Metra: New plan would address most Homewood train station problems

A plan to renovate and reshape the Homewood train station, unveiled at a public meeting Monday, was met with generally positive reviews from residents and village officials.

Chicago Heights police sued after 2016 police chase that ended in Homewood

A police chase that began in Chicago Heights and ended in Homewood last August has resulted in a lawsuit.

A complaint filed with the Cook County Circuit Court last month lists 13 Chicago Heights police officers as defendants. The Leland Grove law firm filed the complaint on behalf of Flossmoor residents Ian and Leslie Bobb. Ian Bobb was seriously injured in a crash that resulted from the chase.

The incident took place on Aug. 19, 2016.

Flossmoor road report raises questions on maintaining streets

Flossmoor officials consider the best street maintenance strategy after receiving report on street conditions.

Davis visits village hall, discusses state budget and local issues

State Rep. Will Davis, D-Homewood, visited Homewood village hall on Saturday to meet with constituents during Mayor Richard Hofeld's weekly office hours.

Tawny Smith, Davis' staff person for the 30th District, said of the handful of constituents who met with the legislator, the first question from each was about the budget.

Homewood Library staffer wins national Spectrum Scholarship

Homewood Public Library paraprofessional Kelly Campos has been selected one of 61 national winners of the Spectrum Scholarship.

Chevrolet of Homewood supports troops at annual BBQ event

Members of the United States Army and Marine Corps will land at Chevrolet of Homewood on Saturday, July 15, for the annual “BBQ for the Troops” event.
The fundraising event for the USO takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the dealership, 18033 S. Halsted St. in Homewood. It is sponsored by the USO and Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA).  CATA hosts the annual Chicago Auto Show at the McCormick Place. 

Two Flossmoor originals show off character, charm of 1903 homes

The California city of San Francisco may brag about its famous row of “Painted Ladies” homes, but the Village of Flossmoor has its own bragging rights with the presence of two historic “Grand Ol’ Dames” on Sterling Avenue.

Flossmoor Community Church celebrates nine decades with spirit of inclusion

This year marks the 90th anniversary of FCC. The church is what many would consider an ideal model of what a church should be ― one that offers education, provides a place to practice the values of faith and service and helps those in need.


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