Frigid weather breaks water mains, threatens emergency operations

  Crews work on a broken water main Saturday, Jan. 6, 
  on Dixie Highway in Homewood.
(Photo by Eric 
  Crump/H-F Chronicle)

Local Jewish, Muslim congregations begin collaboration

For many, the assumption is Jews and Muslims don’t get along. Members of two local congregations, however, are defying that stereotype in the interest of social service. In 2016, the life paths of three men of Jewish and Muslim faiths came together, and they have formed a partnership based on service.

The future turns to technology: H-F prepares students for a skilled workforce

H-F’s automotive classes are offered through the school’s Industrial Technology program. There are also multi-year sequences in engineering, manufacturing and welding. All are designed to teach valuable, 21st century skills for a rapidly changing workplace.

Homewood man to have kidney transplant thanks to running buddy

On Jan. 9, 2017, Mike Blake of New Lenox was being tested to see if he might be a candidate for donating one of his kidneys to his running buddy, Richard Matula of Homewood. On Jan. 9, 2018, Blake and Matula will enter the hospital and by the end of the day, Blake will be down one kidney and Matula will receive the transplant he needs to deal with his body’s dwindling kidney function due to a heredity disease.

Panel of Homewood mayors to kick off 125th anniversary celebration

Homewood will celebrate its 125th anniversary in 2018, and the first event will be a look at recent village history from the perspective of three civic leaders, Mayor Richard Hofeld and former mayors John Doody and Andrew Lindstrom. 

Hidden Manna to bring southern style to Homewood diners

With the new year, Homewood will be getting a new restaurant, adding a Cajun/Creole flavor to the village's dining repertoire. On Thursday, Jan. 11, Hidden Manna is expected to open at 17949 Halsted St.

Homewood trustees' agenda includes requests for special use permit, stop sign installation

At the regular board meeting Tuesday Homewood trustees will witness four new employees take the oath of office and will consider a request for installation of a four-way stop at a residential intersection and a request for a day care center special use permit.

The board meets at 7:30 p.m. in village hall, 2020 Chestnut Road. 

Three new officers will officially join the Homewood Police Department: Nicholas Camilli, Thomas Rodeghier and Timothy Rosenberg. 

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