Woman injured during car theft Sunday night (free content)

November 29, 2021 - 19:02

A woman suffered minor injuries Sunday night when she was struck by a vehicle while chasing her own vehicle as it was being driven off by a thief.

Police responded to the 18200 block of Halsted Street at about 9:50 p.m. The victim was seen by Homewood Fire Department paramedics for minor injuries from being struck by the vehicle and refused further treatment, police said.

Women's group gives $20,000 to improve education on kidney disease

November 28, 2021 - 10:25

A special $20,000 grant from the Central Area of The Links, Inc., part of a national organization of professional women of color, is helping to boost an effort in the South Suburbs to share information on kidney disease.

The Black Kidney Awareness Resources and Education (KARE) project is being directed by the South Suburban Chicago chapter of Links.

H-F board accepts two bids for work on softball, baseball fields

November 28, 2021 - 09:25

The District 233 school board met in special session Wednesday, Nov. 24, to approve two bids for work on the Homewood-Flossmoor High School baseball and softball fields.

The board approved a contract with Chicago Heights Construction for $784,215. This covers site clearing, excavation and preparation, including a new underdrain system, concrete curbing and new fencing for installation of new infield synthetic turf at the softball and baseball fields.


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