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Hart, Parker to face off in playoff game Monday

It will be Flossmoor facing Homewood when Parker Junior High comes up against undefeated James Hart School. The baseball teams will each try to win a game Monday to advance to the Illinois Elementary School Association’s state championship. The game will be played at 4 p.m. at Lions Field, 1041 Ridge Road in Homewood. The winner gets the regional title and advances to sectional play on Sept. 22.

Franciscan Health marks new beginning with completion of transition to Olympia Fields campus

Franciscan Health is taking the next step in its 106-year commitment to building healthier communities in the Chicago South Suburbs.

As of Friday, Sept. 7, all emergency, inpatient and labor and delivery services at the Chicago Heights campus have been consolidated into the campus in Olympia Fields. Those services, along with outpatient service, are no longer available at Chicago Heights. 

Fright Fest discount tickets available

South Suburban Mayors & Managers Association has discount tickets available for Six Flags Fright Fest.
 
Tickets are $39.95 and include admission to six haunted houses at Six Flags in Gurnee for Sept. 15 and 16, or Oct. 5, 6, 7 and 8.
 
Tickets are available through sixflags.com/GreatAmerica and enter the promo code ssmmaff.

District 233 takes first step in strategic planning

Foster communication. Recognize student potential and student achievement. Support staff development. Support the array of extracurricular activities. Address the social/emotional needs of students. School finances should reflect Homewood-Flossmoor High School values.
 

No Metra fare increase in 2019

Metra announced on Wednesday, Sept. 12, that there will not be a fare increase in 2019. The commuter railroad will spend the year highlighting the need for more public aid and sounding the alarm about the system’s deterioration and possible downsizing if that aid does not materialize.

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