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Homewood a railroad town from the beginning

Homewood a railroad town from the beginning

The Illinois Central Railroad made its first stop in what is now Homewood in 1853. At the time, the only buildings that existed were the train depot, a tavern with rooms to rent above, a general store, and a few other buildings built in anticipation of the start of rail service. Today, over …

October 23, 2014 12:00 am
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 us today by emailing Celebrate@nwi.com.

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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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
THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 93: Disc golf courses

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 93: Disc golf courses

Disc golf owes as much to the modern practice of tossing Frisbees around on a college campus quad as to the time-honored Scottish tradition of golf.

October 06, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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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 school’s highest achieving students, the Ehrenstrom Scholars Fraternity. Honors Program students will go through a thorough application and interview proc…

October 05, 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

Mt. Carmel High School president the Rev. Tony Mazurkiewicz, O.Carm, Principal John Stimler, and Dean of The Honors Program Jeff Enright, welcome 25 sophomores to the Ehrenstrom Scholars Fraternity, 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, at Chestnut and Park Avenue.

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
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 of Homewood Library, installed four Little Free Libraries in Homewood and Flossmoor parks on Sept. 13.

September 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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

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

Young children take advantage of a Little Free Library recently installed at Goldberg Park in Flossmoor as part of an Eagle Scout project.

September 26, 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

Henry Heligas, Eagle Scout candidate from Homewood Troop 342, stands next to the Little Free Library he installed at Goldberg Park in Flossmoor. In cooperation with the Friends of Flossmoor Library and the Friends of Homewood Library, he installed four Little Free Libraries in Homewood and F…

September 26, 2014 12:00 am

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 million grant fraud case.

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 that date back thousands of years.

September 23, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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Rosh Hashanah heralds beginning of High Holy Days at sundown

Rosh Hashanah heralds beginning of High Holy Days at sundown

Rabbi Mordechai Levin of Congregation Beth Israel in Munster.

September 23, 2014 6:00 pm
Rosh Hashanah heralds beginning of High Holy Days at sundown

Rosh Hashanah heralds beginning of High Holy Days at sundown

Rabbi Mordechai Levin of Congregation Beth Israel in Munster shows a Torah scroll to be used at Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur services.

September 23, 2014 6:00 pm

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

A Chilli Cook-Off contestant ladles up a serving of her creation.

September 14, 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

Perri Senegal, of Homewood, picks the perfect pumpkin at last years' Fall Fest.

September 14, 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 Hickory to Ridge Road.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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