Hastings announces new bill to counter problems with SB 16


State Sen. Michael Hastings (D-Tinley Park) announced a new bill, Senate Bill 3673, that would address concerns with the Senate Bill 16, a proposal to make school funding more equitable across the state. 

Flossmoor District 161 students make significant improvement in ISAT scores

Students at every Flossmoor District 161 school showed academic improvement on this year’s state mandated Illinois Standard Achievement Test.

Preparations continue for 'Big Box' opening Saturday

Chris Dewall of Homewood
Public Works makes prep-
arations Tuesday, Nov. 25,
for the Saturday unveiling
of the mysterious Big Box
at Martin Avenue and Ridge
Road in Homewood.

Help Thomas Photographic Services help those in need during the holiday season

Your generosity can make a difference in the life of someone who uses the support services of South Suburban Family Shelter, and you, in turn, could be the beneficiary of great photo services.

Hart Junior High students show they know their Constitutional history and issues

Why do we recognize the Treaty of Paris? Do you know which of the original articles of the United States Constitution talks about taxation? What was the end result of Shay’s Rebellion? 

H-F Vikings headed to football title game Saturday

Congratulations to the H-F Vikings!

Flossmoor investment funds frozen following scam

Flossmoor is taking steps to protect its municipal investments following a potentially far-reaching financial scam that is already tying up more than $50 million in government funds across Illinois.

Of Flossmoor's investment, $90,000 is directly affected by the case.

On the agenda: Homewood trustees to consider enterprise zone, budget amendment, committee appointments

The Homewood board of trustees will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, in Village Hall, 2020 Chestnut Road, and will consider an ordinance to establish an enterprise zone. 
On the agenda:

Science Pub: Adventures in your microbial world

Homewood Science Pub's speaker in November will ask the audience to get small. Really small.

The lecture will take a microbial perspective on the world.

Jack A. Gilbert

Harvey ordered to pay $26 million to Chicago

The city of Harvey has been ordered to pay Chicago $26 million in unpaid water bills, according to a report in the Chicago Tribune Thursday, Nov. 20.


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