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Skate-resistant flooring coming to H-F Ice Arena

The H-F Ice Arena is getting new flooring in the main lobby that will increase durability, extend its lifespan and improve the center's appearance. Homewood-Flossmoor Park District commissioners approved the expenditure July 18 that will expand the coverage of rubber tile and eliminate the area covered by carpet. The price won’t exceed $11,026. 

Home buyers flocking to H-F area: real estate trade group

It’s official. Homewood and Flossmoor are now recognized as two of the four hottest suburban real estate markets in the Chicago area. In its July 18 edition, Crain’s Chicago Business reported the surge in local home purchases based on recent data from the Chicago Association of Realtors.

Prairie State College thanks Homewood dentist for his work establishing dental hygiene clinic

It was 50 years ago that Homewood resident Dr. Francis Wright helped organize the dental hygiene program at Prairie State College. In June, PSC paid tribute to Wright, presenting him with its Pioneer Pillar award in recognition of his work on behalf of the program he helped develop.

New park district marquee sign coming to Dolphin Lake

A new color LED marquee will be installed on the corner of 183rd Street and Governors Highway due to the out-of-date technology of the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s current sign.

The new sign will better advertise park programs, officials said at the July 18 park board meeting.

Science center internship helps teens share energy efficiency message

Do you realize you’re adding to your electric bill by leaving chargers, devices and appliances plugged in while not in use? That was one of the lessons presented by 10 high school students interning at the Homewood Science Center on July 22.

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