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3.1.2024 | What You Need To Know This Weekend

VIKINGS IN SECTIONAL — The IHSA boys Class 4A sectional championship pits H-F against Bloom High. Game starts at 6 p.m. tonight at Rich Township High School, 5000 Sauk Trail, Richton Park. Buy tickets here. POOL PASSES ON SALE — Lions Club Pool passes go on sale today. Early-bird rates are in effect until Tuesday,[Read More…]

Tech Ninjas suffer narrow defeat at regional robotics tourney

Parker Junior High hosted The Illinois Suburban South League FIRST Tech Challenge Tournament on Feb. 17. The home team, HF Robotics’ Tech Ninjas Team (TNT), missed a top spot and a trip to the state tournament by ten points.  The Illinois For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST)[Read More…]

Homewood police investigate Tuesday carjacking 

A man and a woman wearing ski masks reportedly hijacked a vehicle in the 800 block of Elder Road on Tuesday evening, according to Homewood police. Officers responded to the location at about 6:10 p.m. and learned that the pair approached the victim, who was sitting in a silver Kia[Read More…]

2.28.2024 | What You Need To Know Today

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION — Flossmoor School District 161 will hold kindergarten registration for the 2024-25 school year from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at each elementary school: Flossmoor Hills, 3721 Beech St., 708-647-7100; Heather Hill, 1439 Lawrence Crescent, 708-647-7200; Serena Hills, 255 Pleasant Drive, Chicago Heights, 708-647-7300; and Western Avenue, 940 Western Ave., 708-647-7400. YOUTH[Read More…]

March 19 election forces District 153 to schedule e-learning

Schools are routinely used as polling places. In District 153, James Hart and Churchill Schools will be polling places for the primary election March 19, over the objections of district administrators. The Cook County Board of Elections has, in the past, notified school districts well in advance that schools will[Read More…]

2.27.2024 | What You Need To Know Today

AFRICAN FOLKTALES — “Oba the Poetic Storyteller presents: The Eagles Who Thought They Were Chickens Stories and Folktales from 6 to 7 p.m. tonight in the Helen Wilson Meeting Room at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave. Oba William King will tell African folktales. Children under 9 years old must have an[Read More…]

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