Recycling revamp: Taking a fresh look at a maturing environmental practice

It’s been nearly 30 years since Homewood Disposal Service began curbside pickup of recyclables. Much has changed, but the community remains committed to this aspect of environmental stewardship.

Flossmoor library looking for new chief after director resigns

Aaron Carlin resigned his post as director of the Flossmoor Public Library last week. Library Board President Anne Thiros Tuesday, May 1, confirmed that Carlin had resigned and that he was no longer at the library.

Children’s author offers Churchill students a storyteller's magic words

Churchill students get lessons in writing and storytelling from the author of the Mr. Lemonchello book series.

H-F board’s finance committee holds off on first step for performing arts additions

With the price tag for major renovations and building additions at Homewood-Flossmoor High School coming in higher than expected, the school board’s finance committee held off on taking the first step on the project.
 
At its meeting Tuesday, committee members Jody Scariano, Tim Wenckus and Steve Anderson put off directing DLA Architects to begin the architectural and engineering work and agreed to meet again May 14 to review costs.
 

Homewood board welcomes new trustee

  New Homewood Trustee Lauren Roman, left, receives 
  congratulations from Village Clerk Marilyn Thomas 
  after taking the oath of office at the board of trustees' 

Posse Foundation names Willis, Dinwiddie 2018 scholarship winners

Arthur Willis of Homewood and Alec Dinwiddie of Flossmoor have been selected as Posse Scholars for 2018. The Posse Foundation is a national organization working with colleges and universities to support talented students from diverse backgrounds by providing four-year, full-tuition leadership scholarships. 

Organizations promote Screen Free Week

Electronic devices are nearly omnipresents these days, but sometimes it's good to take a short break from them this week, according to three local organizations.

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