Take a Ride Down Market Street

Noelle Oh is Madame Butterly who has a friendly conversation with Kobe Gosha as the bus driver in the children's musical "The Last Stop on Market Street" being performed by the Homewood-Flossmoor High School theater program.
 

Homewood takes next step toward Hammond, Chicago Heights water

Homewood moved a step closer to leaving the Chicago and Harvey system and getting water from Hammond, Indiana, through Chicago Heights. The village board approved a contract at its Sept. 24 meeting with engineering firm Burns & McDonnell that includes design, permitting, right-of-way acquisition, soil investigation, water quality assessment and construction engineering.
 

Those Who Excel state honors presented to three from H-F High

The Illinois State Board of Education has honored a Homewood-Flossmoor teacher, administrator and past board member with “Those Who Excel” education awards. 
 

Hiring fair Oct. 6 for 2nd Congressional District residents

Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., will host more than 50 employers on Friday, Oct. 4, at the seventh annual hiring event for residents of the 2nd Congressional District.
 

H-F band car wash Saturday

Come out for a car wash from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, and support the Homewood-Flossmoor High School Band.
 

Assessor holds Oct. 1 meeting to discuss property tax reform

Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi will speak at an Oct. 1  town hall-style meeting to discuss property tax reform and a proposal in Springfield that will bring more fairness to the property tax system.  The program from 6 to 7:30 p.m. will be at South Suburban College, 15800 State St. in South Holland.
 

Flossmoor PD adopts ‘10 Shared Principles’ focused on trust between police, people of color

The Flossmoor Police Department has adopted a list of values designed to build trust between law enforcement and communities of color called the 10 Shared Principles of Policing. The principles were created by the NAACP Illinois State Conference and the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police.

Activities for all on tap at 4th annual Walk Walton Oct. 20

Take a walk in the woods, get a dose of science and enjoy food and beverages at the Homewood Science Center’s fourth annual Walk Walton event Sunday, Oct. 20. From 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. the Izaak Walton Preserve at 1100 Ridge Road in Homewood will be welcoming all to learn about science through fun activities.
 

Contract for water project design on Homewood trustees agenda

The plan to switch from Harvey to Chicago Heights as the source of water for Homewood could take another step forward Tuesday.

At the regular board meeting, trustees will consider an agreement with Burns & McDonnell for phase one of the project, the engineering design.

The $813,000 contract will require a budget amendment to allocate money from the water and sewer fund. 

Scenes from the 2019 HAC 0.3K race

The rain stopped long enough Saturday afternoon to complete the Homewood Arts Council's second annual 0.3K run, including a pre-race beer, a mid-race doughnut and post-race refreshments. All in a two-block course. 

More information to follow.

Photos by Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle.

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