Flossmoor considers allowing residential beekeeping

The Village of Flossmoor is moving forward with plans to allow residents to practice beekeeping in their backyards.

D233 board struggles with tax levy needs, fiscal issues

It remains unclear whether members of the Homewood-Flossmoor High School District 233 School Board will come together next month to unanimously approve the district's annual tax levy amount.

Robbery victim shot Friday near Kedzie Avenue

A robbery victim is in stable condition at an area hospital after suffering a gunshot wound Friday evening, according to Homewood police.

Kankakee Democrat wins 40th District senate seat over Flossmoor resident

Patrick Joyce, a businessman from Kankakee, has been selected to serve out the remainder of Sen. Toi Hutchinson’s (D-Olympia Fields) Illinois 40th District seat.

Homewood trustees move next board meeting to Nov. 25

The Village of Homewood Board of Trustees will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 25, in the board room at village hall, 2020 Chestnut Road. 

Incoming freshmen invited to H-F open house Dec. 5

Area eighth-graders and their families are invited to Homewood-Flossmoor High School’s annual Voyage to Excellence Open House on Thursday, Dec. 5, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. 

H-F board approves 4 new courses, despite Larocca's objection

Each year the administration at H-F High School proposes changes to the curriculum. The courses will be on the syllabus as options. Whether the courses will be officially offered depends on how many students enroll.

Suspicious package at CN office found harmless

A package that caused concern at the CN Railroad facility in Homewood had been deemed harmless, and a CN spokesman called the incident a “false alarm.”


Toys being accepted for annual Respond Now gift-giving day

For more than four decades, volunteers with Respond Now have been helping make the season bright for those who otherwise wouldn’t have much to celebrate.


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