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County assessor celebrates passage of new housing exemption

Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi on Monday, June 3, lauded the Illinois state legislature for passing House Bill 1377, which encourages development by creating a homestead exemption for new residential construction. Under this legislation, homes built by municipalities on tax-exempt parcels will have their taxable value gradually phased in over 10[Read More…]

6.6.2024 | What You Need To Know Today

HOMEWOOD APPEARANCE COMMISSION— The commission will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 6, in village hall, 2020 Chestnut Road. Find the agenda here. The commission will consider proposed repairs to the porch and details at the front of 18101 Martin Ave., known as the Gottschalk House. Because the house is locally designated[Read More…]

6.5.2024 | What You Need To Know Today

IMPROV CAMP — South of Chi will host at Irwin Community Center, 18120 Highland Ave. Come play games that work on teamwork, confidence, public speaking and creative thinking with instructor Kate Wiersma. No experience necessary. Kids session will be 5 to 6 p.m., teens from 6 to 7 p.m. and adults[Read More…]

H-F media students take top honors in competitions

Homewood-Flossmoor High School students have won five first place awards and numerous honors in state and regional media competitions. Midwest Media Educators Association MMEA presented two first place honors to H-F students. The Viking TV team winning first place honors for their efforts on the daily newscast are Oreoluwa Shodipo,[Read More…]

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