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WYNTKT | Dec. 6

Park District Board meeting Homewood-Flossmoor Park District Board of Commissioners will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Goldberg Administration Center, 3301 Flossmoor Road, Flossmoor. Highlights: The board will consider the district’s property tax levy and discuss pavilion rental fees.

Viewpoint: Hoop dreams and the fabric of community

Recently, I stepped into the H-F field house in the North Building of the high school with a friend who had attended high school nearby but had never seen H-F’s field house.  “Is this the most well-resourced majority-Black high school in the country?” he asked.  Jay Readey After a little[Read More…]

Santa lights Homewood community Christmas tree

Wind caused bonfire sparks to fly in Irwin Park on Friday, Dec. 2, but the gusts did not stop Santa Claus from throwing the switch to light the community Christmas tree and officially usher in the holiday season in Homewood. A story and more photos and videos from the[Read More…]

County assessor makes property tax simulator available

More than $180 billion in property taxes collected from every property in Cook County can now be analyzed with software code created by the Cook County Assessor’s Office. The Property Tax Simulator, or PTAXSIM, is a software code package implemented in the coding language R and designed to recalculate changes to[Read More…]

12.2.22 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

COMFORTING CONCERT – Listen to sacred choral classics and contemporary selections from the Grande Prairie Singers as they present Songs of Comfort & Joy, 3 p.m. Saturday at Flossmoor Community Church. The performance features a guest violinist and a dynamic gospel group, offering songs of the season. DELIGHT IN THE[Read More…]

12.1.22 | What You Need to Know Today

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE – Sip champagne as you stroll Sterling Avenue during Flossmoor’s Holiday Open House from 5 to 7 p.m. tonight. Shoppers will also enjoy caroling by the Bel Canto Choir.  PICK FROM THE GIVING TREE – Support Homewood families in need through the Giving Tree program. Pick up[Read More…]

Working the polls is challenging, rewarding

I made it 63 years without ever volunteering to help out at a polling place. On Nov. 8, I finally rectified that omission. I’m glad I did. The view we get of the process as voters suggests the job of election judge might be repetitive, tedious and boring. You check[Read More…]

Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m.



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