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District 161 teacher is finalist for Golden Apple award

Election results for local government offices from the Cook County Clerk’s website:  Homewood-Flossmoor High School District 233 Board of Education, four seatsRegistered Voters: 32,550 | Ballots Cast: 4,573 | Turnout: 14.05 percent40 of 40 Precincts ReportedDebbie L Berman, 18.06 percent, 2,778John Farrell, 17.38 percent, 2,674Jody Scariano, 15.6 percent, 2,400Tim Wenckus,[Read More…]


After serving in the military, veterans and their families are entitled to various benefits.  The Homewood Public Library is hosting a veterans benefits fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 25, with organizations that can provide information on veterans’ opportunities and benefits. Representatives will be available to answer questions[Read More…]

Police Reports: Feb. 6, 2015

Vicki Nieto, a third grade teacher at Churchill School in Homewood, addressed the Illinois House Education Committee during a public hearing in Chicago on March 31 to share information on National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) certification for teachers. Vicki Nieto (Provided photo) Legislators wanted to learn how the certification[Read More…]

Polls open Tuesday for school, village races but will voters be there?

A fabulous experience traveling and playing for crowds in Spain has given Homewood-Flossmoor High School orchestra members wonderful memories. The 60 students, six teacher chaperones and Viking Orchestra Director B.J. Engrav traveled March 26 through April 3 throughout Spain, visiting the culturally rich cities of Madrid, Barcelona and Zaragoza. The Basilica in Barcelona, one of[Read More…]

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