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Christmas night vandals deface Homewood’s downtown

[Update Dec. 30: Police announce arrests in the case.]

On Christmas night, at least two people spray-painted graffiti on a home, utility boxes and multiple businesses in Homewood along Morris Avenue, Martin Avenue, Ridge Road and 183rd Street, according to Homewood police.

Sometime after 10 p.m. on Dec. 25, the offenders sprayed white scribbles and lettering on a residence in the 18300 block of Morris Avenue, utility boxes in the 18100 block of Martin Avenue and businesses along Ridge Road and 183rd Street.

Let the holidays begin! The 2018 Chronicle Holiday Guide calendar

Throughout the month of December, the Homewood-Flossmoor community comes together in dozens of ways to celebrate the holiday season. Let the Chronicle’s calendar be your guide!

Mayor’s Arctic Dip will remember Hofeld’s fall, benefit humane society

In a tongue-in-check homage to Homewood Mayor Richard Hofeld's harrowing plunge into an icy Izaak Walton lake, the village will host the Mayor’s Arctic Dip to benefit the South Suburban Humane Society on Jan. 12.

H-F hosts Transition Resource Fair for students, young adults with disabilities

Homewood-Flossmoor High School invites all area students and young adults with disabilities and their families to its inaugural Transition Resource Fair, on Tuesday, April 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the gym in the South Building, 999 Kedzie Ave. in Flossmoor. 
 

Homewood trustees consider taking a stance on proposed Glenwood power plant

It is rare for Homewood village officials to take a position on issues facing another local government body, but the board of trustees will have an opportunity this week to make an exception in the case of a proposed power plant in Glenwood. At the board's regular meeting Tuesday, trustees will consider a resolution that states the village does not support the plant and encourages Glenwood village government to reconsider approval of it.

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