Homewood village board members sworn in again

There were no new faces, but village officials were sworn in at the Homewood board meeting Tuesday.

Cook County Judge Toya Harvey swore in Village President Richard Hofeld, Clerk Marilyn Thomas and Trustees Larry Burnson, Anne Colton and Barbara Dawkins. All were easily re-elected to their respective positions in the April 4 consolidated election.

Big machines will rule in Homewood on May 20-21

Big machines will be on display and in action May 20-21 at the annual Homewood Rail Fest, the Homewood Public Works Open House and the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District's Touch a Truck event. The Homewood Science Center will host a PopUp Science event with activities that explore the physics of railroads and rollercoasters.

State art show exhibited at H-F’s North Building

The works of three Homewood-Flossmoor High School art students are on display at the school’s North Building as part of the traveling art show of the Illinois Art Education Association.

One-Minute Movie Festival open to creative filmmakers

The Homewood Public Library is hosting its second annual One-Minute Movie Festival scheduled for 7 p.m. June 29 at the library, 19717 Dixie Highway.
 
“Creativity is the key,” said Kelly Campos of the Homewood Library staff. “Last year’s winners proved you can do some interesting presentations in 60 seconds.” The 2016 videos are at https://youtu.be/4_WIffNwZzM
 

H-F senior awarded Chick Evans Caddy Scholarship

The Western Golf Association (WGA) and the Chick Evans Scholars Foundation have selected Homewood-Flossmoor High School graduating senior Gianmarco Petrelli the 2017 Chick Evans Caddie Scholarship recipient.

H-F badminton team advances to state tournament this weekend

The Homewood-Flossmoor High School badminton doubles team of Jenna Bostick and Ashley Deckelman will be competing in the Illinois High School Association's State Badminton Tournament Friday and Saturday at Eastern Illinois University.

Scenes from Recyclepalooza 2017

Hundreds join recycling effort at Recyclepalooza 2.0

The Flossmoor Green Committee is calling the second annual Recyclepalooza event on Saturday, May 6, “an overwhelming success.” From 10 a.m. through 3 p.m., a steady stream of cars with Homewood-Flossmoor area residents happy to de-clutter came through the Parker Junior High parking lot in Flossmoor.

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