Chocolate tart wins Homewood Chocolate Fest Bake-off

Four entries were winners of the Homewood Chocolate Fest Bake-off, but in a sense, everyone was a winner who likes good chocolate and a fun family event. 

On the agenda: Homewood trustees to consider restoring the amusement tax rate and three business measures

At the regular meeting of Homewood trustees Tuesday, Feb. 24, the board will consider returning the village amusement tax to its original rate and will vote on a special use permit for a foot massage service on Dixie Highway. 

Police Reports: Jan. 16, 2015

62 calls: Traffic Stop (30), Barking Dog (1), Disabled Vehicle (1), Burglar Alarm (5), Assist Other Agency (2), Assist Fire Dept. (7), Domestic Disturbance (3), Retail Theft (2), Check Well Being (2), Hit & Run (2), Lockout (3), Unwanted Subject (1), Dispute (1), Traffic Accident with Damage (1), Disturbance (1)

Rauner budget plan would trim Flossmoor revenues by $468,000

Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposed state budget for the upcoming fiscal year would cut Flossmoor’s municipal revenues by $468,000.

St. Joe’s Lenten Fish Fry opens Friday

The Athletic Association at the Parish of St. Joseph in Homewood is opening its traditional Lenten Fish Fry on Friday, Feb. 20, in the school gym, 17951 Dixie Highway.  Dinners are served from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Dinner includes all-you-can-eat Alaskan Pollack fish, curly fries, coleslaw, roll and dessert. Or try the catfish nugget dinner or eight-piece shrimp dinner served with coleslaw and dessert.


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