Park district staff presents wish list of future improvements

New carts for Coyote Run Golf Course, handicapped accessibility work at Irons Oaks Environmental Learning Center and roof repairs at the H-F Ice Arena are on the wish list of directors at the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District.

Man injured in Homewood traffic accident Thursday

A pedestrian was injured Thursday in a traffic accident along 183rd Street near Riegel Road in Homewood.

The victim, a man in his 60s, was struck by a single vehicle at about 2:56 p.m. on March 15, according to Homewood Deputy Police Chief Denise McGrath.

The vehicle traveled across a front yard and came to rest against a fence.

County committee advances bill despite Southland objection

The Cook County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday, March 14, approved an ordinance amendment that south suburban officials believe will have a devastating effect on the local economy.  

“It’s just very disappointing,” Homewood Mayor Richard Hofeld said. 

Elderly woman injured in purse snatching

The Homewood Police Department reported a purse snatching at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, March 15, in the vicinity of Center and Olive Roads. 

H-F High students give tribute to victims of Parkland shooting

For 17 minutes, students at Homewood-Flossmoor High School were silent as they joined a national movement against gun violence on Wednesday, March 14.


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