Veterinary association honors Dr. Claude Gendreau for his generosity

Elected and railroad officials gather Monday to officially mark the beginning of a long-awaited major renovation to Homewood's train station. (David P. Funk/H-F Chronicle)

Local, state and federal officials gathered Monday to mark the start of the Homewood train station renovation. 

“The Homewood station is one of the central, premier train stations of the south suburbs. This station not only takes people to Chicago, but all the way to New Orleans and many cities and states in between,” U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., said. “Each of these governing . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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