Pedestrian killed Tuesday morning when struck by train at Homewood station

  Homewood police were among the officers 
  who responded to Homewood station Tuesday
  morning after a pedestrian was fatally struck 

H-F High School offers counseling services after student's death

Homewood-Flossmoor High School is taking steps to help students who might be emotionally distraught over the death Saturday of a student.

The Cook County Medical Examiner's office identified the student as Romane D. Taylor Jr., 17, of Chicago Heights. He died Saturday night as a result of injuries suffered in a shooting that afternoon.

College Board names 155 H-F High students for AP honors recognition

Homewood-Flossmoor High School has announced that 155 students have earned AP Scholar awards for their exceptional achievement on Advanced Placement exams.
The scores are for work completed during the 2017-2018 school year when H-F offered 25 AP courses recognized for their quick pace and academic rigor. Students are given the support they need from these classes by teachers and parents, Superintendent Von Mansfield explained.

Bergstein's celebrates 10 years as the South Suburbs' New York deli

It has been 10 years since the Davis family of Homewood looked around and realized there were no New York-style delicatessens in the area. They decided to change that, and Bergstein's NY Deli was born. On Sept. 15, the family will celebrate its first decade in the deli business at 200 Dixie Highway in Chicago Heights. 

H-F High football takes two wins into homecoming weekend

Craig Buzea, head football coach at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, likes what he sees in his varsity team as they prepare for the H-F homecoming game at 7 p.m. on Friday. The team is off to a 2-0 start.


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