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Albeit a few minor details, the corporate headquarters of Richards Building Supply, located at 12070 W. 159th St. in Homer Glen, are complete. This month, 50 upper management employees moved into the sleek, well-lit office, and on Wednesday, Oct. 22, the Homer Township Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony to welcome the business to the community.

Thomas Czaja

‘Time for a new outlook’ 

Dear Editor,

I would like to address the comments attributed to Mayor [Jim Daley] in the Jan. 8 [Homer Horizon] article “No shortage of write-ins on Homer Glen election ballot,” as well as his comments in a Dec. 24 Southtown Star article (“Ballot battle leads to Feb. 24 primary election in Homer Glen”), in which Daley said none of the write-in candidates have any interest in being on the ballot.

Thomas Czaja
People entering the real estate market in Lockport will now have a fresh, new option for their home search following the grand opening of Realtopia Real Estate last week.
Jacquelyn Schlabach
Homer Glen resident Robert Szajkovics has decorated the exterior of his home and property once again with a multi-colored, dazzling display of Christmas lights and figures.
Jacquelyn Schlabach

Six people were injured after a bus and vehicle collided Thursday, April 28, near the intersection of Victoria Crossing Drive and Cedar Road in Lockport.

Roughly 40 students were on a Homer Community Consolidated School District 33C bus when the crash occurred, according to Lockport Deputy Police Chief Ron Huff. The bus was on Victoria Crossing Drive at approximately 2:20 p.m., when a vehicle failed to yield and pulled out in front of the bus, Huff said.

The bus reportedly then struck the car and went into the ditch.

Thomas Czaja

According to a police report from the Will County Sheriff’s Office, Jacob M. Roede, 19, of 13154 W. Stonewood Drive in Homer Glen, was charged with resisting a police officer on June 14 at Enzo’s Pizzeria at 13001 W. 143rd St. in Homer Glen.

June 13


• Jose Francisco Escamilla, 47, of 3750 Jonathan Simpson Drive in Joliet, was allegedly cited for driving at W. 151st St. and Arboretum Drive while his license was suspended.

June 10

Amanda Jarzynski

A residential structure fire the morning of Aug. 31 “significantly” damaged a two-story home on the southern border of Homer Glen, according to a press release issued the same day by the New Lenox Fire Protection District.

Firefighters reportedly were dispatched at 2:16 a.m. Aug. 31 with a report of a structure fire in the 13000 block of W. 184th Place — a Mokena mailing area that falls under unincorporated New Lenox Township.

Danielle Tabor

While some choose winter as the ideal time to travel to tropical locales, where they can catch some sun and peace of mind, Homer Glen native Angela Domenico has a different approach. 

Indeed, the 22-year-old was proudly sporting her bikini on Saturday, Jan. 31, but she didn’t have sand beneath her toes or a fruity drink in hand; instead, she was faced with the powdery white landscape of St. Germain, Wisconsin, where the Knockers Pizza Company Bikini Run and other related activities were held.

Lauren Finkler
After setbacks, HellsGate Haunted House is now scheduled to open Oct. 6 in Lockport.
Kirsten Onsgard

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