Police, rail crews investigate reports of debris striking vehicles at Dixie Viaduct

District 153 Superintendent Dale Mitchell introduced James Hart School's new principal at the Board of Education meeting Tuesday, Feb. 11. 

District 153 Superintendent Dale Mitchell introduces new James Hart School Principal Kim Johnson at the Board of Education meeting on Feb. 11. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

Kim Johnson, former principal of Colin Powell Middle School in Matteson, received an enthusiastic welcome from Mitchell and the board, with hugs all around before the official vote was taken to offer her the job.

Mitchell said district officials had gone into the search process with some trepidation . . .

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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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