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Walmart hiring about 200 workers for Homewood store

  Construction on the new Walmart Supercenter at   17550 S. Halsted St. is finished and employees are   preparing the store to open soon. (Photo by Eric   Crump/H-F Chronicle)     Walmart announced Monday it will hire about 200 local associates to work at the new supercenter slated to open this fall in Homewood. Job seekers[Read More…]

Senior Information Fair Set for Oct. 3

Illinois Rep. Anthony DeLuca (D-Chicago Heights) and the 80th District Senior Advisory Committee are presenting a senior information fair from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday, Oct. 3. The program at the John H. Blakey Senior Center, 1 Rebecca St. in Glenwood, is free. This program will offer current information[Read More…]

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Making friends at the market

  The Homewood Farmers Market is often a good place   to meet old friends — or make new ones. Ella, a 4-month-  old miniature dachshund, left, held by Sandra Guaccio of    Homewood, was initially startled by Seamus, right,   a Newfoundland/poodle mix at the market with Kurt   Butzbach of Homewood, but the two then got acquainted   quite[Read More…]

Hart baseball regional trophy

Hart School baseball team gets the win

  Homewood’s winning Hart School baseball team hoists the  trophy for their regional win. (Provided photos)   The James Hart School baseball team was victorious in the regional championship game. The Homewood team defeated Flossmoor’s Parker Junior High team 6-5. The game started Monday and was called at 5-5 in[Read More…]

H-F school board formally terminates Pitcock contract

The Homewood-Flossmoor High School school board officially terminated the contract of former principal Ryan Pitcock, despite pleas for his return. The 6-1 vote was described as confirmation of “the termination of the principal, Ryan Pitcock, by exercise of the buyout clause in his employment contract, effective June 21, 2016.” Pitcock[Read More…]

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