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District 153, teachers’ union reach contract agreement

The District 153 school board and the Homewood Education Association, representing teachers in the district, have reached agreement on a two-year contract. The union represents about 180 certified teachers and 120 non-certified personnel. The agreement extends to June 2024. The union had approved the agreement prior to the board approving[Read More…]

Assailant flees after stabbing restaurant employee

Homewood Police are investigating the stabbing of a restaurant employee Friday morning, and searching for the alleged assailant. Police said they arrived at Mod Pizza, 17631 S. Halsted St., about 10:35 a.m. to find a store employee had been stabbed. Her wounds were not life-threatening, and she was taken to[Read More…]

6.24.22 | What You Need to Know Today

STRETCH IT OUT – Roll out your mat in Martin Square during Free Yoga for Kids offered by Serendipity Yoga and Wellness. 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Homewood JUNETEENTH AT JEWEL – Homewood Jewel-Osco store on Halsted Street hosts Food and Fellowship, a Juneteenth celebration. Enjoy giveaways, raffles and tastings from local[Read More…]

Allie Mangel earns Fulbright ETA for work in Germany

Allie Mangel, a 2018 graduate of Homewood-Flossmoor High School, has been selected for the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) program in Germany. Allie Mangel Mangel will work with a German teacher of English for a school year starting in September. The Fulbright program is intended to help improve the teaching[Read More…]

6.23.22 | What You Need to Know Today

ART IN THE PARK – Create your own Art in the Park on Saturday as you follow a step-by-step painting class offered by H-F Park District. Breakfast refreshments will be served while you paint, with all materials included. This event is for those 18 and older and costs $30. 10[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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