Homewood trustees honor St. Joseph pastor

Homewood trustees honored St. Joseph Catholic Church pastor the Rev. Richard Kozak at the village board meeting Tuesday. Kozak is retiring as pastor at the end of June. 

Hunt & Gather returns to Homewood Farmers Market on Saturday

This Saturday, Hunt & Gather will be back — and bigger — at Homewood Farmers Market on Saturday, June 27, with furnishings, crafts and collectibles in their own section at the north end of the market at 2020 Chestnut Road.

Homewood trustee expresses reservations about prevailing wage resolution

Most of the Homewood Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday consisted of routine matters, with one exception. Trustee Jay Heiferman abstained from voting on a resolution required by the state to affirm the village's compliance with the prevailing wage law.

PSC awards diplomas to Homewood and Flossmoor residents

Students from Homewood and Flossmoor were among the graduates receiving degrees at the 56th annual commencement at Prairie State College.

Students received associate in arts, associate in science, associate in fine arts, associate in general studies or associate in applied science degrees, or a career program certificate during the May 16 ceremonies.

Graduates who live in Flossmoor:

Music at Ravisloe: IPO Brass Quintet to perform July 1

The Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra Brass Quintet will perform at Ravisloe Country Club at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, sharing American pop favorites, Baroque pop favorites and patriotic music to set the tone for the 4th of July holiday.

Lights, camera, action – District 161 starts recording board sessions

All systems are go for video recordings of school board meetings by Flossmoor District 161. Monday’s committee of the whole meeting – a session at which the school board discusses items of interest, but takes no action – was recorded and will likely be posted on the District 161 website later this week.

H-F Master Singers begin raising money for spring trip to Europe

The Homewood-Flossmoor Master Singers will be headed to Europe next year to share their voices with audiences in Budapest, Vienna and Prague. With the tour route established, students invited to join the tour are turning their attention to fundraising to help pay the costs of the trip. 

Southland Garden Walk will showcase 8 local places of beauty Sunday

The Southland Community Garden Walk from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 28, will give those who appreciate floral scenes a chance to see some of the best in the area. Eight gardens in Flossmoor, Homewood, Olympia Fields and Chicago Heights  will be on display. 

Flossmoor songwriter's work makes it to radio

It started as a hobby, but with a talent for songwriting and a key connection, Flossmoor resident Charles Childress has seen one of his songs make it to radio. Childress and friends will be performing Friday night at Grape & Grain in Homewood.

Police Reports: June 18, 2015

49 calls: Traffic Stop (25), Burglar Alarm (7), Juvenile Problem (2), Domestic Disturbance (3), Assist Fire Dept. (2), Disabled Vehicle (1), Traffic Accident with Damage (2), Lockout (2), Check Well Being (1), Suspicious Circumstances (1), Traffic Hazard (1), Citizen Assist (1), Parking Problem (1)


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