H-F students examine international issues at Illinois forum

Major current issue being discussed internationally were in the spotlight April 27 when10 students from Homewood-Flossmoor High School joined with more than 100 students from high schools across the state for the Illinois Capitol Forum on America’s Future. This was the 15th year H-F has participated, said teacher Scott Aronson.

Homewood man shot at Naperville train station Tuesday

A 45-year-old Amtrak conductor from Homewood was shot by a passenger at the Naperville train station Tuesday afternoon, according to a news release from Naperville police.

Police said they received the report of a gunshot victim on the train platform at 4:45 p.m. The conductor, who had been shot once in the torso, was transported to Edward Hospital in Naperville and was conscious and alert.

H-F assistant principal Fantin resigns

The District 233 school board Tuesday accepted the resignation of Craig Fantin, one of two assistant principals at Homewood-Flossmoor High School. He will serve at H-F through June 30, and then move to his new position as principal at Peotone High School. 

Kim O’Lone recognized for 17 years of PTA volunteering

The Homewood District 153 Parent-Teacher Association selected Kim O’Lone recipient of the 2017 Volunteer of the Year Award.

Local police to participate in Cop on a Rooftop fundraiser May 19 for Special Olympics

On May 19 local police officers will take to the roof of a local doughnut shop to help raise awareness and funds for Special Olympics, a worldwide organization that helps people with intellectual disabilities participate in sporting events.
 

H-F Park District nominated for national honor

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District has been selected a finalist for the 2017 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management.

Homewood accountant promoted to assistant finance director

The Homewood Village board approved a promotion within the finance department at its May 9 meeting. 
 
Amy Zukowski was sworn in as assistant finance director. She was also approved as the village’s agent for the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.

Collectible brew draws a crowd at Flossmoor Station

About 150 beer lovers lined up outside Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery on Friday, waiting for a brew that is so rare a single bottle can fetch $1,000 among collectors. The occasion was the release of Wooden Hell 2 at Flossmoor Station.

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