When advertising content so that it appears in your What's New widget, you can choose whether or not to also have that content appear on the Homepage of your Intranet site.This is done within your Site Admin properties.
To get here:
- Navigate to your sub-site where the content is stored
- Click toolbox > select Site Admin
- Click 'Properties' from the right navigation
- You will see the screen shown below > select 'advertise content to site & home site' and save this change