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Triumph building purchase on board agenda Tuesday

Homewood officials have reached an agreement to purchase a vacant building that has for some time been featured in its plans for downtown redevelopment.

Trustees on Tuesday will have an opportunity to approve a contract on the building at 2033-2045 Ridge Road and 18042-18044 Martin Avenue, commonly referred to as the Triumph Building.

Rep. Kelly honored for efforts on behalf of older workers

Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., was honored by the Community Assistance Programs (CAPs) at a May luncheon, for her advocacy work on behalf of the unemployed mature adults.
 
Kelly, who represents Homewood and Flossmoor in Congress, sponsored the Today’s American Dream Act bill in the House of Representatives that includes specific language to provide targeted programs to assist mature workers 55 and older with computer skills, resume writing and job training. 
 

NASA probe launching this summer is named for former H-F resident

NASA has named the first mission to fly a spacecraft directly into the sun’s atmosphere in honor of Prof. Eugene Parker, a pioneering physicist at the University of Chicago, and former resident of Homewood and Flossmoor.

H-F High uses arts to recognize outstanding astrophysicist’s achievements

How do you honor a neighbor who is a renowned scientist credited with discovering theories on solar wind? Homewood-Flossmoor High School’s fine arts program took on the task Saturday, May 12, in a spectacular presentation of visual, sound and fine art by more than 500 students to pay tribute to astrophysicist Dr. Eugene Parker.

Flossmoor students inducted into Marian Catholic National Honor Society

Four Flossmoor students were among 88 juniors and seniors recently inducted into the Marian Catholic High School National Honor Society. 

Calyn Brumley, Riley Driscoll, Erin Kelly and Jacob Klupchak were inducted during a ceremony on Thursday, May 10. 

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