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The Megaplex that sits at 15301 S. Bell Road in Homer Glen houses all sorts of athletic activity, and since July, has been quite the cheerful place.

That’s because Megan Picard and Patrick Williams have created Reign Allstar Cheer and Tumbling, a new business dedicated to cheerleading and tumbling in their own family-friendly way.  

The duo has found quick success with the undertaking, as they had three teams of cheerleaders all finish in first place at the Holiday Classic in DeKalb on Dec. 6 and 7 — the business’ first competition. 

Thomas Czaja

Homer Glen, a magical vacation destination? Absolutely, said David Swanson. 

Swanson, a Lockport resident with cerebral palsy, is among the throngs of campers who, for 68 years, have called Shady Oaks Camp in Homer Glen their summer “home away from home.”

A safari-themed open house was held July 19, featuring food, entertainment and a special performance by Shady Oaks campers and staff.

Thomas Czaja
In the aftermath of a heated election season, 4 Homer Township reigned supreme. The 4 Homer Township slate swept the Feb. 28 Consolidated Republican Primary, and it repeated its dominance in the April 4 Consolidated Election, again seeing all of its candidates win.
Thomas Czaja
A lot can happen in the course of a day. Friendships form, memories are created and beautiful music is materialized from the hard work, dedication and talents of many individuals working toward one common goal.
Brittany Kapa
Encouraging young athletes to, “Be Fierce. Be Brilliant. Be Platinum!,” Platinum Cheer Association is gearing up for its first year of competitive cheerleading.
Jacquelyn Schlabach
After three separate hearings, the Homer Township Officers Electoral Board has made a decision: Marcela Cuevas, a candidate for clerk in the upcoming April 4, 2017 Consolidated Election, is off the ballot. The board met for the third time Thursday, Jan. 19 to announce its decision to sustain the objection filed by Renea Wojnowski, a resident of Lockport and Homer Township, that stated Cuevas was not eligible to run for the office of Township clerk at the time she filed her candidacy paperwork.
Thomas Czaja
A body found in the Des Plaines River Friday, April 13, is that of a Lockport man missing since March 21, according to the Will County Coroner's Office.
Lauren Finkler
Try to imagine being a firefighter rushing into a burning house while wearing worn-out boots and using an air tank that works only half the time. Or being a police officer responding to a call of shots fired without a bulletproof jacket.
Max Lapthorne
Doctors in Homer Glen and Joliet said they were scammed over the phone Nov. 7 by someone identifying themselves as Sgt. Perry from the Will County Sheriff's Office, according to a press release issued the same day by Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Kathy Hoffmeyer.
Thomas Czaja
A former Providence Catholic High School student has come forward to allege he was sexually abused by longtime Providence President Father Richard J. McGrath.
Thomas Czaja

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