• A rabid bat was discovered June 12 on the driveway of a Homer Glen home. It is the fourth bat that tested positive for rabies in Will County this year.

    Bat found on Homer Glen driveway tests positive for rabies

    June 19, 2018 By Thomas Czaja, Editor News, Community
    A bat found June 12 on the driveway of a Homer Glen home has tested positive for rabies, bringing the total number of rabid bats in Will County this year to four, according to a June 18 press release from the Will County Health Department.
  • “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek (left) stands with contestant and Homer Glen resident John Fassola during Fassola’s appearance on the game show. Fassola’s episode aired June 8. Photos courtesy of Jeopardy! Productions Inc.

    Homer Glen resident featured as contestant on ‘Jeopardy!’

    June 18, 2018 By Thomas Czaja, Editor News, Community
    It was about a year before he received the phone call. When Homer Glen resident John Fassola eventually got the call out of the blue that told him he was picked and needed to be available on a certain date for taping, he was ecstatic and pleasantly surprised.
  • Homer Glen resident Danelle Sowatzke admires a plant Saturday, June 16, during the Homer Glen Junior Woman’s Club’s garden walk that featured six distinct gardens in the community. Photos by Mary Compton/22nd Century Media

    Woman’s Club’s first garden walk stops at six different yards

    June 21, 2018 By Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    From saving the bees to walking through a fairy wonderland, the Homer Glen Junior Woman’s Club first garden walk was a success.
  • Village Board: New member for Plan Commission named, committee lists approved

    June 18, 2018 By Jessie Molloy, Freelance Reporter News, Village
    The Homer Glen Village Board appointed a new member to the Plan Commission and established the members of several other committees at its June 13 meeting.
  • Joey Zubek works on his agility June 13 during the Porter Football Youth Summer Skills Camp held at LTHS’s East Campus. Photos by Adam Jomant/22nd Century Media

    Youth players get a taste of Porter football at camp

    June 18, 2018 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, Youth
    Lockport Township High School football coach Dan Starkey has had plenty of success in his time as head coach at three different schools.