• Air Force veteran Debra Ghalam (right) shops with Will County Sheriff’s Deputy Marco Villalobos during the Heroes Helping Heroes event Dec. 4 at the Meijer in Homer Glen. Photos by Jacquelyn Schlabach/22nd Century Media

    Homer Meijer donates more than $6,000 to 35 military families

    December 11, 2018 By Jacquelyn Schlabach, Assistant Editor News
    The Meijer in Homer Glen was all smiles, tears of joy and community bonding Dec. 4 as veterans, their children and spouses were shown appreciation for their service and dedication to our country with an unforgettable gift.
  • Santa Claus waves to attendees at Homer for the Holidays Saturday, Dec. 1, at Village Hall in Homer Glen. Photos by Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    Homer for the Holidays features tree lighting, Santa, more

    December 3, 2018 By Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter News, Community
    Village Hall transformed into the North Pole recently as families enjoyed crafts, choirs and Christmas cheer during Homer for the Holidays.
  • Homer Glen resident Beth Sadler is working with Watts of Love, a nonprofit organization that provides renewable light sources to families living in extreme poverty around the world, as part of a global outreach practicum in her pursuit of a master’s degree. One of the lights Watts of Love gives is a headlamp, shown here being worn by a child. Kevin Kuster/Watts of Love

    Homer woman works with nonprofit to provide solar lights for poverty-stricken areas

    December 5, 2018 By Thomas Czaja, Editor News
    A local woman quickly found a way to help bring light to those who need it most.
  • Police Reports: Vehicle reportedly gouged, has profanity written with sharp object

    November 30, 2018 By Staff Report News, Police-Fire
    A sharp object was reportedly used to put a continuous, deep gouge throughout a vehicle, including a profanity on its hood, on Nov. 19 in the 13000 block of S. Monaghan Road. All the tires were also deflated, police said.
  • Matthew Schudt, 7, paints a St. Nicholas ornament during the Christmas in the Prairie event Saturday, Dec. 1, at Annunciation Byzantine Catholic Church in Homer Glen. Photos by Megan Schuller/22nd Century Media

    Story of St. Nicholas told at Annunciation Byzantine

    December 4, 2018 By Megan Schuller, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    Many think of St. Nicholas as a jolly old man with a white beard in his traditional Christmas suit lugging a big bag of presents down the chimney.



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