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Homewood board supports police sergeant union effort

The Homewood Board of Trustees unanimously approved a resolution on Tuesday, Sept. 12, to express support for the unionization of police department sergeants. The resolution states, in part, “The village supports and accepts without challenge that the Metropolitan Alliance of Police, Chapter #22, has been certified as the exclusive representative[Read More…]

9.15.2023 | What You Need To Know This Weekend

DONATE BLOOD — Serendipity Yoga and Wellness will host a blood drive from 3 to 8 p.m. today in the parking lot at 18300 Dixie Highway in Homewood. Donors are encouraged to make an appointment. YOGA FOR A CAUSE — Serendipity Yoga and Wellness will host Yoga for a Cause at 2 p.m. on[Read More…]

Hart girls softball team advances to sectional play

James Hart School’s girls softball team is entering competition for a sectional title in the Illinois Elementary School Association hoping to win a spot on the state softball championship roster. The team won the regional championship game Tuesday, Sept. 12, defeating Chicago Heights Middle School. The score was tied in[Read More…]

Chicago teen arrested in Flossmoor carjacking

A Chicago teen, formerly of Flossmoor, was arrested and charged by the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office with aggravated vehicular hijacking involving a firearm. On Saturday, Sept. 9, the Flossmoor Police Department was dispatched to the 3000 block of Vollmer Road for a radio call of an armed vehicular hijacking[Read More…]

Governors State University’s renames College of Education

Governors State University’s (GSU) announced Tuesday, Sept. 12, that its College of Education has been renamed the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) to better reflect the variety of programs it offers.   In a separate but related rebrand, the CEHD’s Division of Education will now be known as the Division of[Read More…]

9.14.2023 | What You Need To Know Today

HOMEWOOD PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION — The commission will meet at 7 p.m. tonight in village hall, 2020 Chestnut Road. Find the agenda here. Attend remotely here or dial 312-626-6799. ID 991 8481 1606, passcode 573812.  IRONS OAKS MUMS SALE — Mum Pick up is from 2 to 7 p.m. today at the Irons Oaks parking lot[Read More…]

State agency celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

The State of Illinois and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) are celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 by honoring the important contributions of Latino entrepreneurs and business owners and Illinois’ Latino communities at-large.  The celebrations kicks off today Thursday, Sept. 14, with National Support[Read More…]

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