South Suburbs for Greenspace over Concrete (SSGOC) is hosting a service weekend on March 27 and 28 to show the unified commitment of Homewood and Hazel Crest residents to protecting, preserving, and enhancing the beauty of the Southland. On Saturday, March 27, the group will be removing post-snow trash accumulation[Read More…]
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Dozens of protesters gathered near the Homewood Village Hall on Tuesday evening to protest the proposed rezoning of the former Calumet Country Club into what they see as tearing down open space to build a polluting, fulfillment/trucking hub. A sign at the protest Feb. 23 shows one of the primary[Read More…]
Protestors hold signs in the meeting room’s windows and chant during the Homewood Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 23. The rally was organized by South Suburbs Greenspace over Concrete, which opposes the redevelopment of Calumet Country Club. (Andrew Burke-Stevenson/H-F Chronicle) Despite protests outside, a Homewood village board meeting[Read More…]
Homewood plans to see through the process of its settlement with the developer of the property on land of the former Calumet Country Club, but that doesn’t necessarily mean the development will be approved. “What the village has promised (Diversified Partners) as part of that settlement agreement is a process.[Read More…]
A group of citizens has formed South Suburbs for Greenspace over Concrete to argue against the proposed development of a distribution warehouse at the former Calumet Country Club in Homewood. SSGOC operates as a campaign of Illinois Southland Against Fossil Fuel Energy, which opposed a natural-gas power plant in Glenwood.[Read More…]