Park district Halloween parties Tuesday

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is hosting Halloween parties for kids 13 and under on Tuesday, Oct. 31.
 
The program from 5:30 to 6 p.m. is specially designed as “quiet time” for children with disabilities and their families, including those on the autism spectrum or children with sensory processing disorder. Children will be able to enjoy the Halloween event without the distractions of loud noises, flashing lights and crowded areas.
 

Homewood gives beautification awards for outstanding appearance

The Village of Homewood and its Beautification Committee presented top honors to 10 homeowners for their outstanding efforts at gardening when officials presented the annual beautification awards on Oct. 17. 
 

Landscaping and tree work win honors for two Homewood Public Works employees

Two Homewood Public Works staffers, Bryon Doerr and Jim Tresouthick, recently were honored for their landscaping and forestry work in the village and the region.

Parker music students chosen for ILMEA festival

Seven Parker Junior High School students have been chosen to participate in a statewide musical festival on Nov. 4. The District 1 Music Festival, hosted by the Illinois Music Education Association Elementary and Junior High Division, is taking place at Lincoln-Way Central High School in New Lenox.

Community meetings on H-F expansion plans set for Nov. 6 and 9

Residents of Homewood-Flossmoor High School District 233 are invited to hear administrators outline plans for expansion and remodeling at Homewood-Flossmoor High School in Flossmoor.
 
Speakers will address residents at three meetings. The first is set for 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 6, in Room E-1 in the South Building.  Two meetings are set for Thursday, Nov. 9, at 9 a.m. in the TLC Room in the South Building and at 7 p.m. in Room E-1 in the South Building.
 

Homewood officials: Residents get their money's worth

Homewood Finance Director Dennis Bubenik presented the proposed property tax levy of  $6,324,211 for 2017 to the board of trustees on Tuesday and he offered a chart that he said should give Homewood residents a clearer idea how their property tax dollars are spent.

H-F Park District recognized with national award

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District was named one of the four top park districts in the country by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA).

H-F High golf team takes first, Hoag advances to state tourney

Homewood-Flossmoor golfer Perry Hoag finished well at the IHSA Class 3A state golf tournament in Bloomington Oct. 13 and 14. The H-F golf team finished its season on a positive note on Oct. 3 with a first place finish at the IHSA regional golf tournament. 

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