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Illinois State Police carjacking initiative signed into law

To assist the Illinois State Police curb the rise in carjackings, State Senator Patrick Joyce supported a new measure that will give more counties across the state expanded access to funding for expressway cameras.  “The Illinois State Police have had great success using expressway cameras to track down carjackings in[Read More…]

Marian Catholic graduates students from Homewood, Flossmoor

Marian Catholic High School has announced its Homewood and Flossmoor graduates in the Class of 2022. During the 59th graduation ceremony on May 16, Principal Steve Tortorello, a Class of 2004 graduate, urged graduates to “cherish the feeling” of their accomplishments.   Graduates from Flossmoor are Christopher Ormsby and Kennedy[Read More…]

James Hart honors 11 graduates, musicians for outstanding work

During the May 24 graduation ceremonies for Homewood’s James Hart School, administrators announced special awards presented to 11 outstanding students. Caleb Stamps, Jahnahn Webster, Taylor Alexander, Caylum Ganshirt and Quinn Hanna received the Betty Dillon Award honors students who achieved straight A grades in seventh and eighth grades in District[Read More…]

Food drive June 11 at St. Joe’s

Provided News St. Joseph Catholic Church is hosting a food donation drive on Saturday, June 11, for the “Neighbors in Need” program sponsored by Catholic Charities. Donations of food will be accepted from 9 to 11 a.m. in the church’s north parking lot at 17951 Dixie Highway in Homewood. This[Read More…]

Changeover from COVID-19 individual contact tracing calls to automated case notification begins June 1

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced it is shifting its COVID-19 contact tracing efforts and individual case investigation telephone calls to focus on a more strategic approach of automated case notifications.  Starting June 1, 2022, IDPH no longer will make individual case investigation calls to persons positive[Read More…]

Franciscan Health to hold Little Angels Memorial Service on June 8 at Assumption Cemetery in Glenwood 

Franciscan Health Olympia Fields will hold a Little Angels Memorial Service for the young lives lost to miscarriage, stillbirth, ectopic pregnancy or newborn death on Wednesday, June 8, at 2 p.m., at Assumption Catholic Cemetery in Glenwood.  When a family experiences a miscarriage or infant death, Franciscan Health buries those[Read More…]

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.

Community Calendar