Services for Fr. Sayers set for Monday

Fr. James Sayers

The Parish of St. Joseph will conduct funeral services for Pastor Emeritus Rev. James Sayers at a 7 p.m. Mass on Monday, Dec. 15.

Neil MacCormack spots unique snowflake decoration

Neil MacCormack, left, accepts a coupon Saturday, Dec. 13,
for an egg roll at Eat Rice and a business card from
Homewood Mayor Rich Hofeld. McCormack, 10, spotted
the unique snowflake decoration on one of downtown

Homewood trustees object to appearance of proposed commercial building on Halsted Street

A design for a proposed commercial building on Halsted Street was sent back to the drawing board Tuesday, Dec. 9, after two trustees and Village President Richard Hofeld expressed dissatisfaction with its appearance.

Flossmoor police arrest local man for drug sales near school

A Flossmoor man is facing four felony charges following his arrest for allegedly selling cannabis from his home, less than 300 feet from Heather Hill School.

Nationally renowned storytellers on Homewood Stories program Dec. 16

The lineup at Homewood Stories Tuesday, Dec. 16, includes some nationally renowned storytellers, according to host Karen O'Donnell.

Beth Horner

A cure for dentophobia: True stories and famous fudge

Karen O'Donnell came to storytelling from what might seem an unlikely place. 


But she was always a rather unique dentist.

Final plan for Martin Avenue streetscape wins praise, but question arises about funding

The final plan for the $1.2 million Martin Avenue Public Space project took a step forward Tuesday, Dec. 9, when Homewood trustees unanimously approved the proposal. However, a question about tax increment financing cast some doubt on its future.

Member of 1994 championship team helps Homewood honor 2014 Vikings football team

Adam Lewandowski knows what it takes to win in football. He was a member of the 1994 state champion Homewood-Flossmoor High School  football team, so Village President Richard Hofeld thought it would be fitting for Lewandowski to present the proclamation honoring the 2014 Vikings.

Quick look: Homewood trustees approve Martin Avenue plan, funding question raised

A quick look at the Homewood Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday, Dec. 9:


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