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The annual Lockport Township High School Variety Show hit the stage at East Campus Feb. 7 and 9, featuring more than 30 acts. The event intends to serves as a fundraiser for the theater department, but is also a way for students to have an outlet for their creativity.
Erin Redmond

Cross of Glory Lutheran Church (14719 W. 163rd St., Homer Glen) 

Worship Service

9:30 a.m. Sundays, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. 

Parishioners may use the nursery for their children up to age 3 during services. There is a Kids Klub for children in grades 4-5 during the service. 

 

Jacquelyn Schlabach
When Heather Meskimen wished for money for her 40th birthday Thursday, May 5, she did not want to keep it for herself. Meskimen, a teacher at Independence Junior High School, started a fundraising effort called “The 40 Project,” with the intent of donating the proceeds to the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Skokie.
Max Lapthorne
Hadley Middle School teacher and musician Joe Cernak loves to challenge his students to work creatively on projects that interest them.
Jacquelyn Schlabach

TLC Animal Shelter, Homer Glen 

Coby is a whippet and hound mix in need of a home. He is about 1-year-old, good with children and good with other dogs. He is housebroken and sweet. He has beautiful brindle markings. To see more of him, visit tlcanimalshelter.org or go to the Tender Loving Care Facebook page. You can stop by the shelter to see him at 13016 W. 151st St., Homer Glen. You may also call for more information at (708) 301-1594.

Max Lapthorne
The Polar Plunge in Joliet can still be a daunting challenge even with an unseasonably warm winter with little snow, but according to one group from Homer Jr. High School, that is not the case.
Erin Redmond

Young visitors to the Homer Township Public Library and their parents got to go to “Frosty’s Winter Wonderland” on Dec. 8 through a special holiday performance by Dave Herzog and his Marionettes.

The hour-long puppet show featured holiday music and a colorful cast of sixteen holiday-themed puppets including Frosty the Snowman, Jack Frost, Santa Claus, a figure skating nutcracker, and, a favorite amongst the children, George — an elk with a stuffy nose who is tired of being mistaken for Rudolph. 

Max Lapthorne

The Lincoln-Way Central boys bowling team is young this season. 

Coming into their recent match, the Knights were looking to prove that they could compete at a high level consistently.

In a match against Lockport Township, which took place Nov. 9 at Laraway Lanes in New Lenox, they would deliver, beating the Porters in two games by total scores of 1,014-918 and 1,099-900.

Erin Redmond
The event of Pascha (Easter), the resurrection from the dead of Jesus Christ, does not end on Pascha evening.
Jacquelyn Schlabach

This past week, we announced the return of 22nd Century Media’s annual Valentine’s Day Coloring Contest.

This week, we simply remind you that you have but one week left to enter.

Here is the gist of it: In honor of Valentine’s Day Sunday, Feb. 14, The Homer Horizon is asking children ages 3-12 to participate in our annual expression of love by sending us decorated valentines to send to American soldiers and/or veterans.

Max Lapthorne

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