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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

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

HEALTH BRIEFS: HealthLinc earns recognition

VALPARAISO | The National Committee for Quality Assurance has endorsed the federally qualified health center HealthLinc as a Level 3 Patient-C…

March 18, 2014 12:05 am

Summer theater camp at Homewood-Flossmoor High School

Summer theater camp at Homewood-Flossmoor High School

FLOSSMOOR | For decades, Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School has offered an opportunity in the summer for kids of all ages to participate…

March 17, 2014 12:00 am

Glenwood to vote Tuesday on casino proposal

GLENWOOD | The Village Board is expected to vote Tuesday on a resolution that if approved would throw Glenwood's hat into the ring as a potent…

March 16, 2014 12:00 am

Marian Catholic invites schoolchildren to carinval

Marian Catholic invites schoolchildren to carinval

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Marian Catholic High School hosted its annual carnival for local schoolchildren in kindergarten through second grade.

March 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Free Family Health Fair is March 23 in Homewood

HOMEWOOD | Take advantage of more than 30 free health screenings at the 31st annual Family Health Fair on March 23 at James Hart School.

March 12, 2014 12:00 am

The Cancer Support Center celebrates 20th anniversary

HOMEWOOD | The Cancer Support Center hosts its annual meeting at 7 p.m.  March 20 at the center, 2028 Elm Road.

March 12, 2014 12:00 am

Homewood-Flossmoor High School announces students of the quarter

Homewood-Flossmoor High School announces students of the quarter

FLOSSMOOR | The following Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School students were joined by their parents, teachers and administration staff on…

March 09, 2014 12:00 am

Bridge players reach 70 percent success rate

Bridge players reach 70 percent success rate

As the hands are played in duplicate bridge (about 27 per game), a record is kept of each pair's scores. The data from each hand is inputted i…

March 05, 2014 12:00 am

Municipal officials to discuss proposed south suburban casino

TINLEY PARK, Ill. | The convention center in Tinley Park will be the place to be Monday night for municipal officials from across the south su…

March 02, 2014 12:00 am

Town's sharing Walmart proceeds deemed a worthy tactic

When communities try to attract new businesses, often it involves a business leaving one municipality to set up shop in the village next door.

March 02, 2014 12:00 am

Annual donation from staff alumna benefits school and students at H-F

Annual donation from staff alumna benefits school and students at H-F

FLOSSMOOR | The library at Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School has again received an annual memorial donation from the family of former t…

March 01, 2014 12:00 am

H-F summer drive education registration begins in March

FLOSSMOOR | Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School annually offers a summer program that teaches the rules of the road to students of School…

March 01, 2014 12:00 am

Jail escapee gets 41-month sentence

CHICAGO | A bank robber's escape with a cellmate from a high-rise Chicago lockup got him an additional three and a half years in federal prison.

February 24, 2014 4:04 pm

Chocolate is on Homewood's mind

Chocolate is on Homewood's mind

February 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Homewood purchases more road salt to last rest of winter season

HOMEWOOD | The Village Board gave its approval to purchase extra road salt and calcium chloride to ensure the Public Works Department has ampl…

February 13, 2014 12:00 am

Carl Buddig, Paul Henry Art Gallery pick up awards

FLOSSMOOR | Homewood's Carl Buddig and Hammond's Paul Henry Art Gallery won honors at the South Suburban Small Business Association 12th annua…

February 12, 2014 3:00 pm

Homewood extends contracts in push for casino

HOMEWOOD | The Village Board approved contract extensions for two firms assisting Homewood in acquiring a casino.

February 11, 2014 10:04 pm

No injuries in Chicago Heights glass factory fire

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | No one was injured when a fire erupted in a glass factory Tuesday morning at 1131 Arnold St., fire officials said.

February 11, 2014 2:30 pm

Careers in STEM presented Feb. 11 at H-F High School

FLOSSMOOR | Area students and parents are invited to Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School's Careers in STEM Night, where students can find…

February 09, 2014 12:00 am

Semi rollover blocks I-294 ramp

A semi-truck crash blocked traffic on a ramp from Interstate 294 to Interstate 80 in Hazelcrest for more than an hour Thursday morning, accord…

January 30, 2014 7:40 am

Prairie State College announces basic firefighter and EMT graduates

Prairie State College announces basic firefighter and EMT graduates

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Prairie State College recently held graduation ceremonies for the Basic Firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician programs.

January 30, 2014 12:00 am

Pastor aims to help readers overcome obstacles with faith

Pastor aims to help readers overcome obstacles with faith

Pastor Kurt Jackson hopes to show believers the creative and destructive power of words with his new book, "Effective Daily Confessions."

January 24, 2014 12:00 am

Homewood, Harvey men tied to loan fraud scheme

CHICAGO | A Homewood man and a Harvey man are among a group accused of fraudulently obtaining 28 car loans worth $914,000, according to court …

January 22, 2014 6:42 pm

Community theater group gives 'Company' a modern-day makeover

Community theater group gives 'Company' a modern-day makeover

UNIVERSITY PARK | "Sex in the City" meets classic Sondheim in this hilarious romp through the dating and married lives of five couples and a p…

January 20, 2014 12:00 am

Homewood celebrates 12th annual Chocolate Fest in February

Homewood celebrates 12th annual Chocolate Fest in February

HOMEWOOD | The village of Homewood celebrates the 12th annual Chocolate Fest from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 15 in the H-F Park District Auditoriu…

January 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Most local incumbents will run unopposed in Ill. primary

When the Cook County elections board removed Al Sanchez from the list of candidates wishing to challenge County Commissioner Stanley Moore, D-…

January 17, 2014 1:05 pm

PSC team places fourth and brings home individual accolades in speech competition

PSC team places fourth and brings home individual accolades in speech competition

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The Prairie State College speech team placed fourth overall and brought home several individual awards during the recent tou…

January 17, 2014 12:00 am

Suit filed against H-F High School District 233 alleges recruiting, district says

A lawsuit filed this week accuses the Homewood-Flossmoor girls basketball program of recruiting players, district officials confirmed Thursday.

January 16, 2014 5:01 pm

H-F High School to offer look at rigorous courses

H-F High School to offer look at rigorous courses

FLOSSMOOR |  Area students and parents are invited to Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School's annual Advanced Academics Showcase, an evenin…

January 15, 2014 12:00 am

U.S. Bank buys Chicago-area Charter One banks

U.S. Bank has bought all of RBS Citizen Financial Group Inc.'s retail branches in the Chicago area, including local Charter One banks.

January 11, 2014 12:00 am

H-F Park District offers Celebration of Winter on Saturday

H-F Park District offers Celebration of Winter on Saturday

FLOSSMOOR | The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District offers its Celebration of Winter from 11 a.m to 2 p.m. Saturday at Coyote Run Golf Course, 80…

January 03, 2014 12:00 am

H-F Parks offering winter celebration

Homewood Flossmoor Park District is offering residents relief from cabin fever this week.

January 01, 2014 5:30 pm

Flossmoor resident to chair new board overseeing new ‘concealed carry’ law

A former FBI agent who lives in Flossmoor is the new chairman of a board that will oversee appeals by people who are rejected for a permit und…

December 29, 2013 8:50 pm

Homewood president says he'll share Walmart sales tax revenue with Glenwood

HOMEWOOD | If Walmart does indeed proceed with a plan to relocate from Glenwood to Homewood, the news might not be all negative for Glenwood.

December 27, 2013 5:55 pm

Community open house ends H-F Racquet & Fitness Club's 40th anniversary celebration

Community open house ends H-F Racquet & Fitness Club's 40th anniversary celebration

HOMEWOOD | The H-F Racquet & Fitness Club, at 2920 W. 183rd St., will conclude its 40th anniversary year with Community Open House days an…

December 27, 2013 12:00 am

Cancer Support Center to host healthy lifestyles synposium

HOMEWOOD | The Cancer Support Center, at 2028 Elm Road, has partnered with "Advocates for Healthy Lifestyles" to host a symposium from 10 a.m.…

December 26, 2013 12:00 am

Durkin: Glenwood Walmart may move to Homewood

GLENWOOD | It appears the village may be losing its Walmart store.

December 24, 2013 3:30 pm
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