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It all started with a struggle to find a place to eat. Though Kevin Vo had a variety of restaurant selections to choose from in Homer Glen, he realized that he missed the cuisine of his native country, so he decided to open his own restaurant.
Erin Redmond
The move of the historic New Lenox Metra depot was pushed to Wednesday, Aug. 15, to further coordinate the complex, five-mile trek and to notify affected homes and businesses along the way of a short power outage.
Jacquelyn Schlabach

The grass is always greener on the side of hard work and gumption — just ask Lockport teenagers Alex Simikoski and Charlie McCulley. Simikoski, 17, and McCulley, 16, once the neighborhood go-to for a quick mow, are now the proprietors of Smart Lawns – a successful Lockport-based lawn care and landscape business. 

The idea to mow lawns was hatched while the boys were still in grade school, and looking to make some quick pocket money. 

Thomas Czaja
A 38-year-old New Lenox man was arrested Monday, May 14, for vandalizing the New Lenox Metra station near the intersection of Lincoln Highway and Church Street.
Thomas Czaja

As in the past, The Homer Horizon newspaper is asking for your help in renewing its special class of mail that enables free delivery of an award-winning newspaper to your Homer Glen home or business every single week.

The Horizon can better control its postal costs with priority service because of this important designation by the U.S. Postal Service.

Jacquelyn Schlabach
A Homer Glen man was reportedly found dead the morning of Saturday, Sept. 2, after he “sustained multiple injuries due to a fall from heights.”
Thomas Czaja
The Village of Homer Glen Electoral Board held a meeting Friday, Dec. 7, to address objections made by a resident against two candidates who will be running for spots this spring on the Village Board.
Jacquelyn Schlabach

This year, we wanted spontaneity in our Vacation Photo Contest. We wanted photos, taken quickly, of people having spur-of-the-moment fun, and we wanted them sent to us posthaste.

And area residents delivered, bombarding us with their best vacation photos over the course of just a few days.

Amanda Jarzynski

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
A Homer Glen woman who had been missing since Monday, April 2, has been found, according to a Facebook post from the woman's daughter.
Thomas Czaja

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