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Marian Lazan reaches the young generation

  Addison Trotter, 9, of Homewood, gets a hug from 
  Holocaust survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazan during 
  the question and answer session following Kazan's 
  presentation about her experiences in a Nazi 
  concentration camp. Kazan's visit in Homewood

Toys from police shopping spree will again go to needy kids

Flossmoor police officers, during their Monday pre-holiday shopping spree, got a peek inside Santa’s workshop. Or at least the closest than any of us will ever get to it. The officers were granted access to a holiday storage area at Flossmoor’s Meijer store for the Marine Reserve’s Toys for Tots program, a holiday donation entirely funded by Meijer.

Flossmoor’s Alyssia Duda is dancer in Joffrey’s ‘Nutcracker’

Flossmoor resident Alyssia Duda turned 11 on Nov. 10 and is a fifth grader at Western Avenue School. While there is nothing unusual about that news, there is something extraordinary about Alyssia. She is appearing for the second time in the Joffrey Ballet’s highly acclaimed production of “The Nutcracker,” now playing at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago.

Holiday season giving is easy, helps local agencies, charities

Does the holiday season make you feel generous? You’re not alone. This is the time of year when most people open their hearts and wallets to help those in need, a way of spreading cheer that feels good.

While there are worthy causes around the world, charitable giving close to home brings an added benefit: strengthening the community where givers live.

New photo history of Homewood goes on sale

Homewood historian Jim Wright's latest book, "Homewood," went on sale Friday, Dec. 1, at several sites in the village, and the timing was not accidental. Wright said he hopes holiday shopping helps boost sales, but the book also arrived just a few weeks before Homewood's 125th anniversary year begins. 

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