New Flossmoor trustee Kimmons sworn in with incumbents Hoag, Mitros

​Three recently elected members of the Flossmoor Village Board were sworn in and departing member James Wilder was honored during Monday night’s meeting. Gyata Kimmons is the only new face on the board, while longtime trustees James Mitros and Perry Hoag were both elected to their seventh four-year terms. 

Dixie Highway to close for several weeks north of 175th Street

Barriers were placed along the side of Dixie Highway at the intersection with 175th Street this week in preparation for the closure of a short section of Dixie Highway on May 20. The road soon will be closed from 175th Street north to 174th Street while crews replace a culvert, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation. The nearly $400,000 project is expected to be finished by July 5.

Triumph Building in downtown Homewood sold to developer

The Homewood village board approved the sale of a property at the intersection of Ridge Road and Martin Avenue in downtown Homewood. The building is commonly known as the Triumph Building. It was purchased by HCF Homewood LLC for $1. 

H-F parents forum seeks healing, ideas after racist incident

Homewood-Flossmoor High School administrators and staff are continuing their efforts to help the school community deal with the aftermath of a racist incident involving four students late in April.

On Tuesday, H-F hosted the first of two forums for parents of current students. The next forum will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, May 20.

H-F music grads to perform at free FCC concert Saturday

Two Homewood-Flossmoor High School graduates, both college music students, will perform at a free classical music concert Saturday at Flossmoor-Community Church.
Katelyn Hoag, H-F Class of 2012, and Anya Brumfield, Class of 2016, will perform at the church at 2 p.m. May 18. Flossmoor Community Church is located at 2218 Hutchison Road.


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