Celebrating a summer of books

Homewood-Flossmoor High School varsity diving head coach Rick Carlson has coached for over 53 years: 31 years for H-F and 22 years for Thornwood High.   Varsity diving head coach  Rick Carlson next to junior  Jack Williams after he took  home the state title on Feb. 23,  2019. (Provided photo) 

He also was a diver in high school and college. 

Carlson believes H-F junior Jack Williams is one of the best divers he has coached. It showed when Williams won the IHSA state diving . . .

Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • You Matter 2 Winter Wonderland from noon to 4 p.m. at Flossmoor Community Church, 2218 Hutchison Road. Holiday fun and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Tickets are $5 to $10 at bit.ly/3VLh2m4.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m. Ice sculpture walk, horse-drawn carriage rides, s’mores and more.



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