Joyce, DeLuca to host Secretary of State mobile unit event in Chicago Heights

September 17, 2020 - 19:41

Motorists who have been unable to visit a driver services facility to renew their driver’s licenses and purchase vehicle stickers will be able to attend a free mobile unit event, sponsored by state Sen. Patrick Joyce (D-Essex) and state Rep. Anthony DeLuca (D-Chicago Heights) in partnership with the Illinois Secretary of State’s office. 

Food drive at St. Joseph on Sept. 26

September 17, 2020 - 19:39

St. Joseph Church is hosting a food donation drive on Saturday, Sept. 26, for the “Neighbors in Need” program sponsored by Catholic Charities.

Donations of food will be accepted from 9 to noon in the church’s north parking lot at 17951 Dixie Highway in Homewood. This will be a “pop-the-trunk” drive that will not require any direct contact between volunteers and donors.

Homewood approves new contract with public works union

September 16, 2020 - 20:58

The Homewood village board approved a new collective bargaining agreement with a municipal employees union at its Sept. 8 meeting.

The village’s new contract, for Department of Public Works employees represented by the local chapter of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, is for a term of five years. The last contract ended May 1, 2020 and the new one will expire April 30, 2025.


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