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Christmas night vandals deface Homewood’s downtown

[Update Dec. 30: Police announce arrests in the case.]

On Christmas night, at least two people spray-painted graffiti on a home, utility boxes and multiple businesses in Homewood along Morris Avenue, Martin Avenue, Ridge Road and 183rd Street, according to Homewood police.

Sometime after 10 p.m. on Dec. 25, the offenders sprayed white scribbles and lettering on a residence in the 18300 block of Morris Avenue, utility boxes in the 18100 block of Martin Avenue and businesses along Ridge Road and 183rd Street.

Let the holidays begin! The 2018 Chronicle Holiday Guide calendar

Throughout the month of December, the Homewood-Flossmoor community comes together in dozens of ways to celebrate the holiday season. Let the Chronicle’s calendar be your guide!

Mayor’s Arctic Dip will remember Hofeld’s fall, benefit humane society

In a tongue-in-check homage to Homewood Mayor Richard Hofeld's harrowing plunge into an icy Izaak Walton lake, the village will host the Mayor’s Arctic Dip to benefit the South Suburban Humane Society on Jan. 12.

Toys needed for annual Respond Now 'shopping' day

For more than four decades, volunteers with Respond Now have been helping make the season bright for those who otherwise wouldn’t have much to celebrate.

H-F High's Viking Values celebrates students for their character

 The PEACE acronym lends itself to Viking Values. The logo is on display in Homewood-Flossmoor High School's North and South Buildings. (Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)
The Viking Values program is trying to point
out that perseverance, empathy, awareness,
compassion and effort (PEACE) help make
students more well rounded.

 

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