Village board approves ordinance banning sweepstakes machines in Flossmoor

Some people know them as promotional kiosks. Others refer to them as sweepstakes machines. Whatever their name, they are now illegal in Flossmoor.

H-F High’s Joy Woods selected a top high school performer in Illinois

Joy Woods, a June graduate of Homewood-Flossmoor High School, performed as one of 24 outstanding Illinois high school students at the Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards on June 4.

H-F board approves teachers’ contract

The District 233 school board approved a new three-year contract with the Homewood-Flossmoor Education Organization, giving HFEO members an average annual increase in total compensation of 3.94 percent.
 
The agreement covers 199 teachers and 37 instructional staff at Homewood-Flossmoor High School.

The package was approved on Sunday, June 3, at a special board meeting. The vote was 6-0. Member Beth Larocca was absent.
 

Flossmoor targets building violations with new rules for nuisance properties

Broken windows. Overgrown weeds. Peeling paint. Collapsing gutters.
 
All communities face the challenge of property maintenance, especially when some residents allow their homes to fall into disrepair. Deteriorating homes, both inside and out, are aggravating to neighbors and raise the likelihood of fire, injury, disease and health problems.
 

November referendum vote planned on Flossmoor’s pickup truck restrictions

One of Flossmoor’s newest residents Monday brought an old question to officials at the village board meeting.

Why does Flossmoor prohibit parking personal use pickup trucks in residential areas?

“What was the problem?” Mark Penacho asked board members.

Boys track brings 2nd place trophy home to H-F High

It was an exciting season for the Homewood-Flossmoor High School boys track and field team that culminated in a second place finish in the 3A division at the IHSA track and field state championship meet May 26.
 

Wiley the border collie goes into retirement at Coyote Run

Coyote Run Golf Course is giving Wiley the border collie, its longtime mascot, a break after more than 13 years on the job. The official golf course dog responsibilities now fall to Beatrix, a six-month old rescue dog believed to be a Treeing Tennessee Brindle.

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