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Cicada party: Welcome to H-F, Brood XIII

In 2007, millions and millions of periodic cicadas emerged from the ground, sang their songs, found their mates, deposited their eggs and died. Their kids are back. Early emerging members of Brood XIII, the cicada group that inhabits northern Illinois, have already started peeping out of their burrows, and by[Read More…]

5.23.2024 | What You Need To Know Today

HOMEWOOD PLANNING AND ZONING — The commission will meet at 7 p.m. in village hall, 2020 Chestnut Road. Find the agenda here. Attend remotely here or call 312-626-6799. Use ID 991 8481 1606, passcode 573812. The commission will continue discussion of a special use permit and parking variance request from Elsayed Elbanna who wishes to open[Read More…]

Consultants begin work to find H-F’s next superintendent

The search for District 233’s next superintendent has officially begun. Representatives of Alma Advisory Group of Chicago spent May 20 and 21 at Homewood-Flossmoor High School meeting with students, staff, administrators and community representatives to learn what traits and experiences they’d like the next superintendent to bring to the job.[Read More…]

5.22.2024 | What You Need To Know Today

BIKE SAFETY — May is National Bike Safety Month and Homewood police posted a reminder that motorists should slow down when they see cyclists on the road. “Bicyclists are most often killed by drivers who strike them with the front of their vehicle at high speeds. Avoid tragedy: Slow down, drive sober[Read More…]

District 153 names next principal of Churchill School

At a recent special meeting, the District 153 Board of Education approved the appointment of Tara Peacock as Churchill School’s next principal. She will start July 1. Peacock with replace Principal Sara Schnoor, who is leaving to pursue other opportunities.  “Tara has a strong passion for her work and is[Read More…]

D’s Cookie Dough opens in downtown Flossmoor

Flossmoor Acting Police Chief Keith Taylor, Village Manager Bridget Wachtel, D.K. Stout, Staci Stout, Mayor for the Day Gregory Wright, Mayor Michelle Nelson and Fire Chief Bob Kopec help celebrate on Friday, April 19, the grand opening of the new home for the Stouts’ business, D’s Cookie Dough.

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