 2014 12:00 am

Staff at Hobart retailer put kibosh on fraud scheme, Hobart police say

HOBART | A Gary woman who used stolen Social Security numbers and fake IDs to go on a spending spree was arrested Sunday after staff at the Ho…

September 03, 2014 8:06 pm

Where to go with the dogs

Dog parks and dog-friendly facilities dot the area from Chicago’s beaches through Porter County. Most charge an annual membership fee and all …

September 02, 2014 12:00 am

Ingalls Health System announces upcoming health programs for September

Breast Cancer Support Group

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

Faith and lay leaders invited to outreach breakfast

South Suburban Family Shelter has a long tradition of outreach, recognizing that effective violence prevention comes by educating and building…

August 28, 2014 12:00 am

High school students participate in PSC Summer Science and Math Camp

High school students participate in PSC Summer Science and Math Camp

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Students from throughout the south suburbs participated in a summer science and math camp at Prairie State College.

August 24, 2014 12:00 am

Scouts take part in day camp

Scouts take part in day camp

Cub Scouts of Pack 773, which meets at Annunciata Church on the East Side, enjoyed an adventure-packed week as they participated in the Calume…

August 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Photographer of the Year and annual student exhibit opens at PSC

CHICAGO HEIGHTS |  A selection of works from Prairie State College Photographer of the Year honoree Carole Rose will be on display through Sep…

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

Illinois couple tops at Pierogi Toss

Illinois couple tops at Pierogi Toss

August 20, 2014 12:00 am

Homewood head to Cal Ripken 50/70 12-year-old World Series

Homewood head to Cal Ripken 50/70 12-year-old World Series

In the Cal Ripken Major 50/70 12-year-old division, base runners are allowed to take lead-offs and break before the pitch, just like they do i…

August 04, 2014 10:00 pm

H-F's leaders in theater production this August

FLOSSMOOR | Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School Leaders in Theatre Ensemble will present "44 Plays for 44 Presidents" this August.

July 31, 2014 12:00 am

First Midwest to buy out Great Lakes Bank

First Midwest to buy out Great Lakes Bank

First Midwest Bancorp Inc. is buying out a south suburban bank in a deal valued at $58 million.

July 30, 2014 12:00 pm

Homewood police simulate school shooting

Homewood police simulate school shooting

HOMEWOOD | Police officers from Homewood and surrounding suburbs conducted a critical incident drill Tuesday simulating a school shooting with…

July 29, 2014 11:13 am Photos

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TIF district tax collection info now online

The number of tax increment finance districts are on the rise, although the amount of money they are raising to permit local governments to bo…

July 17, 2014 12:00 am

H-F Summer Theatre presents 'The Wizard of Oz'

H-F Summer Theatre presents 'The Wizard of Oz'

FLOSSMOOR | Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School Summer Theatre will present "The Wizard of Oz" later this month. This classic tale of Dor…

July 12, 2014 12:00 am

Local fire departments share in $1.8M grant

HOMEWOOD | The Homewood Fire Department has received a $1.8 million grant that will help it and 19 local fire departments, including Lansing, …

July 08, 2014 12:00 am

Road may close to make room for Menards expansion

Drivers in the area may have to find an alternate route to get to Interstate 80, as Homewood and Thornton are seeking to close Brown Derby Roa…

July 05, 2014 12:00 am

Community rallies around Lansing boy injured in bicycle accident

Community rallies around Lansing boy injured in bicycle accident

Last month, 8-year-old Cody Ziemkowski, of Lansing, was taking a bike ride with his father, Kevin. As they passed the skate park on Chicago Av…

July 04, 2014 12:00 am

Teen arts organization to host summer music festival

HOMEWOOD | South Suburban Theatre & Arts Leadership Kouncil, or TALK, sponsored by Best Buy, will be hosting a music festival from noon to…

July 04, 2014 12:00 am

Homewood-Flossmoor area offers community music in the summer

FLOSSMOOR | his summer there are several opportunities to enjoy — and be a part of — the music scene in Homewood-Flossmoor.

June 26, 2014 12:00 am

Registration open for July 4 Run for Freedom

HOMEWOOD | The H-F Racquet & Fitness Club, at 2920 W. 183rd St., is finalizing plans for the Run for Freedom — the second race of the 2014…

June 26, 2014 12:00 am

The Cancer Support Center hosts Survivors Block Party

The Cancer Support Center hosts Survivors Block Party

HOMEWOOD | The Cancer Support Center hosted a Survivors Block Party on June 7 to commemorate cancer survivors and their loved ones. Over 100 c…

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