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Franciscan Health Diabetes Prevention Program open for registration

Franciscan Health Olympia Fields is offering prediabetic patients the opportunity to help prevent or delay type 2 diabetes with its year-long Diabetes Prevention Program. Franciscan Health’s 12-month Diabetes Prevention Program follows guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that have been proven to prevent or delay type[Read More…]

1 dead, 1 injured in Flossmoor crash late Tuesday

One person was pronounced dead at the scene and another was transported to Advocate Christ Hospital in serious condition after a one-vehicle crash late Tuesday in Flossmoor. The identities of the people involved have not been released. The crash occurred at 10:48 p.m. in the 2800 block of Vollmer Road.[Read More…]

3.8.23 | What You Need to Know Today

GIRL SCOUT COOKIES AT HSC – Do-si-do over to Homewood Science Center to buy your favorite Girl Scouts cookies, available through Monday. A girl within Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana will be credited with your purchase. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to[Read More…]

H-F Park Board dissolves its advisory committee

Every good effort comes to an end. The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District Advisory Committee is one such example. At its meeting Feb. 21, park commissioners agreed to dissolve the committee. It was a sad vote for Debbie Dennison and Dallas Collins who both served on the committee before taking seats on[Read More…]

3.7.23 | What You Need to Know Today

THEFT PREVENTION – After a recent increase in certain stolen vehicles, Homewood Police Department has partnered with Kia and Hyundai corporations to help combat motor vehicle theft.  HPD is now offering free steering wheel locks to village residents who own a Hyundai vehicle from model years 2011 to 2021. Locks[Read More…]

PSC will host ‘Americans and the Holocaust’ exhibit

The library at Prairie State College will be hosting “Americans and the Holocaust,” a traveling exhibition from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, that will open Wednesday, March 22, and continue through April 27. The exhibit examines the motives, pressures and fears that shaped Americans’ responses to Nazism, war and genocide[Read More…]

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