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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

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…

June 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Glenwood officials thinking outside of the 'big box'

GLENWOOD | Although hopes have not been completely abandoned that Wal-Mart may reverse a reported decision to relocate from Glenwood, official…

June 09, 2014 12:00 am

H-F graduates class of 2014

H-F graduates class of 2014

FLOSSMOOR |  On June 1, the 55th graduating class from Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School walked across the stage at H-F Stadium to rece…

June 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Hats and Tea cancer fundraiser set for June 22

OLYMPIA FIELDS | On June 22 more than 300 community members are expected at the Hats and Tea fundraiser for The Cancer Support Center at Olymp…

June 05, 2014 12:00 am

H-F High School invites public to its renovated North Building

H-F High School invites public to its renovated North Building

FLOSSMOOR | Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School District 233 hosted a building dedication and community open house for its renovated Nort…

May 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Events abound in the south suburbs this summer and beyonnd

South suburban residents will have little excuse to be bored this summer with a multitude of events and activities planned.

May 24, 2014 12:00 am

Chickens must be kept in rear yards in Homewood

HOMEWOOD | The Village Board has adopted an ordinance that clarifies a previously approved rule allowing a maximum of six hens to be raised on…

May 20, 2014 12:00 am

Man dies from injuries suffered on job in Chicago Heights

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | A Homewood man died Monday from injuries he suffered while working at a steel tubing plant in Chicago Heights, police said.

May 19, 2014 9:30 pm

Homewood village president honored for saving homeless pets

Homewood village president honored for saving homeless pets

HOMEWOOD | The South Suburban Humane Society honored Village President Rich Hofeld for his efforts with homeless pets.

May 19, 2014 12:00 am

Open house set for H-F High School North Building renovation

Flossmoor |  Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School District 233 will host a building dedication and community open house for its renovated …

May 18, 2014 12:00 am

Vacant gas station in Glenwood to be demolished soon

GLENWOOD | The boarded-up former Speedway gas station at Dante Avenue and Glenwood-Dyer Road is expected to be demolished within the next coup…

May 11, 2014 12:00 am

Kelly presents Congressional Art Awards at SSC

SOUTH HOLLAND |  U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Matteson, recently hosted the 2nd Congressional District Regional High School Art Awards reception a…

May 10, 2014 12:00 am

The Cancer Support Center honors 20-year benefactors

The Cancer Support Center honors 20-year benefactors

OLYMPIA FIELDS | The Cancer Support Center presented the inaugural Founders Award on April 26 at the annual spring gala hosted at Olympia Fiel…

May 09, 2014 12:00 am

School districts to receive grants for improved security

Two community colleges, two area high school districts and six area elementary school districts are among recipients of some $25 million in st…

May 08, 2014 12:00 am

H-F High School announces May fine arts events

H-F High School announces May fine arts events

FLOSSMOOR | The month of May offers several community fine arts events featuring Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School students. The campus…

May 08, 2014 12:00 am

HEALTH BRIEFS: Event to honor nurses

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | Porter Health Care System will host a candlelight vigil at 6:30 p.m. tonight on the front lawn of Porter Regional Hospital,…

May 06, 2014 12:00 am

Hens can lay their eggs in Homewood

HOMEWOOD | Residents are now free to raise chickens in Homewood, following the Village Board's approval last week of an ordinance that amended…

May 04, 2014 12:00 am

Spring musical this weekend at H-F High School

Spring musical this weekend at H-F High School

FLOSSMOOR | Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School Theatre's annual spring musical is set to take the stage at the school's Mall Auditorium …

May 02, 2014 12:00 am

'Frozen' princesses visit The Cancer Support Center

'Frozen' princesses visit The Cancer Support Center

HOMEWOOD | The Cancer Support Center, 2028 Elm Road, held Family Fun Movie Night on April 14 where families enjoyed refreshments and crafts wh…

April 30, 2014 12:00 am

Holocaust memorial service in Munster remembers 1.5 million child victims

Holocaust memorial service in Munster remembers 1.5 million child victims

MUNSTER | The voices of children, raised in song and in the spoken word, filled Congregation Beth Israel Sunday as five Jewish congregations f…

April 27, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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New program addresses teen boys exposed to domestic violence

HOMEWOOD | The South Suburban Family Shelter, 18137 Harwood Ave., announces a new program called “Stop the Violence” B.R.O. (Boys Respecting Others).

April 25, 2014 12:00 am

Parents of incoming freshmen invited to H-F

FLOSSMOOR | Incoming freshmen and their parents are invited to Homewood-Flossmoor University for Parents at 6:30 p.m. May 7 in the school's Ma…

April 24, 2014 12:00 am

PSC freshman places 2nd at national speech tourney

PSC freshman places 2nd at national speech tourney

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | A Prairie State College freshman from Riverdale placed second in Informative Speaking in the recent national speech and deba…

April 23, 2014 12:00 am

Chickens may come home to roost in Homewood

HOMEWOOD | Chickens may soon have a home in Homewood, following the Village Board's decision on Tuesday to direct staff to draft an ordinance …

April 13, 2014 12:00 am

State to fund extra road repairs in Illinois

More than $1.2 million will be provided by the state to area municipalities to help them cover the cost of repairs needed on local streets.

April 11, 2014 7:00 pm

Ex-Illinois department aide, from Homewood, pleads guilty to fraud

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | A former chief of staff for the Illinois Department of Public Health has pleaded guilty in connection with a $13 million b…

April 10, 2014 2:30 pm

Dragon Inn seeks liquor license from Homewood

HOMEWOOD | The Homewood Village Board on Tuesday directed staff to draft an ordinance creating a Class 4B liquor license for the Dragon Inn re…

April 10, 2014 12:00 am

Homewood resident faces fed embezzlement charges

CHICAGO | Federal prosecutors say a clerk for the Chicago Department of Transportation is charged with stealing more than $741,000 in permit f…

April 10, 2014 12:00 am

H-F ranked among nation's best schools

FLOSSMOOR | Homewood-Flossmoor High School was ranked the top public high school in the south suburbs and No. 55 in Illinois on the Washington…

April 10, 2014 12:00 am

SSC students advocate for education funding in Springfield

SSC students advocate for education funding in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | South Suburban College students traveled on April 3 to Springfield to participate in Student Advocacy Day and Legislative …

April 08, 2014 12:00 am

H-F offering summer school for teachers

FLOSSMOOR | Homewood-Flossmoor High School District 233 will renew "Homewood-Flossmoor University" this summer, offering teachers a chance to …

April 06, 2014 12:00 am

PSC team named champions of their division during 2014 Novice Nationals Speech Tournament

PSC team named champions of their division during 2014 Novice Nationals Speech Tournament

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The Prairie State College speech team won the team national championship in the medium school division and brought home seve…

April 06, 2014 12:00 am

H-F art students garner variety of awards

H-F art students garner variety of awards

FLOSSMOOR | Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School's Visual Arts Department was named the Best School Art Program in the state of Illinois b…

March 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Scholarship recipients presented at PSC

Scholarship recipients presented at PSC

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Recipients of the 2014 Prairie State College board of trustees scholarship were recognized during a recent reception at the …

March 27, 2014 12:00 am

PSC speech team wins several awards in state speech tournament

PSC speech team wins several awards in state speech tournament

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The Prairie State College speech team placed fifth in the community college division and brought home several individual awa…

March 27, 2014 12:00 am

PSC speech team wins several awards in state speech tournament

PSC speech team wins several awards in state speech tournament

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The Prairie State College speech team placed fifth in the community college division and brought home several individual awa…

March 27, 2014 12:00 am
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