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4.17.2024 | What You Need To Know Today

HOMEWOOD LIBRARY BOARD — Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. in the library, 17917 Dixie Highway. Find the agenda here. AQUA ZUMBA WITH GIGI — Have fun, get exercise from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. at the HF Racquet & Fitness Club, 2920 183rd St. in Homewood. TINY TOTS YOGA — Serendipity Yoga and Wellness Studio,[Read More…]

4.16.2024 | What You Need To Know Today

D233 BOARD — Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. in the Viking Room, South Building, 999 Kedzie Ave. in Flossmoor. Find the agenda here. The board will consider hiring The Alma Group to conduct the search for the district’s next superintendent following the announcement that Superintendent Scott Wakeley plans to retire in 2025, a[Read More…]

Flossmoor metal musician believes music can change the world

Edward Spigner, a 34-year-old Flossmoor resident with the stage name of “Ded” Ed, formed the metal band Thutch in 2021. What started as a personal music project in the mid-2010s eventually became something bigger — a five-piece band full of colorful stage personas that has performed throughout Chicagoland, the Great Lakes Region[Read More…]

The Weeks | April 14: Flossmoor detention basin, youth baseball opens, call for Feast of the Goat Queen vendors, H-F superintendent to retire

THE WEEK > Meetings Monday, April 15 Flossmoor Board of Trustees will meet at 7:30 p.m. in village hall, 2800 Flossmoor Road. Find the agenda here. Attend remotely here or call 312-626-6799. Use ID  826 1597 6110, passcode 60422. Contact the board at [email protected]. Highlights: Trustees will consider adopting the 2024-2025 budget and an ordinance requesting[Read More…]

Volunteers gather to give Flossmoor a spring cleaning

Two groups tackled different areas of Flossmoor to clean up the detritus of winter and to prepare for spring. Volunteers organized by Stephanie Wright, the village’s community engagement coordinator, descended on village-owned property just east of the Meijer store on Vollmer Road. The terrain was soggy from recent rains, but[Read More…]

Freshman London Jarrett has big dreams with H-F track

London Jarrett is a freshman. The Homewood-Flossmoor sprinter, hurdler and jumper knows that. If she didn’t, older opponents don’t mind telling her with pre-race chirps. “They look at the start and say ‘She’s just a freshman. She’s not that good,’” Jarrett said. “I just look and say ‘OK.’”  But when[Read More…]

Visit Chicago Southland wins Illinois Excellence in Tourism Award for Best Website

Visit Chicago Southland has won the Illinois Excellence in Tourism Award for Best Website Budget A. The recognition came during the 2024 Governor’s Conference on Travel & Tourism in Peoria, Illinois. The three-day Illinois Governor’s Conference on Travel & Tourism—the state’s premier educational and networking conference for tourism industry professionals—gathered[Read More…]

4.13.2024 | What You Need To Know Today

CICADAS — Green Thumb Saturday, sponsored by the Homewood Tree Committee, will provide information about the impending emergence of two cicada broods. Entomologist Allen Lawrance with the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum will present at 9:30 a.m. in Homewood village hall, 2020 Chestnut Road. STEM SATURDAY CANCELED — The weekly STEM play and learning[Read More…]

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