Homewood Mayor Rich Hofeld is being challenged for his seat by Trustee Glenn Tienstra, who says the 12-year incumbent is not doing enough to address a growing crime problem while doing too much to keep board members from having access to department heads and information. Tienstra’s crime information is anecdotal – based on what he’s […]




Hofeld, Greater Homewood Party have Great Track Record of Success

A recent letter in your Forum section of the Star said it was time to change the Homewood village president and trustees. The writer cited several “failures” on the part of President Rich Hofeld and the Greater Homewood Party, ignoring more than 80 successes. When one makes bold moves, some “failures” are to be expected. […]




Thanks Homewood for Eight Great Years

I would like to thank Homewood residents for giving me the privilege of serving as a trustee for the past eight years. As many of you know, I am not seeking re-election because of the demands of my new job. During my time in office, I met many wonderful people and hopefully helped make Homewood […]




Meet the GHP

The Greater Homewood Party is hosting  pizza parties on Friday evenings (3/20, 3/27, and 4/3)  from 5 – 7 p.m. at their headquarters, 18727 Dixie Highway in the Southgate Shopping Center. Pizza and refreshments will be served and we hope that you can make it. The Greater Homewood Party candidates Mayor Rich Hofeld, Village Clerk Gayle […]

Meet the Candidates