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.

Flossmoor woman seeks community support after daughter's death

A Flossmoor woman is seeking community support after the sudden death of her daughter early Monday, July 20.

Elizabeth Gerald is hoping to raise money for funeral and burial expenses. A page has been set up to accept donations. 

Police Reports: July 12, 2015

62 calls: Traffic Stop (24), Noise Complaint (6), Burglar Alarm (4), Driving Complaint (2), Warrant Service (1), Assist Fire Dept. (10), Drug Activity (1), Animal Complaint (1), Citizen Assist (1), Disabled Vehicle (1), Suspicious Circumstances (1), Retail Theft (1), Deceptive Practices (1), Stray Animal (1), Assist Other Agency (1), Domestic Disturbance (2), Juvenile Problem (1), Check Well Being (2), Traffic Accident with Damage (1)

Police Reports: July 11, 2015

61 calls: Traffic Stop (24), Open Door/Window (2), Burglar Alarm (4), Assist Fire Dept. (1), Check Well Being (5), Suspicious Circumstances (1), Request to Speak to Officer (1), Animal Complaint (3), Drug Activity (1), Lockout (2), Traffic Accident with Damage (1), Medical Alert Alarm (1), Driving Complaint (1), Assist Other Agency (1), Child Abuse (1), Escort (1), Unwanted Subject (1), Disabled Vehicle (2), Customer/Management Dispute (1), Suspicious Subject (2), Domestic Disturbance (1), Abandoned Vehicle (1), Disturbance (2), Hit & Run (1)

Homewood trustees to consider next stage for science center project

The Homewood Board of Trustees will consider Tuesday whether to take the next step in developing a  community science center.

The conceptual plan developed by the Exploratorium, a popular science center in San Fransisco, was delivered several weeks ago and was reviewed by the local stakeholders team Tuesday, July 21. 


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