Author: Angela Denk

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Homewood welcomes Justine Bruno to village hall

The village of Homewood has brought on a new assistant village manager. Justine BrunoJustine Bruno, a Philadelphia native who earned a master’s in public administration from Arizona State University, spent her first day on the village’s payroll on Feb. 7. Bruno filled an opening left by Village Manager Napoleon Haney[Read More…]

Homewood trustees approve request for salt funds

The Homewood board of trustees approved a request for approximately $69,000 of motor fuel tax funds to be allocated for supplemental street salt to meet the village’s ongoing needs. The most recent snowfall — 10.7 inches according to the National Weather Service — proved a challenge to the village in[Read More…]

Homewood moves forward with major zoning code update

The Homewood Planning & Zoning Committee met on Thursday, Jan. 27, for a public workshop session led by Houseal Lavigne & Associates (HLA), the urban planning and design firm the Village engaged in June 2021 to update Homewood’s zoning ordinance code. This is the first update to the code since[Read More…]

Homewood Planning and Zoning Commission recommends permit for baseball training facility

Local ball players rejoice: spring training is closer to beginning. On Thursday, January 13, the Village of Homewood’s Planning and Zoning Committee voted unanimously to recommend a special use permit to Crete resident Karl Hearn to open Homewood Baseball Academy, a 3,000-square-foot indoor baseball training facility, in the business strip[Read More…]

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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