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Christmas night vandals deface Homewood’s downtown

[Update Dec. 30: Police announce arrests in the case.]

On Christmas night, at least two people spray-painted graffiti on a home, utility boxes and multiple businesses in Homewood along Morris Avenue, Martin Avenue, Ridge Road and 183rd Street, according to Homewood police.

Sometime after 10 p.m. on Dec. 25, the offenders sprayed white scribbles and lettering on a residence in the 18300 block of Morris Avenue, utility boxes in the 18100 block of Martin Avenue and businesses along Ridge Road and 183rd Street.

Let the holidays begin! The 2018 Chronicle Holiday Guide calendar

Throughout the month of December, the Homewood-Flossmoor community comes together in dozens of ways to celebrate the holiday season. Let the Chronicle’s calendar be your guide!

Mayor’s Arctic Dip will remember Hofeld’s fall, benefit humane society

In a tongue-in-check homage to Homewood Mayor Richard Hofeld's harrowing plunge into an icy Izaak Walton lake, the village will host the Mayor’s Arctic Dip to benefit the South Suburban Humane Society on Jan. 12.

Girls STEAM Ahead network connects area youth, professionals

Nearly 150 girls attended this year's Girls STEAM Ahead event, where they learned about mentoring success stories and had an opportunity to meet women who are established in the science and technology fields.

Pride, not prejudice — Homewood businesses prepare to fly rainbow flags

As spring arrives, the streets of Homewood will hue pink and green after a long, barren winter. But blooming trees are not the only color coming to Homewood.

The Homewood Business Association’s Pride Flag Initiative will line the streets with sponsored rainbow flags in preparation for June’s Pride event.

The June 28 Pride party, held the last two years at Flossmoor's Community House, is moving to Martin Square in Homewood.
 

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