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.
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…
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Students from throughout the south suburbs participated in a summer science and math camp at Prairie State College.
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.
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.
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.
FLOSSMOOR | Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School Leaders in Theatre Ensemble will present "44 Plays for 44 Presidents" this August.
First Midwest Bancorp Inc. is buying out a south suburban bank in a deal valued at $58 million.
A high school student plays a victim during a critical incident drill conducted Tuesday by the Homewood Police Department at Churchill School in Homewood.
An officer responds as the Homewood Police Department conducts a critical incident drill Tuesday morning at Churchill School in Homewood.
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.
HOMEWOOD | Police officers from Homewood and surrounding suburbs conducted a critical incident drill Tuesday simulating a school shooting with two armed men.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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