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Baldness is in at H-F Honor Society fundraiser

Science teacher Matt Knoepke grew a beard for one good cause and sacrificed it for another. Knoepke was the second “shavee” at the sixth annual St. Baldrick’s Day event, held Saturday, March 7, in the south building cafeteria at Homewood-Flossmoor High School.  The event is sponsored by the H-F National[Read More…]

Homewood trustees to consider science center contract

Tuesday at its regular meeting Homewood trustees will consider a contract with Global Studios to begin the first phase of a project to develop a community science center. Trustees voted Dec. 23 to proceed with a conceptual plan for the project and entered into a contract to purchase Ryan’s Funeral[Read More…]

Mayor: Brunswick Zone closure is permanent

Brunswick Zone XL is closed for good. AMF, the new owners of the popular bowling center closed its doors abruptly Tuesday, Jan. 6, leaving staff, area bowlers and party planners in the lurch. A sign on the door said, “Closed for renovation.” AMF officials did not reply to several email[Read More…]

Homewood police reports | Jan. 2015

A selection of incidents in Homewood the first week of January that resulted in criminal charges. Chicago woman charged with battery after spraying guard with pepper spray A Chicago woman was charged with aggravated battery to a merchant after allegedly directing pepper spray at the face of a security guard[Read More…]

Homewood to consider purchase of former Savoia T’Go building

The village of Homewood is seeking to purchase another downtown property with the hope of selling it to a developer. Homewood trustees will consider a measure Tuesday, Jan. 13, to purchase 18138 Dixie Highway, formerly Savoia T’Go Restaurant for $151,700. Money for the purchase would come from the fund balance in the[Read More…]

Brunswick Zone closes for renovation

Members of the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District adult bowling program were ready to take the lanes Tuesday morning for the first meeting of the winter session, but they ran into a problem: no lanes. Area bowlers were surprised Tuesday to learn that Brunswick Zone XL had closed for renovation, apparently with[Read More…]

Flossmoor helping area’s needy through MLK Day of Service

Flossmoor residents are banding together to help south suburban neighbors in need during the 2015 MLK Day of Service on Jan. 19. The village’s Human Relations Commission is spearheading the day’s events, which will benefit three area social service organizations – the Jones Center in Chicago Heights, Respond Now, and South[Read More…]

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