Small Business Award for Center for Dental Excellence

The Center for Dental Excellence received the 2017 Small Business of the Year Award at the 16th Annual Summit Awards Breakfast sponsored by the South Suburban Small Business Association.

H-F school board will decide best practices on field trips

After months of discussion, the District 233 school board decided it would review its 20-plus year practice of approving field trips. 
In the mean time, the board decided to continue its standard practice of voting on Homewood-Flossmoor High School out-of-state trips.

Homewood trustees to consider business incentive request, sign variance

Homewood trustees will consider a business incentive fund request and a sign variance at their regular meeting Tuesday.

Vivek Pinto has applied for funding to help with the installation of a fire alarm system at 18673-18681 Dixie Highway in the Southgate shopping area. The request for $4,935 would cover half the fire alarm installation.

Local firefighters to practice ice rescues this week

Motorists who notice a fire department presence at Dolphin Lake this week need not worry. It's not an emergency, but rather preparation for an emergency.

Four local fire departments will be conducting ice rescue training sessions at the lake on the northeast corner of Governors Highway and 183rd Street in Homewood on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday mornings.

Director Laurens Grant will discuss 'Stay Woke' film Feb. 18

Homewood-Flossmoor High School alumna Laurens Grant’s latest documentary film, “Stay Woke,” chronicling the evolution of the Black Lives Matter movement, will be shown at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, at Flossmoor Community Church, 2218 Hutchinson Road.

Feb. 11 is 125th anniversary of Homewood’s incorporation

Although settled in the 1830’s, it took almost 60 years for the area that would eventually become Homewood to officially form a village government. That milestone was reached on Feb. 11, 1893, and so Homewood is celebrating its 125th birthday this year.

Musician’s ideas brought jazz fest to PSC 30 years ago

On Feb. 15, 16 and 17, Valerie Nicholson and friends will mark 30 years of the Prairie State College Jazz Fest. The highlight of the three-day event will be the 7:30 p.m. concert with leading jazz musicians in the PSC Barnes & Noble Auditorium on the campus at 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights.

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