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Homewood District 153 says no thanks to guns in schools proposals

Student safety is important, but Homewood District 153 board members voted unanimously not to support measures to allow staff to carry firearms in schools.
 
Although no school district would be compelled to develop programs that allow firearms on campus, Homewood’s board members wanted to share their positions with delegates of the Illinois Association of School Boards. 
 

Homewood Science Center has gifts centered around science

Santa’s workshop has been busy generating toys for children who love creativity and learning. His special creations are available at the Homewood Science Center’s PopUp Science Shop starting Saturday, Nov. 24.
 

H-F teen arrested after bringing bullets to school

Flossmoor police arrested a Homewood-Flossmoor High School student when it was discovered he brought loose bullets into the school Monday, Nov. 12.
 
School officials notified police mid-morning that there was a suspicion that a student may have bullets. The student was identified, searched and the bullets were located, according to information provided to H-F parents.
 

Second annual FCC talent show to raise funds for PADS shelter

One-man band M.G. Bailey performs during the 2017 FCC talent show. Bailey, with Brooke King LaBreck, helps organize the event.
   One-man band M.G. Bailey
   performs during the 2017
   FCC talent show. Bailey,
   with Brooke King LaBreck,
   helps organize the event.
 

Homewood trustees to consider Harvey water rate study

At its regular meeting Tuesday, the Homewood Board of Trustees will consider hiring a consulting firm to conduct a study of the water costs incurred by the city of Harvey. 

The study is intended to establish actual costs for Harvey to deliver water to Homewood and several other area communities. Harvey claims the water rates it charges are below its costs and is considering a rate hike, according to Village Manager Jim Marino.

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