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Snowflake spotter

  Homewood Mayor Richard Hofeld, right, congratulates Tommy Lowell, 13, for spotting the odd snowflake decoration downtown. Tommy received a $2 coupon for Eat Rice.  Hofeld offers coupons from two local restaurants to anyone who can spot the snowflake light that is different from all the others. Anyone who finds[Read More…]

Buona Beef restaurant may be coming to Flossmoor

Buona Beef, a leading purveyor of one of Chicago’s most iconic sandwiches, is planning to build a restaurant adjacent to Flossmoor’s Meijer store. A representative of the restaurant chain will appear before Flossmoor’s plan commission at its Dec. 15 meeting. Scott Bugner, the village’s inspectional services administrator, said Thursday that[Read More…]

Suspect arrested following Flossmoor home break-in

Charges are pending against a person who broke into a Flossmoor home early on Wednesday and ordered a resident and her child to leave the residence, police said. According to an ECOP alert from the Flossmoor police, the person was arrested without incident and was in custody later in the[Read More…]

Tremendous community response to H-F principal search

Consultants helping Homewood-Flossmoor High School find its next principal were pleasantly surprised by the outpouring of responses received from persons at four focus group sessions and through online surveys. Consultants from BWP and Associates told members of the school board’s Personnel Committee on Monday, Dec. 5, that they were stunned[Read More…]

Arrest made in railway guard’s shooting death

An East Hazel Crest man was arrested Sunday night in connection with the shooting death of a railway security guard on Nov. 26 in Harvey. Rashad Williams, 24, was arrested by Harvey police about 9 p.m. in Chicago Heights, according to ABC7 News. Williams reportedly is a convicted felon with[Read More…]

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