Free jazz concert Feb. 17 at PSC

Prairie State College invites the public to a free jazz concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, as part of the 34th Annual Jazz Festival. The performance will be in the Barnes & Noble College Auditorium in the PSC Conference Center, 202 S. Halsted St., Chicago Heights. The concert will[Read More…]

Homewood announces 2023 special events calendar

Note: The Touch-a-Truck and Fall Fest event dates were updated at 2:35 p.m. on Feb. 7. The Village of Homewood announced the upcoming special event calendar for 2023. Under the direction of new Events Manager Marla Youngblood, the village will organize approximately 20 events throughout the calendar year.  “I am very[Read More…]

IPO will host renowned cellist at Feb. 25 concert

Inbal Segev, world-renowned cellist noted by “The Washington Post” for her “thrillingly projected, vibrato-rich playing,” joins IPO for the Midwest premiere of Vijay Iyer’s “Human Archipelago” on Feb. 25.  Iyer brings his work to IPO for only its third appearance worldwide, after debuting with the London Philharmonic and then the Oregon[Read More…]

Wards’ international romance blossomed through postcards

Longtime Homewood residents and active community members Dave Ward, and his wife, Jacoba “Yoka” Ward, describe their lives together as “serendipitous” and charming.   Ward, the former superintendent of Coyote Run Golf Course in Flossmoor, said: “I was a pretty shy guy, Yoka can tell you; I’m a much better conversationalist[Read More…]

AP African American Studies course coming to H-F

Homewood-Flossmoor High School is one of fewer than 200 high schools across the country selected by the College Board for a new Advanced Placement African American Studies course. “Not every school in the country has been given the opportunity to offer this course,” said Superintendent Scott Wakeley at the District[Read More…]

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