Author: Marilyn Thomas

Park board approves new roof at Irons Oak

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District approved a contract for roof work at Irons Oaks Learning Center, 20000 Western Avenue in Olympia Fields. At its Nov. 7 meeting, the board accepted a $37,700 bid from All American Exterior Solutions of Lake Zurich. The board agreed to add additional work to the project,[Read More…]

Four students named top students by National Merit Scholarship Corp.

Homewood-Flossmoor High School senior Jack Piros has been named a National Merit Scholar Semi-Finalist, and seniors Undra Pillows, Madison Leathers and Ave Van Til were named National Merit Commended Scholars. Piros, of Homewood, is among the high scorers on the PSAT/NMSQT exam. The National Merit Scholar Semi-Finalist group represents the[Read More…]

Prairie State College meeting financial challenges on ‘tight’ budget

Colleges and universities across Illinois are facing tough financial decisions becauseof declining state support, but the president of Prairie State College (PSC) isconfident the school can meet the challenge. Terri Winfree, president of PSC, acknowledges the school’s estimated $59.4 millionoverall budget is “very tight” but she believes the community college[Read More…]

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