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Cherylyn Pesina receives Morin Award

From left, Millennium SchoolPrincipal Watkins, District 153Board of Education PresidentShelly Marks, Cherylyn Pesina and District 153 SuperintendentDale Mitchell. Pesina was honoredMonday, Nov. 17, for her serviceto the district. The District 153 Board of Education honored Cherylyn Pesina with the Morin Award for Excellence at its Nov. 17 board meeting. Pesina is instructional technology coordinator and[Read More…]

Police Reports: Nov. 4, 2014

57 calls: Traffic Stop (27), Burglar Alarm (4), Traffic Accident with Damage (6), Assist Fire Dept. (6), Suspicious Subject (3), Stray Animal (2), Lockout (3), Theft (1), School Crossing (1), Hangup (2), Hit & Run (1), Parking Problem (1) Traffic Stop (27) 12:05 a.m., 3043 183rd St.  12:07 a.m., 17600[Read More…]

Police Reports: Jan. 8, 2015

Flossmoor is saying goodbye to a troublesome ambulance and kicking the tires on a new emergency vehicle for the village fire department. The Village Board Monday approved the purchase of a 2015 Osage ambulance for $265,426. The new ambulance, built on a Dodge chassis, will replace a Wheeled Coach unit[Read More…]

Police Reports: Nov. 3, 2014

52 calls: Traffic Stop (27), Assist Fire Dept. (7), Suspicious Subject (1), Burglar Alarm (4), Parking Problem (1), Found Property (1), Lockout (3), Verify Alarm Work (1), Traffic Accident with Damage (1), Retail Theft (2), Disturbance (2), Hit & Run (1), Suspicious Circumstances (1) Traffic Stop (27) 12:11 a.m., Ridge Rd.[Read More…]

Police Reports: Nov. 2, 2014

55 calls: Traffic Stop (32), Burglar Alarm (5), Hit & Run (1), Suspicious Subject (2), Traffic Signal Out (1), Disturbance (1), Assist Fire Dept. (3), Juvenile Problem (1), Medical Alert Alarm (1), Stray Animal (1), Assist Other Agency (1), Panic Alarm (1), Domestic Disturbance (1), Customer/Management Dispute (1), Traffic Accident[Read More…]

Police Reports: Nov. 1, 2014

57 calls: Traffic Stop (32), Criminal Damage to Property (3), Hangup (2), Burglar Alarm (4), Parking Problem (1), Assist Fire Dept. (4), Found Property (1), Stray Animal (1), Check Well Being (1), Disabled Vehicle (1), Suspicious Subject (2), Traffic Accident with Damage (1), Suspicious Circumstances (2), Lockout (1), Assist Other[Read More…]

Further delay likely in Homewood casino bid, no action seen at state veto session

Casino dreamin’ (site boundaryimage from the Village of Homewoodcasino project documents, casinochips image © Dana BartekoskeHeinemann, Dreamstime Stock Photos) Homewood last week re-upped its bid to bring a casino to the south suburbs, but time may be running out on the village’s two-year-old gaming proposal. The Village Board last Tuesday approved an extension of[Read More…]

H-F on par in latest school assessment

While the 2014 School Report Card shows Homewood-Flossmoor High School on par with schools across the state, the state-mandated data doesn’t tell the full story of what goes on at H-F, says Jodi Bryant, Director of Human Resources and Public Relations.  Faculty and administrators typically use numerous indicators over four[Read More…]

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