Artist returns after nearly three decades to make repairs to Irwin Park’s sculpture

The loving hands of artist Margot McMahon helped restore the Irwin Park sculpture on Wednesday, Oct. 25. McMahon created the sculpture nearly three decades ago.

For Kids: Learning the concept of ‘thank you’

The benefits and blessings of giving thanks

We’re heading into a season with some definite themes of goodness, giving to others is highlighted. For children, witnessing those characteristics in others and having adults in their life that emphasize and reinforce those values goes a long way toward raising thoughtful, thankful citizens.

PSC hosts community networking event Wednesday

Prairie State College invites Homewood and Flossmoor residents to the campus for a networking program from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8.
 
The program will be in the PSC Christopher Art Gallery on the campus at 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights. Guests will enjoy tailgate style hors d’oeuvres, wine, beer and soft drinks. Guest presenter will be PSC Athletic Director Chris Zorich.
 

Green goes orange: Pumpkin Smash is Saturday

The HF Area Green Committee is offering an easy way to dispose of Halloween pumpkins. Bring them to  “Pumpkin Smash 2017” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Coyote Run Golf Course, 800 Kedzie Ave. in Flossmoor. 
 
Anyone who brings pumpkins will have a chance to toss them into a dumpster. They will be carted off to a landscape-waste recycling center in Peotone.

Adaptive sports made a difference for H-F team and team members

Aaron Holliday didn't let a physical impediment stop him from competing on the Homewood-Flossmoor High School track & field team.

H-F High track team wins first combined meet

The Homewood-Flossmoor track team won applause from the District 233 school board and audience members after Athletic Director Dan Vosnos announced the team as the first ever winners of the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) track and field combined meet.

For Monica Fox, Thanksgiving marks special anniversary

The benefits and blessings of giving thanks

At Thanksgiving 2016, Monica Fox of Flossmoor got a miracle. After waiting three years on a transplant list, she was given a kidney from an accident victim who was her own age. 

Students visit with more than 200 colleges at H-F High’s annual event

Some students brought lists of schools they wanted to visit with. Others wandered the Homewood-Flossmoor High School field house listening to presentations from college representatives. Parents tagged along. It was a crowded house Oct. 16 when Big 10, Ivy League, Illinois schools and a host of others came to Flossmoor for the annual College Night.

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