The second Annual Chicago Southland Dragon Boat Festival will offer the chance to compete or explore a unique sport to kick off the summer. omewood residents Matt White and Candace Irby will be racing for the second time.
Author: David P. Funk
Homewood accountant promoted to assistant finance director
The Homewood Village board approved a promotion within the finance department at its May 9 meeting. Amy Zukowski was sworn in as assistant finance director. She was also approved as the village’s agent for the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.
Homewood village board members sworn in again
There were no new faces, but village officials were sworn in at the Homewood board meeting Tuesday. Cook County Judge Toya Harvey swore in Village President Richard Hofeld, Clerk Marilyn Thomas and Trustees Larry Burnson, Anne Colton and Barbara Dawkins. All were easily re-elected to their respective positions in the[Read More…]
Fresh Starts owner retiring after 31 years
“This is so bittersweet. I have spent almost my entire adult life at Fresh Starts and will miss it every day. How many of us can look back and say that? I have been truly blessed,” Lindholm said. She is retiring after spending more than three decades operating Fresh Starts[Read More…]
Flossmoor water main project moves forward
The replacement of water pipes in Flossmoor marches on after the village board on Monday, May 1, decided materials being used were safe.The issue of new piping came to light after some residents questioned the safety of plastic piping.
Homewood awards bids for construction, computers, street work
Emergency vehicles in Homewood will get new computer equipment after the village board approved leasing agreements with Marlin Business Bank at its April 25 meeting. A $25,167 lease pays for 22 Panasonic Toughbook computers for police and fire department vehicles. A $7,766 lease pays for six Microsoft Surface Pro tablets[Read More…]
Homewood changes liquor license ordinance, renews outdoor permits
Homewood liquor license holders behind in payments to the village could lose that license following an ordinance change by the Board of Trustees at the April 25 meeting. Homewood Director of Finance Dennis Bubenik said that under the ordinance, Village President Richard Hofeld — who also serves as liquor commissioner[Read More…]
Homewood Police Department adds two new police officers
Two new police officers were sworn in at the April 25 Homewood Village Board meeting.Rocco Giannelli and Henry Renken were hired April 24. Both have been working for the Cook County Department of Corrections.