The Drama Group production of 'Hairspray' begins May 1

On May 1, under the direction of Charlie Misovye, the legendary Drama Group brings Tracy and the 2002 multi-Tony Award Broadway blockbuster, “Hairspray,” to life on the Bloom Auditorium Theatre for three weekend performances.

Homewood trustees agree to sell portion of 175th Street to enable Menards expansion

Homewood trustees unanimously approved two measures Tuesday that are designed to enable Menards to expand its store on Halsted Street — and remain in Homewood.

Hazel Crest man charged with ammunition possession

A Hazel Crest man was arrested shortly after 6 p.m. Friday after Homewood police received reports of a man looking into cars at McDonald's restaurant at 3132 183rd St.

Terry Dingle, 25, of the 18100 block of Kedzie, was charged with illegal possession of ammunition and resisting a peace officer, according to a Homewood police report.

Young and old enjoy tall tales of renowned storytellers

Award-winning storytellers Bill Lepp and Andy Offutt Irwin proved great stories are not confined to books at the Homewood Public Library as they weaved tales for a delighted audience at an April 20 program. 

Years of planning led to Meijer groundbreaking, officials say

Tuesday’s groundbreaking for the Meijer superstore was heralded as the beginning of a new commercial partnership and also the culmination of a six-year effort to bring the Michigan-based retailer to Flossmoor.


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