It was a walk for the dogs when South Suburban Humane Society hosted the Fast & Furriest 5K event Saturday, June 18, in downtown Homewood. The temperature was a pleasant 76 degrees for the humane society event that drew 68 participants who walked, trotted or ran the 5K course or[Read More…]
SSHS opens up, will try to ‘Empty the Shelters’
The South Surburban Humane Society is officially open again and raising funds for new projects. The Homewood Adoption Center and the main shelter in Chicago Heights are open for adoptions without appointment from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Second Chance Resale Shop at 23 Steger Road in Steger,[Read More…]
Coping with COVID: May 13
New one-day record for deaths in Illinois. State on track to move into phase 3 of reopening plan by end of May. State receives shipment of remdesivir, a treatment for COVID-19. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.
Coping with COVID-19: April 4
South Suburban Humane Society converts East Open House bake sale into online cook book project. Homewood starts new promotion to help local businesses, a community scavenger hunt. More Homewood events canceled as pandemic continues. New cases break state record Saturday. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free[Read More…]
Coping with COVID: March 28
Flossmoor library extends closure. Franciscan offers online COVID-19 assessment tool. South Suburban Humane Society provides update. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.
SSHS still in need of donations for adoption center
The South Suburban Humane Society’s new adoption center in Homewood is still in need of donations after renovations have stalled. Construction at the new facility, being remodeled from the building that once housed the Homewood Animal Hospital at 2207 183rd St., has slowed because of issues with plumbing and the roof.[Read More…]