New Owner at Family Wine and Liquors welcomes the community

There is a new face behind the counter at the long-time Homewood business, Family Wine and Liquors at 18707 S. Dixie Highway. But for long-time customers, there is no need to worry that anything more will change.

Stanback, Ogom lead H-F to OT win over Bloom

Homewood-Flossmoor senior forward Issac Stanback helped will the Vikings to a win in an overtime thriller against Bloom 64-61. H-F advances to the second game of the state basketball tournament's sectional round.  

Flossmoor teacher resigns mid-year, alleges poor treatment

​After months of discomfort about what he says are pervasive problems at the school, teacher Ryan Sinwelski resigned from his job at Parker Junior High in Flossmoor on March 3. Along with his resignation, Sinwelski released a letter to area media outlets and others detailing a number of concerns he alleges about lack of leadership and discipline at the school. 

Homewood approves stray shopping cart ordinance

Stores in Homewood must now pay to have stray shopping carts returned to their property after the village board approved an ordinance Feb. 26. The village’s building department has been trying to work with retailers “to gain better control over their shopping carts” found away from their properties. Homewood has met with stores and issued “several” court citations.


H-F board approves $1.4 million in updates

The District 233 school board accepted four bids at its Feb. 19 meeting, for a total of $1.43 million for work on the North and South Buildings this summer.
Amber Mechanical of Alsip was awarded a $508,000 contract for updates to the mechanical system on the North Building gym. The space is lacking air circulation. This work includes installing air conditioning.

SSSRA honors Homewood-Flossmoor athletes

Homewood resident Charlie Whitmore and Flossmoor resident Anthony Pitts were among those honored at the South Suburban Special Recreation Association annual athletic banquet Jan. 17 at Wiley’s Grill in Flossmoor for Special Olympic athletes, unified partners, coaches and family members.

Balanced effort leads Vikings to regional championship

Homewood-Flossmoor's basketball team Friday advanced to the sectional round of the state boys basketball tournament by defeating St. Rita 55-45.

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