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7.12.2024 | What You Need To Know This Weekend

BOMB-ITTY OF ERRORS — Homewood-Flossmoor High School summer theater group will perform “Bomb-itty of Errors” at 3 and 7 p.m. today at the school, 999 Kedzie Ave. Buy tickets here for the 3 p.m. show and here for the 7 p.m. show. MATILDA JR. — Spotlight Performance Academy will present “Matilda Jr. the Musical” at 7 p.m.[Read More…]

7.11.2024 | What You Need To Know Today

ROADWORK IN DOWNTOWN HOMEWOOD — Metra will be doing sanitary sewer work today in the middle of the intersection of Ridge Road and Harwood Avenue. The street will not be closed, according to village officials, but there will be flaggers posted. Traffic might move slowly in that spot today and possibly on[Read More…]

Half Week | July 10: Town hall on property taxes, You Matter 2 school supply drive, Hidden Gem sells out, focus on biking experience

NEWS Tax Assessment Town Hall. Tax payers in the South Suburbs were astounded by the jump in the second installment tax bills that arrived recently. Homewood Mayor Rich Hofeld announced Tuesday that the village will host a town hall meeting at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 20, in the village hall[Read More…]

7.10.2024 | What You Need To Know Today

COMMUNITY BAND CONCERT — The H-F Community Band will perform at 6:45 p.m. tonight in the Irwin Park band shell at 18120 Highland Ave. in Homewood. Tuba Fu will open for the full band. CANDLE MAKING WORKSHOP — Kim Rowe, owner of Blue Pearl Candles in Homewood, will offer a candle making workshop from 6[Read More…]

New Assessor data shows burden shift of 2023 reassessment appeals

The Cook County Assessor’s Office (CCAO) released on June 27 a new set of Data Dashboards for townships and municipalities showing the effect of appeals with the Cook County Board of Review (BoR) on assessed values during the 2023 reassessment cycle. In the 2023 reassessment cycle, properties in the south and west suburbs were[Read More…]

Aurelio’s sidebar: All in the family

‘I’ve been doing this all my life. I was somewhere in this building doing something since I was 13,” said Joe Aurelio, who is now CEO of the Aurelio chain. “My dad [Joseph Jr.] died in 2001, and I’ve been running the company since then.” Aurelio’s description of his hands-on[Read More…]

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