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7.22.22 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

STEM SATURDAYS BACK – Homewood Science Center hosts a Grand Reopening of its STEAM Studio, with new exhibits donated by SciTech Museum, from 3 to 7 p.m. today. Also, STEM Saturdays are back in action beginning this Saturday with special extended hours from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. CUSTOMERS APPRECIATED[Read More…]

Maureen Mader, left, organizers of the Battle of the Chefs fundraiser, gets a hug from Evisha Ford, founder and executive director of the iCanDream Center, which benefits from proceeds of the event. (Provided photo by Marcellus Marsh/Bionic Content)

2nd annual Battle of the Chefs tops first year

Maureen Mader was quite satisfied with the second annual Battle of the Chefs event hosted by her deli, Dunning’s Market in downtown Flossmoor, on July 16. Just about every aspect of the event exceeded her hopes. “Everything ran smoothly. The weather was perfect. The food was delicious. The band was[Read More…]

"This will do nicely," Leo, played by Scott Fimhoff, tells Jack, played by Austin Jones, as the pair plan to fake their identities and become women in the comedy “Leading Ladies” at The Drama Group. (Provided photo)

Drama Group’s ‘Leading Ladies’ comedy in August

The screwball comedy “Leading Ladies” is the August production at The Drama Group in Chicago Heights. Set in Pennsylvania in 1958, a pair of down-and-out itinerate English Shakespearean actors decide to fake their identities. They become long-lost cousins to a wealthy family in an effort to swindle an inheritance. The[Read More…]

Homewood-Flossmoor senior-to-be Deion Johnson finished second at 113 pounds on July 19 at the US Marines Junior National Championships in Fargo, North Dakota. (Provided photo)

H-F wrestler finishes second in national tourney

Deion Johnson feels underappreciated and under-recruited going into this senior year at Homewood-Flossmoor. The 113-pounder has now made his presence known on the national wrestling scene.  The Vikings senior-to-be finished second at 113 pounds on July 19 in the US Marine Corps Junior National Championships in Fargo, North Dakota. The[Read More…]

New Franciscan Health CEO installed at missioning ceremony

Raymond Grady was officially recognized and installed as Franciscan Health Olympia Fields and South Suburban Chicago Division president and chief executive officer at a Missioning Ceremony presided by Franciscan Alliance Inc. chairwoman Sister Jane Marie Klein. Franciscan Health Olympia Fields CEO Raymond Grady, left, is presented a candle signifying Christ’s[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, Aug. 13

  • Doppler on Wheels, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Homewood village hall parking lot, 2024 Chestnut Road.

Friday, Aug. 26

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