Rev. Jesse Jackson urges H-F students to move away from anger over racial incident

It’s been more than a week since four Homewood-Flossmoor High School students posted a racist video on social media. Feeling hurt and angry about it is understandable, but students must work through their feelings so that healing can begin, Rev. Jesse Jackson told students at an assembly on Tuesday.

MWRD urges residents to reduce water usage

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) is encouraging area residents to minimize their use of water before and during storm events to reduce the amount of water flowing into the sewer system. 


Dance domestic violence out of town May 10

Yvonne Oldaker of Homewood is preparing to run her third Chicago Marathon this fall as part of the Run Domestic Violence Out of Town team. 

All she's asking the rest of the community to do is dance.

Conductor Kirov returns to Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra for third season

Maestro Stilian Kirov will conduct the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra through the 2022-23 season. Kirov, a native of Bulgaria, is a graduate of The Julliard School and has a master’s degree in conducting from the Ecole Normale de Musique in Paris. Kirov joined the IPO as music director in 2017.

H-F student to lead division of Midwest Jewish youth organization

Louis Berman, a junior at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, was elected to serve as president of the boys division for the Great Midwest Region of BBYO, the leading pluralistic Jewish teen movement.


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