Special Announcements

FINAL ESCORT ARRANGEMENTS for U.S. Army Specialist Henry Mayfield Jr.

After the military transport arrives with the body today at 12:15pm, we will have an escort/procession from O’Hare to Hazel Crest via Higgins Road West to I-90 East to I-294 South to I-57 South to 167th Street East to Pulaski South (passing Hillcrest High School with students outside) to 175th East (Fire Ladder Trucks with…

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Hazel Crest Honors One of Its Own

The village held a Yellow Ribbon Memorial yesterday in honor of fallen U-S Army Specialist Henry Mayfield, Jr., who was killed in the line of duty last week when militants attacked a military base in Kenya.  Village residents & supporters participated in the ceremony and then took yellow ribbons to tie to trees along streets…

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Henry ‘Mitch’ Mayfield Jr. Day

Hazel Crest – January 10, 2020.  The Village of Hazel Crest is calling on residents and supporters to participate in a Yellow Ribbon Memorial on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, in honor of fallen United States Army Specialist Henry Mayfield, Jr.  The 23-year-old Mayfield from Hazel Crest was killed in the line of duty earlier this…

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Hazel Crest Welcomes 1st 2020 Southland Baby

Anthony and Diedra Epps welcomed daughter Adaiya Denise (pictured) at 4:37am on January 1st at South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest. Weighing in at seven pounds 11 ounces and 20.5 inches long, Adaiya is reportedly the first baby born in the south suburban region.

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CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY OF HENRY “MITCH” MAYFIELD JR.

Hazel Crest mourns the death of one of its own. Twenty-three year-old Henry “Mitch” Mayfield Jr., a United States Army Specialist from Hazel Crest, was one of three people killed when militants attacked a military base in Kenya earlier this week. The young soldier was a 2014 graduate of Hillcrest High School. Rest in peace……

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Hazel Crest Police Assist in Shoe-Give-Away

Police Chief Mitchell Davis (left) and Sergeant Jerald Lewis (right) recently provided free shoes to students at Jesse White Learning Academy that were generously donated by Regina Brent & Unity Partners.  Principal Dr. Cynthia Levy (2nd left) & Asst. Superintendent Nicole Terrell-Smith (2nd right) coordinated the process.  

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Hazel Crest Census Meetings Were Successful!

Hazel Crest hosted two informational meetings on December 11th about the importance of the upcoming federal census.  Residents got vital information, asked questions and learned about jobs availability with the U-S Census Team.  Thank you to speakers:  LaTiyfa Fields from Metropolitan Mayors Caucus, Christian Perry from the 6th District Office of the Cook County Commission, and Cory…

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REMINDER: Bundled Branch Collection

Homewood Disposal will take branches on Mondays when they collect trash & yard waste (grass clippings, leaves).  Pre-paid yard waste stickers are required on each biodegradable yard waste bag, but bundled branches do not require stickers.  Post attached photo then add Remember:​​​ Individual branches must not exceed three inches in diameter. Each bundle should not exceed…

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Village President Receives Merit Award

Congratulations to President Alsberry (pictured top row on right) on receiving the Award of Merit from the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau.  President Alsberry worked to bring the American Academy of Physical Therapy’s annual conference to the Hilton Chicago/Oak Lawn & Conference Center.  He is also recognized as a “Host It Here Hero” for…

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