Homewood police investigate report of shots fired early Sunday

October 24, 2021 - 17:09
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Homewood Police Officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 18500 block of May Street shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 24.

Officers discovered that one residence had been damaged. Detectives located shell casings in the area. No one was injured. The investigation is ongoing.

Police urge anyone who may have information about this incident to contact the Homewood Police Department Criminal Investigations Unit at 708-206-3420.

Governor announces statewide campaign to increase COVID-19 booster rates among older residents

October 23, 2021 - 22:12
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Millions of Illinoisans soon will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination booster shot and in the coming weeks, Governor JB Pritzker and Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike today announced a statewide effort to increase uptake rates.

You Matter 2 offers frights, continues the fight against famine with fifth We Scare Hunger Trail

October 22, 2021 - 22:25
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You Matter 2 gave Flossmoor-area residents a few good scares this past weekend, and the price of admission was support for a good cause.

The organization’s We Scare Hunger Trail was held the evening of Saturday, Oct. 16, at Flossmoor Community Church. Admission for the haunted attraction was four or more nonperishable food items per person or $5. All proceeds benefit Respond Now of Chicago Heights.

Flossmoor Community Church pivots from its usual events to Good Gourd fall party

October 22, 2021 - 22:22
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“It’s awesome.”

That is how Peter Matushek of Homewood described the Good Gourd fall party while dancing with his daughter Romy to the honky-tonk sounds of The New Heartaches on Saturday, Oct. 16, outside of the Flossmoor Community House. The party was a first for Flossmoor Community Church, which pivoted from its usual Community House fest in the summer and indoor talent show in November amid ongoing concerns about COVID-19.

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