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Homewood Chevy Announces Christmas Car Giveaway

Steve Phillipos, President of Chevrolet of Homewood, and Ja'Mal Green, founder of Majostee Allstars, stood in front of the new Chevrolet Sonic that will be given away on Dec. 24 to film a promotional video about the third annual holiday car give away. Homewood Chevy Announces Christmas Car Giveawa

THECHICAGOCITIZEN.COM - 2017-11-22 18:07:21

Homewood Police Department entrance project nearly done

The monument to the memory of Paul Buckley has a new home on the southwest corner of a courtyard in front of the Homewood Police Department. Buckley died in 1920, the first and only Homewood officers to be killed in the line of duty, according to "Homewood Through the Years," by Jim

HFCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-11-22 08:33:00

INSIDE BACK COVER Homewood Newsletter

When "That will never happen to me" happens. Tom Luscombe, Agent 920 West 175th Street Homewood, IL 60430 Bus: 708-365-5222 tom@luscombe.com I'm ready to help. There's never a good time for an accident to happen. But when it does, you can count on me to be there quickly so you can get your life bac

NWI.COM - 2017-11-21 07:07:19

Bremen HS Marching Band Ends Season on a High Note

The Bremen High School Marching Band recently ended their competitive season earning 3rd place in their class at the Metamora Marching Invitational, in Metamora, IL. where they have competed for the last 12 years. The Metamora Marching Invitational that has an excellent well-rounded panel of adjudic

PATCH - 2017-11-22 15:42:23

Sobczak to be part of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Bryan Sobczak is in New York this week preparing for the 91st annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Sobczak is part of Macy's Great American Marching Band. Sobczak, 16, is a junior at Merrillville High School. He is the son of Kristine and John Sobczak, of Merrillville Sobczak learned about the par

NWI.COM - 2017-11-21 15:45:00

Outlaws, Jeremy Boshears And A New Lenox Township Woman's Murder

The filing of first-degree murder charges against 32-year-old Jeremy Boshears, a regular patron at Woody's Bar and a member of the Joliet Outlaws motorcycle club, has sparked spirited discussion over the past couple of days on social media. Boshears, a former resident of Joliet and New Lenox, was ta

PATCH - 2017-11-21 07:36:30

Hammond boy, 9, dies following crash in Calumet City

CALUMET CITY - A 9-year-old Hammond boy has died following a car crash Monday near Torrence Avenue and Michigan City Road. Jose Antonio Martinez, of the 6300 block of Madison Street in Hammond, was pronounced dead at 7:38 p.m. Monday at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. His cause of death

NWI.COM - 2017-11-21 22:30:00

Students at CHSD170's Washington-McKinley School Honor Veterans

Students in Lynn Meadows fifth-sixth grade bilingual class along with other fifth and sixth grade classes at Chicago Heights School District 170's Washington-McKinley School marked Veteran's Day recently by welcoming district staff member and former U. S. Marine Primo Zartuche to their classroom. Za

PATCH - 2017-11-22 15:25:13

Rare beer, Holidazzle, free ice skating: 40 free things to do this weekend

This weekend in free things to do we have plenty of Black Friday things to do (many of them trade shopping for beer), winter festivals, and not-so family fun when you need a break. Come take a look. Erin Smith Photography Holidazzle 2017 Festive outdoor holiday market featuring local vendors selling

CITY PAGES - 2017-11-22 11:10:17

How the night before Thanksgiving became the 'biggest drinking day of the year'

The Wednesday afternoon before Thanksgiving always begins the same way at Cowboy Jack's. The staff stocks special beer tubs, then moves most of the tables out to allow for a standing-room-only crowd in the Plymouth bar. They're getting ready for what will be the largest party of the year: Drinksgivi

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 14:47:00

The week's 27 best concerts: Nov. 22-28

Rounding up the week's best concerts in the Twin Cities. DoomtreePalace Theatre, Wednesday 11.22 Doomtree's Palace Theatre debut comes at a particularly exciting time for the Minneapolis hip-hop collective. There's no word on a follow-up to the group's reliably explosive and whip-smart third album,

CITY PAGES - 2017-11-22 11:48:40

Theater spotlight: Fresh-baked Broadway musical 'Waitress' is at the Orpheum this week

'Waitress' Between the Sara Bareilles songs, the smell of fresh-baked pie wafting through the theater and the presence of two local girls in the cast, what's not to like about "Waitress"? Still running on Broadway, this is a musical adaptation of an indie-film dramedy about a woman, trapped in a lov

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 19:36:00

Man charged after reckless car chase

More details have been released about a high speed chase in Forest Lake and Chisago City that led to the Nov. 13 arrest and subsequent charging of James Lee Norgaard III, of Minneapolis (an early police report stated that he had no permanent address) for motor vehicle theft and fleeing a peace offic

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2017-11-22 13:15:00

Forest Lake council member's move out of city cost $10,000

St. Cloud State University paid a Roseville moving company more than $10,000 in moving expenses for Mike Freer, the Pioneer Press has learned. Freer is the Forest Lake City Council member who was criticized this year after accusations surfaced that he and his family had moved to Maple Grove. Freer i

PIONEER PRESS - 2017-11-22 14:31:27

Minnesota's new main street

Two years of construction - and headaches - are over as Nicollet Mall reopens Minnesota has a new main street. Nicollet Mall officially reopened in mid-November following a $50 million renovation, which closed the downtown thoroughfare for more than two years to the chagrin of businesses and office


Transit operators cut back service for Thanksgiving and day after

Twin Cities transit agencies will run fewer buses and trains on Friday, the day after Thanksgiving when fewer people are working and there is less demand for public transportation. For the most part, Metro Transit routes will follow a Saturday schedule, but some routes will have additional trips to

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2017-11-21 12:23:00

Covington honors citizen police academy grads

COVINGTON - The Covington Police Department finished up its fall session of Citizens Police Academy class this past month. This was the seventh class put on by the department since the inception of the program. The Covington Police Citizens Academy was created in order to give the residents and corp


RCSO presents Coffee With A Cop Nov. 29

CONYERS - Ever wanted just to sit down with a law enforcement officer over a cup of coffee and talk about things? If you have, the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office is going to give you that chance. The Sheriff's Office is sponsoring Coffee With A Cop from 4:30 p.m. until 11 p.m. on Nov. 29 at the St


CONSTITUTIONAL CORNER: Let's be thankful every day

My day started out something like this. Me: God, can I ask you a question? God: Sure. Me: Promise you won't get mad? God: I promise. Me: Why did you let so much stuff happen to me today? God: What do you mean? Me: Well, I woke up late. God: Yes. Me: My car took forever to start. God: OK. Me: At lunc


Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, wife Sarah expecting twins

Matt Ryan took to Twitter this afternoon to announce he and his wife, Sarah, are expecting Twins. The couple posted a photo of them holding two Matt Ryan onesies -- along with a big "2" balloon. Only fitting for the Falcons quarterback that wears a No. 2 jersey, right? Happy to announce that we'r