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Page 2: H-F saw losses, trauma in July

The community lost several people who made their mark on H-F, three during their lives and one in her death. On July 10, Madeline Miller, 64, was shot and killed by Flossmoor police officers who were responding to a report of a domestic disturbance. The nation has been paying increasing[Read More…]

7.29.22 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

WHERE’S THE PARTY – Celebrate the end of the Waldo search with a party at Bookie’s – Homewood. Stop by from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday for raffles, treats and more. WELLNESS FOR EVERYONE – The business Physicals Plus hosts a health fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday[Read More…]

7.28.22 | What You Need to Know Today

PICNIC FOR 55-PLUS – H-F Park District hosts the Polka Dots & Picnic Lunch at noon on Aug. 3 for party-goers 55 and older. The menu includes BBQ beef brisket, grilled chicken breast, pasta salad, cornbread muffins and dessert. Also enjoy bingo, bags, and a 50/50 raffle. $15, register with[Read More…]

H-F junior killed in car accident

Flossmoor police confirmed the death of Oliver Paredes, a junior at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, in a car crash early Sunday morning. Police said around 2:45 a.m. the car was northbound on Western Avenue at Hutchinson Road when it left the roadway. Oliver was the only occupant. Police said the cause[Read More…]

Local 150 members end strike that halted quarry work

The seven-week strike by Local 150 quarry workers ended on Tuesday, July 26. The work stoppage meant that asphalt wasn’t produced from Thornton Quarry and elsewhere, causing the delay of several construction and public works projects in the Homewood-Flossmoor area. According to union representative Ed Maher, Local 150 members started[Read More…]

7.27.22 | What You Need to Know Today

FLOSSMOOR SCULPTURE TOUR – Art lovers everywhere can enjoy a pop-up art tour of Flossmoor’s public sculpture collection at 6 p.m. tonight. Sponsored by Flossmoor Public Art Commission, the tour begins at “Child” by Judith Shea in the traffic island in downtown Flossmoor. Participants will walk about a mile to[Read More…]

7.26.22 | What You Need to Know Today

HOMEWOOD BOARD MEETING – Homewood Village Board meets tonight with a full agenda to consider a number of items: a feasibility study for the relocation of Homewood Police Department and ECOM communication center to the same facility, an ordinance to allow a veterinary clinic to open in the village, and[Read More…]

Virtual information session Tuesday on new behavioral health unit, changes to maternal health services at South Suburban Hospital

The public is invited to join a virtual session on Tuesday, July 26, to hear leaders of Advocate Aurora Health discuss pending changes at South Suburban Hospital, 17800 Kedzie Ave., Hazel Crest, including construction of a new state-of-the-art inpatient behavioral health unit and the dissolution of its labor and delivery[Read More…]

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