Homewood fix-it expert shares his home maintenance skills with others

Some people are experts in one area. Others know a little bit about a lot of things. And then there are people who seem to know how to do it all, like Kirk Powers of Homewood, who works independently doing home maintenance and home improvement projects.

Posse Foundation selects 3 H-F students for college scholarships

Three outstanding seniors at Homewood-Flossmoor High School are receiving college scholarships after being named 2017 Posse Scholars.

Deadline nears for ordering ‘Pets on Parade’ statues

Time is running out for businesses to purchase statues for the “Pets on Parade” fundraiser for the South Suburban Humane Society. Applications for this fundraiser are due on Wednesday, March 15. The art project will kick off at this year’s Homewood Art and Garden Street Fair on June 9 and 10.

Vote by Friday for Gov. Rauner to visit H-F art students

The Homewood-Flossmoor High School Fine Arts Department is in a competition to have Gov. Bruce Rauner come to visit H-F classrooms.

Milord Studio Theatre honors Homewood couple’s 50 years of service

The Drama Group has found a way to honor Paul and Maureen Milord of Homewood for their 50 years of dedicated volunteerism. The group renamed its theater space The Milord Studio Theatre.

Park Board prioritizes spending for 2017-18 budget

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District commissioners met with staff on March 7 to review plans for upcoming expenses in the next budget year.
 
The Homewood-Flossmoor area’s equalized assessed valuation (EAV) has been dropping, causing the park district to lose tax revenue. Commissioners went through the list and thanked staff for their diligence in recognizing what expenses could be reduced or put on hold.
 

Flossmoor residents invited to share ideas for marketing the village

Flossmoor officials are turning to residents for help in revitalizing the village’s marketing efforts.

As a community branding project begins, residents are invited to two brainstorming sessions that will focus on what makes Flossmoor special. The meetings will take place at 7 p.m. March 16 and 22 at Flossmoor Village Hall, 2800 Flossmoor Road.

Gourmet popcorn shop opens in downtown Flossmoor

Americans consume more than 14 billion quarts of popcorn each year. If you are one of them, you may be pleased to know that a gourmet popcorn shop has opened in downtown Flossmoor. POP N’ BY held a soft opening Feb. 18.

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