Hiring event set for Oct. 27

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., will host a 5th Annual Hiring Event for residents of the 2nd Congressional District on Friday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to noon, in the gymnasium of South Suburban College, 15800 State St., South Holland. 
 
Kelly represents Homewood and Flossmoor in Congress.
 

Mentorship helps Flossmoor resident develop online investment platform

Florence Hardy is planning to offer Illinois investors an opportunity to stimulate local business through truCrowd Illinois, Inc., an online equity investment platform.Hardy, of Flossmoor, was given the chance to develop her ideas when her proposal for truCrowd was selected one of six startups in the BMO Harris/1871 FinTech Partnership mentorship program. 

Flossmoor board grants independent status to Green Committee

  A February 2017 photo of the Flossmoor 
  Green Committee
(Provided photo)
 

After six years of continued success on local environmental projects, Flossmoor’s Green Committee has been promoted.

Hart baseball team advances to sectionals

The James Hart School baseball team won the right to compete in Illinois Elementary School Association sectional play after defeating Parker Junior High on Monday, Sept. 18.

Homewood District 153 budget will balance with referendum funds

The District 153 school board approved a balanced 2018 budget of $22.26 million because of an additional $640,000 raised in the 2016 referendum.
 
Revenues, expected at $21.62 million, cannot meet all the expenses despite the administration’s best attempts at holding the line on costs.  The board unanimously approved the budget at its Sept. 18 meeting.
 

D233 board hears proposal for H-F High additions, remodeling

Homewood-Flossmoor High School may undergo a multi-million dollar construction project in the 2018-19 school year that will add two new spaces to the South Building and remodel interior space.
 

Final seal approved to prevent leaks at Flossmoor reservoir

As a reservoir rehab project nears its finish, Flossmoor officials Monday took one final step to prevent future leaks in the 3 million gallon water storage tank.

Variety is the spice of chili contest life in Homewood

Judges in the annual Chili Cook-Off at Homewood's Fall Fest on Saturday remarked on the variety they tasted. Martin Will, winner of Homewood's Top Chef honors, said that's a characteristic of chili standards in this area.

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