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Parking study shows possible future of downtown Homewood

Homewood village board members began looking at potential changes to downtown parking this month, as they reviewed the results of a recent study. Last year, the village hired a transportation consulting firm to conduct a parking and traffic study of the downtown area. The firm presented the results to the village board at its May 14 meeting.
 

Community supports H-F board response to blackface incident

Parents and community members spoke in support of the administration and school board at the District 233 meeting Tuesday, after several speakers roundly criticized their actions in light of a blackface incident April 27. Despite the criticisms, including personal attacks against Superintendent Von Mansfield, parents came forward to applaud the administration’s actions in dealing with the incident that was posted on social media.
 

Flossmoor Station hosts Pre-Dark Lord Day with annual Wooden Hell release

Self-described beer geeks traveled from far and wide to sample Wooden Hell, arguably Flossmoor Station’s rarest and most renown brew. They converged to sample and pick up bottles of Wooden Hell beer at the brewery’s annual Pre-Dark Lord beer fest. 
 

H-F girls track and field brings home first place trophy

It’s a first place state title for the Homewood-Flossmoor girls track and field. The victory fulfills a dream to bring the first-place trophy to H-F after the team won second place at the Illinois High School Association’s state meet in 2017 and 2018.
 

Homewood library board selects new executive director

A three-time Blue Island Woman of the Year winner has been hired as the new executive director of Homewood Public Library. On May 15, the library board of trustees selected Colleen Waltman to fill the position. Waltman comes to Homewood from her job as director of Blue Island Public Library, where she has worked since 2014.

 

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