• A recent view of the nature-based play area in the Active Core section of Heritage Park that is not yet currently open to the public. The Village Board approved schematic design services at its Jan. 9 meeting for future phases of the park while work on the Active Core continues. Photo submitted

    Village Board: Approval given for planning future phases of Heritage Park

    January 15, 2019 By Jessie Molloy, Freelance Reporter News, Village
    The Homer Glen Village Board held its first meeting of 2019 on Jan. 9 and approved the next steps in planning future phases of Heritage Park, as well as new traffic calming measures.
  • Austin Mastela will after further education be assigned to a ship and be part of the Naval Supply Corps. Photos submitted

    Homer native continues naval officer education

    January 14, 2019 By Bella Zarlengo, Editorial Intern News, Community
    Austin Mastela comes from a military family. His father, grandfather and great uncle all spent time serving their country in the United States Navy.
  • Homer 33C takes precautions in suspected mumps case at Goodings Grove

    January 11, 2019 By Thomas Czaja, Editor News, Breaking, School
    A letter dated Jan. 9 was sent to Homer Community Consolidated School District 33C parents in regard to a suspected mumps case at Goodings Grove School.
  • Angela Lynn (left), a bell-ringer for the Salvation Army benefitting the Blue Island Corps Community Center, stands with Homer Glen resident Jaimie Leikel-Kadlub Dec. 21 outside of the Jewel-Osco in Homer Glen, where Lynn rang her bell and warmly greeted customers for more than a month during the holiday season. Photos submitted

    Salvation Army bell-ringer gets gifts for bringing joy to Homer

    January 8, 2019 By Bella Zarlengo, Editorial Intern Life & Arts, Living
    After bringing holiday cheer to the community, one woman overflowing with warmth recently saw her outpouring of kindness reciprocated.
  • Police Reports: Front, rear driver’s side windows reportedly shattered on vehicle parked in street

    January 7, 2019 By Staff Report News, Police-Fire
    The front and rear driver’s side windows were shattered on a vehicle that was parked Dec. 22 on the street in the 13000 block of W. Doral Lane, police said. Nothing was reported missing inside.

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