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The future turns to technology: H-F prepares students for a skilled workforce

H-F’s automotive classes are offered through the school’s Industrial Technology program. There are also multi-year sequences in engineering, manufacturing and welding. All are designed to teach valuable, 21st century skills for a rapidly changing workplace. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber?[Read More…]

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Diane Cobban: Wildlife’s best friend

  Wildlife expert Dianne Cobban of Homewood hugs  her cat, Binks. Cobban rescued Binks out of a house  in Park Forest whose owners moved and left her.  (Photo by Mary Compton/H-F Chronicle)  Editor’s note: This story first appeared as the cover feature in the Oct. 1, 2017, print edition of[Read More…]

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The Hen Houses of Homewood

They can be found every day in stores and freezers in Homewood and are a common addition to dinner plates. And surprisingly, some local residents also have them in their backyards. Racheal Middleton is one of 18 Homewood residents raising chickens.  You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day[Read More…]

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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