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 …
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HOMEWOOD | The Canadian National Railway has a new training center in Homewood for all of its U.S.-based employees.
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.
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.
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…
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…
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.
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.
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.
Young children take advantage of a Little Free Library recently installed at Goldberg Park in Flossmoor as part of an Eagle Scout project.
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…
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.
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.
Rabbi Mordechai Levin of Congregation Beth Israel in Munster.
Rabbi Mordechai Levin of Congregation Beth Israel in Munster shows a Torah scroll to be used at Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur services.
FLOSSMOOR | Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School will present its fall play, "Eurydice," the last weekend in September.
A Chilli Cook-Off contestant ladles up a serving of her creation.
Perri Senegal, of Homewood, picks the perfect pumpkin at last years' Fall Fest.
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.
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