Karve launched as latest monumental sculpture at H-F High School

H-F school board member Jody Scariano with teacher
Greg Petecki, left, prepare to cut the ribbon dedicating
Karve, the newest public sculpture by H-F students.

Scenes from the Homewood Memorial Day Parade

Rain? No problem. Local residents brought umbrellas and lined the Dixie Highway-Olive Road-Harwood Avenue route in spite of a moderate rain shower minutes before the parade was set to begin. Veterans, Boy Scouts, public safety vehicles, local officials and three school bands led by a color guard and bagpiper helped the village remember the sacrifices of the nation's veterans.

Photos from the ceremony to follow.

Top students at H-F High receive scholastic pin

At the May 11 Academic Awards Ceremony, top students received the scholastic pin for earning honor roll status 12 or more times during their high school career

Kid heaven: A chance to operate big machines at Homewood Public Works open house

Anyone who wanted to know what it is like to operate a backhoe or see the view from a towering bucket truck or learn how Homewood's water plant works could have found the answers in one convenient spot Saturday, May 16.

Dozens of families ignored the threat of rain to attend the Homewood Public Works Department's second annual open house at the Ashland Avenue facility.

Archbishop calls for ‘words that heal’ during Infant Jesus of Prague service

Archbishop Blase Cupich visited Infant Jesus of Prague Catholic Church on Sunday, and in his homily reminded parishoners of the importance of “words that heal.”

Scenes from Homewood Farmers Market summer season opening

Homewood Farmers Market opened its summer season Saturday, May 23, under sunny skies. Turnout was good, according to market officials, with the return of regular vendors and patrons, plus quite a few new visitors. 

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Newspaper kiosk on Harwood about to become Homewood's latest Little Free Library

The newspaper kiosk on Harwood Avenue near the train station is about to becoming the village's latest Little Free Library. 

La Banque/La Voute progress: The signs are up

The exterior signs have been installed as the opening of the La Banque Hotel and La Voute Bistro nears. The hotel in the former bank building at Ridge Road and Martin Avenue in Homewood will open to the public June 15.

H-F honor roll students receive academic letter

Homewood-Flossmoor High School gave special recognition to its top students who have earned honor roll status eight or more times during their high school careers.

State Motor Fuel Tax funds fall short of village needs: Flossmoor officials

Flossmoor is ready to begin its annual street resurfacing program in the next few weeks. Village officials said this week, however, that state Motor Fuel Tax (MFT) funds that are used to pay for street repairs are woefully inadequate to meet the village’s needs this year.

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