Proposed parking restriction targets morning congestion at Parker

To alleviate congestion in front of Parker Junior High School, parking would be restricted during a one-hour morning student drop-off period under a plan proposed by the Flossmoor Police Department.

Tempting treats tell story tales at Homewood Public Library

At the Homewood Public Library Wednesday evening, a dozen young bakers came with their cakes decorated and themed to a book. There was a boxcar based on the Box Car Kids series, a mouse from the book “Give A Mouse a Cookie,” and the golden snitch from Harry Potter, to name a few.

Police Reports: July 13, 2015

59 calls: Traffic Stop (33), Assist Fire Dept. (5), Suspicious Subject (3), Burglar Alarm (6), Check Well Being (3), Found Property (1), Traffic Accident with Damage (2), Domestic Disturbance (2), Disabled Vehicle (2), Lockout (2)

Irwin fountain damaged by waders

The fountain on the northwest corner of Irwin Park may look inviting on a hot summer day, but residents should resist the tempation, according to Homewood-Flossmoor Park District officials. The fountain had to be repaired this week after apparently being damaged by waders. [Updated with information about swimming/wading opportunities in Homewood.]

Memories of Homewood’s history kept current by historical society

The small brick house on the corner of the 183rd Street and Gottschalk Avenue was almost lost to bulldozers in the 1980s but now serves to keep Homewood history preserved and serves as a resource for the community.


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