School board members say releasing Pitcock was a tough decision

A local teen who started You Matter 2, a nonprofit organization that helps fight hunger, will be featured on national television on Sunday, Aug. 28.


Destiny Watson, a 2016 Homewood-Flossmoor High School graduate, is one of 10 Chicago area students selected for the special show at 6 p.m. on ABC that will celebrate youth empowerment. She currently attends the University of Dayton.She will be featured in a three-minute short film about what teens doing to change the communities they live in by taking on some of society’s most pressing issues . . .

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Fall events

Friday, Oct. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

Saturday, Oct. 8

  • Homewood Fire Department open house.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor.
  • Homewood Farmers Market’s last summer session.

Saturday, Oct. 15

Sunday, Oct. 16

Community Calendar