Cooking for a crew: Making meals at the firehouse comes with challenges

If you think getting food on the table for a couple of hungry, picky kids on a hectic evening is a hard job, the firefighters of Homewood and Flossmoor can definitely relate to your concerns, and sympathize too. Cooking for a large crew and doing it between emergency calls definitely has its challenges.

H-F High presents honors to top senior athletes

Homewood-Flossmoor High School presented honors to its top athletes at the 40th annual senior athletic banquet May 31.

Fun outdoors as school year ends

District 153 schools had students out of doors as the 2017-18 school year came to a close on June 7.  Field Day activities, on June 6, helped reinforce teamwork while having fun.

Rabid Brewing seeks liquor license amendment

Homewood trustees will consider a liquor license request from Rabid Brewing and a number of purchases, including police and public works equipment.

Rabid Brewing is asking for a license that would allow the establishment to serve alcohol outdoors. The request would require an ordinance amending the class 16 liquor license to allow outdoor sales.

In other business, the board will consider
  • A bid for crushed limestone.

District 161 students accomplish reading goal

It wasn't hard to read a million pages when the more than 2,300 students in District 161 joined forces. The district’s students started a goal for the month of May as the Million Reading Challenge Partnership and kept on reading through the end of the school year on June 7.

Cummings retires after 27 years in Army Reserves

People serving in the military still need legal services, and one Homewood attorney was there for them for 27 years. Homewood Village Attorney Chris Cummings retired in December 2017 as a colonel from the Judge Advocate General Corps of the United States Army Reserve. 

D153 reading specialist collecting books for African visit

District 153 reading specialist Maureen Daley is taking her love of books to Africa this summer. Daley will be one of 25 people traveling to Ghana for 10 days through Literacy Empowerment Action Program (LEAP) for Ghana.

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