Local temple and mosque offer Day of Service opportunity

Two local religious organizations are inviting Homewood and Flossmoor residents to contribute to the Million Meal Program, an effort to fight hunger among senior citizens.

The event on Sept. 10 at the Chicago Theological Seminary is co-sponsored by a number of organizations, including B’nai Yehuda Beth Shalom (BYBS) in Homewood and The Mosque Cares in East Hazel Crest.

H-F senior Justin Hall has a big night against Michigan City

Last Friday night was all about Justin Hall as he racked up 247 all-purpose yards with five touchdowns to cap off an outstanding performance as Homewood-Flossmoor defeated Michigan City by a score of 63-21 in the Vikings’ first game of the season.

Fest marks return of clocks to Flossmoor’s downtown tower

Cue the DeLorean.
 
Flossmoor will have its own “Back to the Future” moment next weekend when new timepieces are unveiled at the downtown clock tower.
 
Mayor Paul Braun said the new clocks will make their debut during opening ceremonies for Flossmoor Fest on Sept. 9.
 
“They are supposed to be installed in the next few days,” Braun said Thursday.
 

Homewood honors retiring officer, promotes and hires police

The Homewood village board has passed a resolution honoring police Sgt. Dave Tobin on his retirement, promoted another office and hired a third to fill the void.

Good news from state follows District 161 budget presentation

While still in session Monday evening, and shortly after hearing details of the district’s proposed budget, the Flossmoor District 161 Board of Education began receiving a play-by-play update of school funding negotiations in Springfield.

They liked what they heard.

Unique ‘groundbreaking’ points toward Flossmoor economic development

Flossmoor elected officials and department heads Tuesday stood with Dan Abdo, the developer of the Starbucks and AT&T outlets that are being built at the village’s Meijer complex, for an unusual groundbreaking ceremony.

Fratello's expands deli business with new shop on Halsted Street

Fratello's Cafe and Deli is expanding. It's new shop on Halsted Street will open this week, according to the owners. That doesn't mean the downtown deli is going away. The new shop is part of an expansion project.

Davis: Compromise school funding legislation puts districts ‘on right path’

Monday’s passage of a compromise school funding bill in the Illinois House was “20 years in the making,” state Rep. Will Davis said.

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