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'Hate' forum promotes thoughtful conversation for H-F residents

Local residents filled Flossmoor’s Village Hall on July 16, when the Anti-Defamation League hosted "The State of Hate," an event to discuss national trends in hate speech, and examine the local impact. 
 

2020 Census meeting Aug. 5

U.S. Representative Robin Kelly, D-Ill., is hosting a program on the upcoming 2020 U.S. Census at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, at the Country Club Hills city hall, 4200 W. 183rd St.
 
“An accurate census is so important for our state and our district. Without a fair and accurate census, Illinois could lose out on billions of dollars in federal spending,” said Kelly, who represents Homewood and Flossmoor in Congress.
 

Forever Yogurt celebrates five years of serving frozen treats in Homewood

This month marks five years for the Forever Yogurt self-serve frozen yogurt shop located in the Cherry Creek Shopping Center in Homewood. Josette Fourte of Homewood, who owns the franchise with her husband, Kevin, admits that she’s not a fan of traditional yogurt.

Public hearing for new TIF district in Homewood set for Tuesday

The Village of Homewood will host a public hearing at 7 p.m. Tuesday to provide information and invite comment about a proposed tax increment finance district on the site of the former Bogart's Charhouse. The hearing will include a report from the Joint Review Board, which includes representative from other taxing bodies that would be affected by the TIF district; an overview of the TIF plan; and time for public comment. 

 

Police to conduct drill Thursday at Willow School in Homewood

Homewood officials urge residents near Willow School in Homewood not to call 911 if they see police presence in the area on Thursday morning.

The Homewood Police Department, in cooperation with School District 153, will conduct a critical incident drill from 8 a.m. to noon on Thursday, July 25, at the school, 1804 Willow Road.

Homewood police units will respond to a staged incident with assistance from neighboring law enforcement agencies.

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