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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 relationships with the leaders of the communities served by SSFS.

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

Prairie State College assistant professor Natalie McGathey, left, and associate professor Christine Brooms, right, welcomed district high school students to the recent STEM@PSC Summer Science and Math Camp held at the college. Among the student participants were, from second from left, Tyron…

August 24, 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 Calumet Council Day Camps.

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 Sept. 18 in the Christopher Art Gallery on the college’s main campus at 202 S. Halsted St.

August 22, 2014 12:00 am
Illinois couple tops at Pierogi Toss

Illinois couple tops at Pierogi Toss

August 20, 2014 12:00 am
Scouts take part in day camp

Scouts take part in day camp

Scouts attending the Homewood day camp site are, from left, Miguel Trejo, Eli Ford, David Meduga, Noah Munoz, Julian Meduga, Aidan August and Benjamin Gaeta. Sitting are Gavin Lopez, David-Daniel Garza and Gio Trejo. Each Scout received a knight T-shirt.

August 17, 2014 12:00 am

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

A high school student plays a victim during a critical incident drill conducted Tuesday by the Homewood Police Department at Churchill School in Homewood.

July 29, 2014 4:01 pm
Homewood police simulate school shooting

Homewood police simulate school shooting

An officer responds as the Homewood Police Department conducts a critical incident drill Tuesday morning at Churchill School in Homewood.

July 29, 2014 4:01 pm
Homewood police simulate school shooting

Homewood police simulate school shooting

Police officers from Homewood and other south suburbs conduct a sweep of Churchill School during a critical incident drill Tuesday morning at the school in Homewood.

July 29, 2014 4:00 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 two armed men.

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 bolster economic development declined slightly during 2013.

July 17, 2014 12:00 am
H-F Summer Theatre presents 'The Wizard of Oz'

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

Dorothy and Toto (Mandy Sigale and Dixie) pose for a photo as they rehearse for "The Wizard of Oz" production at Homewood-Flossmoor High School's Summer Theatre.

July 12, 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 Dorothy Gale’s adventures in Oz is geared towards elementary students and middle schoolers, but will appeal to audiences of all ages.

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, Calumet City and Munster, purchase portable radios and conduct firefighting training.

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 Road and a portion of 175th Street that leads to Halsted Street.

July 05, 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 8 p.m. July 12 in Homewood.

July 04, 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 Avenue, Cody asked to stop and was taking it slow going down a small ramp when he went off the edge of the ramp and fell off his bike. He wasn’t wearing…

July 04, 2014 12:00 am
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