Residents divided as Homewood takes another step toward casino

A room of about 100 Homewood residents in the Irwin
Community Center was divided Monday as the village
board held a hearing and voted to move closer
toward a new casino that would straddle the
village border with East Hazel Crest.

 

Walkathon Oct. 19 supports H-F scholarships in memory of 2015 graduate

A special walkathon is planned for Saturday, Oct. 19, that will keep the memory of a Homewood-Flossmoor High School graduate alive as it benefits current students in their college endeavors. The Alisia Dieudonne Foundation is sponsoring the walk at Bicentennial Park, 3401 203rd Street in Olympia Fields.
 

Jazz legend Orbert Davis at PSC gala Oct. 19

The Prairie State College (PSC) Foundation will present its first Reach for the Stars Award to jazz legend Orbert Davis when it hosts the annual Foundation Gala at 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19. Davis is an Emmy Award-winning trumpeter, educator, conductor and artistic director for the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic. He is being recognized as an individual who went above and beyond in his support of PSC students. 

 

 

Rep. DeLuca steps back into H-F High as guest principal

Rep. Anthony DeLuca met with students and staff during a day as guest principal at H-F High School.
Rep. Anthony DeLuca met with students and staff
during a day as guest principal at H-F High School.

 

Inclusivity dominates the theme of NCJW event

Nearing its 100th anniversary as a volunteer and community action organization, the South Cook Section of the National Council of Jewish Women recently hosted its Opening Luncheon. As the group nears its centennial birthday, its president stressed the organization’s inclusivity and its desire to be more relevant than ever.
 

Parks staff helps take care of flooding issues

Homewood-Flossmoor Park District employees hope they never have to deal again with flooding the likes of what hit the area on Friday, Sept. 27. At the Oct. 1 park board meeting, commissioners heard of damage reports and special efforts by staff.
 

Kamleiter selected for Flossmoor police chief appointment

Acting Flossmoor Police Chief Tod Kamleiter has been selected to move up the ranks to serve as the village's next permanent police chief. Kamleiter was Flossmoor’s deputy police chief for six years until May, when he was appointed acting police chief following former chief Mike Pulec’s retirement. 
 

Two H-F High grads selected 2019 Golden Apple Scholars

Homewood-Flossmoor High School graduates Cori Hoekstra,
class of 2019, and Amanda Fieramosca, class of 2018,
have been selected 2019 Golden Apple Scholars.

 

Scenes from Homewood Fall Fest 2019

Celebrating the mighty oak

Teens move through the oaks canopy on the high ropes course at Irons Oaks. (Provided photo/H-F Park District)
Teens move through the oaks canopy on the high ropes
course at Irons Oaks.
 (Provided photo/H-F Park District)
 

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