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A cure for dentophobia: True stories and famous fudge

The lineup at Homewood Stories Tuesday, Dec. 16, includes some nationally renowned storytellers, according to host Karen O’Donnell.  Beth Horner Beth Horner’s work has been called heartfelt, truthful and “akin to great stand-up comedy.” Her large repertoire ranges from a four-minute break-neck speed tongue-twisting tour-de-force take-off on Edgar Allan Poe[Read More…]

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Karen O’Donnell came to storytelling from what might seem an unlikely place. Dentistry.But she was always a rather unique dentist.She’s known locally as the dentist who gives her patients homemade fudge. It’s not the sugar-free kind, either. It’s the sugary kind.”It’s kind of like an annuity,” she joked recently, referring to[Read More…]

Flossmoor appoints new public works director

Adam Lewandowski knows what it takes to win in football. He was a member of the 1994 state champion Homewood-Flossmoor High School  football team, so Village President Richard Hofeld thought it would be fitting for Lewandowski to present the proclamation honoring the 2014 Vikings. Adam Lewandowski offers words of wisdom to[Read More…]

James Hart School hosts annual Winter Choir Concert

John Brunke John Brunke has been named public works director for the Village of Flossmoor.Village Manager Bridget Wachtel said Friday that Brunke’s appointment becomes effective Monday. Brunke succeeds George Peluso, who was recently appointed public services director in Hinsdale. Peluso’s last day with the village was Friday.Brunke, a licensed professional engineer, has been[Read More…]

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Faced with falling property values, Flossmoor School District 161 Board of Education members created some financial wiggle room Monday by approving a $25.2 million tax levy that is likely to be cut by Cook County officials. District 161 Business Manager Frances LaBella said she expects the county to reduce the school system’s[Read More…]

Homewood School District 153 meeting financial obligations with $16.2 million levy

James Hart School held its annual Winter Choir Concert on Monday, Dec. 8th. Performing were the 2014-2015 Panther Choir, the 2014-2015 Glee Club, and guest performers Homewood Childrens Choir, and HF Barbershop Quartets. Panther Choir Soprano Mia AndersonElla BohlmanRebecca BrandtLibby BranskyMeg DoranRorie DoughertyAmber DowdAudry FarisMadelyn HoganImzadi JohnsonCaroline JohnsonLina JursaCaroline KorandaDelaney[Read More…]

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