Penny Greep, 9, ace bibliophile of Homewood, forms a book club, the first for Bookie's Homewood store. ComEd moves power lines on Park Avenue, a prerequisite to the renovation work on the west side of the Homewood train station, and John Beele gets more signatures on his Iwo Jima veterans flag.
People serving in the military still need legal services, and one Homewood attorney was there for them for 27 years. Homewood Village Attorney Chris Cummings retired in December 2017 as a colonel from the Judge Advocate General Corps of the United States Army Reserve.
The cold winds of winter will soon be here, but thanks to knitters in the Hands from the Heartland group, area homeless veterans will be better protected. [Updated Nov. 13]
To honor those who have served in our nation’s armed forces, state Rep. Anthony DeLuca, D-Chicago Heights, is hosting a free Veterans’ Appreciation Picnic on Friday, July 10, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, 19101 Halsted St. in Glenwood.
It rained on Homewood's parade, but it could not rain out Homewood's parade. The annual Memorial Day parade went on as planned, and the route was crowded with people. And umbrellas. (With video of the band and choir performances. Updated May 28.)
Veterans were drawn to the Homewood Public Library Saturday for the first Veterans Benefits Fair to gather information and learn from 15 organizations.