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The Weeks | Feb. 18: Flossmoor sculptures on the agenda, Soup for the Soul, cookies and beer, Brumley Drive, roller derby returns

THE WEEK > Meetings Homewood-Flossmoor School District 233 Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 7 a.m. Monday, Feb. 19, in the South District Conference Room, 999 Kedzie Ave. Flossmoor School District 161 Learning and Instruction Committee will meet at 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, at Normandy Villa, 41 E.[Read More…]

Teen hit by SUV seriously injured Friday

An 18-year-old woman was seriously injured Friday evening, Feb. 16, when she was struck by an SUV in the 18500 block of Kedzie Avenue, according to Homewood police. Homewood police and fire units responded to a report of a traffic crash shortly before 8 p.m.  On arrival, they learned that[Read More…]

2.17.2024 | What You Need To Know Today

FARMERS MARKET — The monthly Homewood Indoor Farmers Market market will be open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Homewood auditorium, 2010 Chestnut Road.  SPECIAL OLYMPICS FUNDRAISER — Fifth Quarter, 18105 Dixie Highway, will host a fundraiser from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, to benefit the Law Enforcement[Read More…]

Five entertainers set for Feb. 20 Homewood Stories

The lineup for the 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20 Homewood Stories show is set. Guest presenters are Paul Teodo, a retired health care executive who has appeared on the program before and is a Moth Radio winner; Margie Rossi, a writing and literature teacher; Joe Mallon, a retiree who coaches girls[Read More…]

Artists needed for Flossmoor’s garden art benefit 

Share your creativity with the Flossmoor Public Art Commission as it gets ready for a summer Garden Art Benefit & Auction. Applications are being accepted through March 31 from individuals and artists who will create one-of-a-kind flowerpots, bird baths, bird feeders, bird houses, wind chimes, wind spinners and other lawn[Read More…]

2.16.2024 | What You Need To Know This Weekend

PRINCE CHARMING DANCE — H-F Park District will host a dance for moms, grandmothers and aunts with their “prince charming” dates from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight in the H-F Sports Complex, 18211 Aberdeen St. in Homewood. There will be games, snacks and professional photos available for purchase. Each child must be accompanied[Read More…]

Public denied access to Thornton Township Board meeting

By Josh BootsmaThe Lansing JournalOriginally published Feb. 14, 2024 The February 13 meeting of the Thornton Township Board of Trustees lasted four minutes. But the public was not allowed to witness it. A man at township headquarters wearing a black sweatshirt that read “SECURITY” directed members of the public to[Read More…]

2.15.2024 | What You Need To Know Today

COUNTY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SUMMIT — Elected officials, clinicians, social service and community leaders and residents will participate in Cook County’s inaugural Behavioral Health Summit at 9:30 a.m. The summit can be viewed live online. The discussion will help develop a countywide behavioral health strategic plan and inform upcoming community-based funding opportunities from[Read More…]

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