Homewood trustees to consider budget amendments, business incentive request

Three measures that were deferred at the previous meeting will be taken up at the Homewood board of trustees meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in village hall.

The board will consider a business incentive fund request from Vivek Pinto for financial assistance with the cost of installing a fire alarm system at 18673-18681 Dixie Highway. The request for $6,410 would cover half the cost of the system.

Bill Beverly sets sights on NASA career

Bill Beverly of Homewood has a goal — he wants to work for NASA. Beverly’s excitement about his future profession derives from his selection for the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars Program that gave him the opportunity recently to learn from engineers and scientists at the Johnson Space Center in Houston.

Rain, melting snow lead to flooding this week in H-F area

Fifteen inches of snow, followed by a major winter rainstorm, have tested public works crews in Flossmoor and Homewood this month.

Three H-F seniors selected Merit Scholarship finalists

Homewood-Flossmoor High School seniors Allie Mangel, Andronicus Marati and Alessandro Vazquez have been named finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program.

Flossmoor board approves aerial bucket truck for public works

The Flossmoor Public Works Department will now have an aerial bucket truck to use for street light maintenance, tree trimming and other projects around town.

Student charged with weapons crimes for bringing gun to H-F

A Homewood-Flossmoor High School student is facing three felony charges after allegedly bringing a handgun to the school earlier this month, Flossmoor police said Wednesday.
The student, a 16-year-old male, was charged with unlawful possession of a stolen firearm, unlawful possession of a firearm by someone under 18 years of age and unlawful possession of a firearm on school grounds, said Deputy Police Chief Tod Kamleiter.

Local robotics team moves on to state competition

The Tech Ninja Team (TNT) is going to state. The local robotics competitors were members of the winning alliance at the robotics tournament at Marian Catholic High School gymnasium on Saturday, Feb. 10.

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