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May 19 tribute, book honor former Western Avenue School principal

A longtime principal at Western Avenue School in Flossmoor, Jack Henneberry, will be honored at a May 19 event marking the publication of a book that’s filled with his words of inspiration that he shared with his staff and the school community over the years. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place Saturday from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Flossmoor Community House, 847 Hutchison Road in Flossmoor.

School bus aide charged with battery after incident outside Parker

A school bus aide has been charged with two counts of aggravated battery to a child, both felonies, following an April incident outside Parker Junior High School in Flossmoor.

Jessica D. Roberts, 36, of Calumet Park, was charged with the crimes following an arrest at her home on May 11, Flossmoor Deputy Police Chief Tod Kamleiter said.

H-F finance committee stops plans for fine arts addition

The District 233 finance committee Monday decided not to move forward on a proposed fine arts addition at Homewood-Flossmoor High School.
 

Homewood Public Works business dominates board meeting

The Homewood Public Works Department was the star of the Tuesday, May 8, board of trustees meeting. Eric Fritz was sworn in as the new Utility Department supervisor. Public Works Director John Schaefer reminded the board and audience about the Public Works Department open house on May 19. The board approved the department's request for new software

H-F Park District is national award for excellence finalist

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is a finalist for the 2018 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management.
 
Park officials learned of the selection May 10. The selection was made by the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association. 
 

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