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Homewood Finance Director Dennis Bubenik in his office a few weeks before his last day with the village. Bubenik retired after 23 years with the village. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

Homewood Finance Director Dennis Bubenik retires 

At his last village board meeting before retiring as Homewood finance director, Dennis Bubenik was lauded by village officials for being a steady hand on the tiller during some occasionally turbulent times. At the May 9 meeting, Village Manager Napoleon Haney provided some context for Bubenik’s 23 years at the[Read More…]

Homewood hires Tyler Hall as assistant village manager

The village of Homewood has hired Tyler Hall as assistant village manager.  “I was attracted to the Assistant Village Manager position for the opportunity to serve Homewood’s diverse community, work alongside experienced Village leaders, and collaborate with community partners and residents,” Hall said.   Hall will assist with managing the[Read More…]

Barrels are used in May to test the effect of reducing 183rd Street from four lanes to two. The village is seeking a grant that would help with the costs of making that change permanent. (Chronicle file photo)

Public invited to open house on traffic diet test results; Homewood to seek grant for 183rd Street lane restructuring

Homewood trustees voted unanimously Tuesday, Sept. 13, to authorize an application for an Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program (ITEP) grant that would help the village with costs of implementing a traffic diet plan on 183rd Street. At the meeting, Public Works Director John Schaefer announced that there will be two open[Read More…]

Payton Bernard explains his plans to the Homewood Planning and Zoning commission for Big Brothers Tattoo, a shop he hopes to open in the Cherry Creek shopping center. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

Tattoo artist receives recommendation for special use permit, variance in bid to open shop in Homewood

The Homewood Planning and Zoning Commission voted unanimously Thursday, Sept. 8, to recommend granting a special use permit and zoning variance that would enable Big Brothers Tattoo to open in the Cherry Creek shopping center in Homewood. The two measures will need approval from the village board before development of[Read More…]

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Homewood Restaurant Week starts Friday to help support local dining options

At least 18 restaurants are participating in Homewood Restaurant Week from Friday, March 25 through Sunday, April 10. Most participating restaurants will have deals exclusive to Restaurant Week. Other restaurants, such as La Voute Bistro-Bar, will have special menu items only available for Restaurant Week. Participating restaurants include Asian Harbor,[Read More…]

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