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$32,000 grant helps H-F purchase class equipment

Homewood-Flossmoor High School’s Applied Academics Program received a $32,000 grant from the Technology and Manufacturing Association (TMA) Education Foundation for a new piece of equipment.
 
The grant covered the cost of the HAAS Mini Mill CNC Machine. Teacher Bill Merchantz has designed the new Computer Integrated Manufacturing class, which starts this fall. Students in the class will use the new equipment. 
 

Homewood Memorial Day parade, ceremony to honor the fallen

Local veterans will be joined by community leaders and student musicians on Monday, May 28, for Homewood's annual Memorial Day observance to honor those who gave their lives while serving the country.

The parade will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the 17900 block of Dixie Highway and will travel south to Olive Road, then west to Harwood Avenue.

Helpful approach wins PSC Professor Joshua Green national award

One special comment, suggestion or word of encouragement from Joshua Green can make a difference for a student in a competition. Green’s efforts didn’t go unnoticed. Speech team competitors in regional and national meets selected the Prairie State College assistant professor of communications the 2018 Collie-Taylor Coach Fellowship Award winner. The award recognizes the coach who best exemplifies coaching excellence.

Homewood hires hometown marketing director

Jennifer Quirke was sworn in as Homewood’s marketing director at the May 22 village board meeting. “Homewood is my adopted hometown,” Quirke said. “Homewood is where my heart is.” 

Crosswalks will be removed from traffic island in downtown Flossmoor

Traffic patterns for cars and trucks in downtown Flossmoor will not change following approval of a plan designed to make crossing Sterling Avenue a safer experience.
 
However, pedestrians will be asked to alter their trek across Sterling at the traffic island just west of the Metra station.
 

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