Author: Marilyn Thomas

Willow’s Day Parade shows off decorated balloons

The Thanksgiving celebration started Friday for Willow School second graders who had their own style of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade, complete with marching band. Teachers Christen Vazquez and Lisa Wendt had their second grade students read the story of how the original giant balloons came to be and were added[Read More…]

Roofs and HVAC work part of long-range plans for H-F High

The District 233 school board will be looking at some major expenditures over the next five years to keep the Homewood-Flossmoor High School buildings in good shape. Chief School Business Official Lawrence Cook walked the school board’s Finance Committee members through a list of projects and projected costs at the[Read More…]

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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