• 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.
  • 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.
  • Rustic Knead baker Vonita Cruz works with some dough in the kitchen of the business Jan. 9 in Lemont. Rustic Knead is owned by Homer Glen natives Robert and Richard Kruczak. Photos by Thomas Czaja/22nd Century Media

    Homer Glen natives grow Rustic Knead in Lemont

    January 16, 2019 By Thomas Czaja, Editor Life & Arts, Living
    When Homer Glen natives and brothers Robert and Richard Kruczak first opened Rustic Knead on July 1, 2015, they came into the community of Lemont with their business to test their product and concept there.
  • Spread the love in the annual Valentine’s Day Coloring Contest

    January 16, 2019 By Bill Jones, Managing Editor Life & Arts, The Arts
    We [heart] you. As much as our editorial team hates to admit it, there are some things that simply are not conveyed quite as well by words.
  • 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.