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The adventure continues: La Banque celebrates successful first year

La Banque Hotel in Homewood will begin its one-year anniversary celebration on July 14, a month after the actual opening date in 2015. The timing is not off. That’s Bastille Day, the French celebration of revolution and unification, so the timing helps underscore the establishment’s French theme and cuisine. 

Homewood crews demolish former Savoia T’Go restaurant

Homewood Public Works crews began demolishing the former Savoia T’Go restaurant at Dixie Highway and Hickory Road on Wednesday, June 15. On Tuesday, Homewood and Flossmoor firefighters took advantage of the impending demolition to use the building for training exercises. Homewood Fire Chief Bob Grabowski said topics include building construction, forcible entry[Read More…]

Accusations unfounded: H-F High School Board

Gerald Pauling, chair of the Personnel Committee of the District 233, said insinuations of misconduct by school administrators at Homewood-Flossmoor High School dating back to 2014 are unfounded. “The board is committed to moving forward. We are disappointed and disheartened by the unfounded and unwarranted personal attacks, rumors, violations of[Read More…]

Final day for Homewood’s Millennium School is June 7

District 153 will mark the last day of Millennium School on Tuesday, June 7. District officials estimate 3,000 children in fifth and sixth grades have passed through Millennium the past 13 years. The student council selected the school’s name. Millennium’s fifth graders will now be students at Churchill School and[Read More…]

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