Flossmoor water main project moves forward

The replacement of water pipes in Flossmoor marches on after the village board on Monday, May 1, decided materials being used were safe.

The issue of new piping came to light after some residents questioned the safety of plastic piping.

Irwin Park will get a new Christmas tree

The holiday tree at Irwin Park was beautiful for ceremonies in December, but it didn’t survive through the winter.
 
The Homewood-Flossmoor Park Board got the bad news at its Tuesday, May 2, meeting. 

Applications being accepted for Homewood school board’s open seat

The Homewood District 153 school board held a special meeting Monday, May 1, to elect officers and declare a vacancy on the board.
 
Shelly Marks will continue as board president. Alex Bosch was elected vice president and Gregory Lawrence will serve as secretary.
 

A grandfather's view of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

A grandfather takes his grandchildren to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, connecting a broader history to the many personal stories he told them as they grew up.

A granddaughter's view of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

For a young black woman whose family has always made it a point to teach her about her history, a visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., was a special experience.

Benetti returns to hometown to help launch new baseball season

Homewood Baseball and Softball (HBS) opened the 2017 season on Saturday, April 22, in the usual fashion, with a big, candy-filled parade and a ceremony to mark the event and honor several local heroes.

Scenes from Homewood Baseball opening day

New H-F board gets three new members, Anderson elected president

Steve Anderson of Homewood took his seat on the District 233 school board on Monday, May 1, and was elected to serve as its president.

Flossmoor resident helping promote Make-A-Wish Gala May 20

 
Flossmoor resident A.J. Rudolph is so touched by stories of children benefitting from the Make-A-Wish Illinois that she is volunteering her time as marketing chair for the Wish Ball May 20.
 
The event at Navy Pier will feature actor and producer John Stamos as the celebrity entertainer, along with several talented Wish alumni.
 

H-F High grad will be in Harvard’s Class of 2021

Each year Homewood-Flossmoor High School’s graduating class sends students to top colleges and universities. One top 2017 graduate, Shannon Jordan, will be going to Harvard University.

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