Vehicle taken in carjacking recovered in Harvey

A vehicle stolen on Oct. 16 in a carjacking incident has been recovered, according to Homewood police.

The vehicle was taken from a residence in the 17600 block of Briar Avenue after three assailants attacked the vehicle's owner and demanded the keys.

The 2012 Honda Civic was recovered in Harvey on Wednesday, Oct. 17, according to Homewood police. The vehicle was unoccupied when it was found and was not significantly damaged.

Getting better reception

It took a crane for T-Mobile crews to reach the top of the
  water tower behind village hall on Monday, Oct. 15.
  They were making modifications to an antenna.

Homewood students meeting expectations on standardized reading, math tests

Homewood District 153’s fourth graders have shown consistent progress on standardized reading and math tests that officials say coincides with recent curriculum changes, and students’ scores overall show they are meeting expectations in these core subjects.
 
Midwest Analytics and Education LLC consultants shared STAR (Standardized Testing and Reporting) assessment data with the school board Tuesday, Oct. 16.
 

H-F High School’s fall musical ‘Chicago’ set for Nov. 9 and 10

The razzle-dazzle musical “Chicago” will be performed by Homewood-Flossmoor High School theater and music students at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 9, and 10 in the Mall Auditorium.
 
This high school edition of the Broadway production is recommended for ages 13 and up.
 

Cancer Support Center's remodeled Homewood space is rededicated on Thursday

The Cancer Support Center is inviting participants, volunteers, donors and community members to a rededication on Thursday, Oct. 25, of the newly remodeled Homewood location, 2028 Elm Road.
 
The 6 to 8 p.m. event also includes an art show of work by Cancer Support Center participants and a newly created video.
 

New citizen action committee forms in Flossmoor

With a solid turnout at its first meeting to gauge interest, a new citizen action committee called Flossmoor’s Future is moving forward with plans to coalesce residents’ energy and ideas into positive action for the village.
 

Man beaten, robbed in carjacking at his home

Homewood police are investigating a Tuesday night carjacking on the village’s north end.

According to a media release from the Homewood Police Department, officers responded to a report of a carjacking at 9:33 p.m. Oct. 16 in the 17600 block of Briar Ave.

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