Despite objections, parking variance approved for dentist

The Homewood village board approved a parking variance Tuesday for a new dental office on 183rd Street despite the objections of two nearby business owners. Basit Nisbeth purchased a vacant property at 2421 W. 183rd Street. The building he rented in Glenwood was set to be torn down. Homewood code requires one parking space per employee plus two for each examination room.

H-F Vikings take game from Thornton

Homewood-Flossmoor High School’s Vikings boys basketball overpowered Thornton 65-52 Tuesday and improved their record to 10-4.
Senior forward Issac Stanback led H-F with 21 points, 10 rebounds, three steals and two assists.

Homewood reaches parking agreement with St. Joseph church

Homewood village trustees approved an agreement Tuesday that will help alleviate potential future parking issues caused by changes soon to come around village hall.
Public parking will now be allowed at St. Joseph church at 17949 Dixie Highway, across the street from the village complex, compensating for the anticipated loss of spaces from the sale of the village hall parking lot.

Flossmoor board overturns truck parking ban

Flossmoor residents can now legally park pickup trucks in their driveways after the Flossmoor Village Board voted Monday to change a decades-old ban.
The vote was unanimous among the six trustees. Mayor Paul Braun, who abstained from voting, called the vote a “landmark” decision for the community.

Sign-up starts for District 161 Girls of the Run program

For the seventh consecutive year, Flossmoor School District 161 female students will have the opportunity to participate in the annual Girls on the Run program.


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