H-F Principal will be guest speaker at PTA meeting Wednesday

Homewood-Flossmoor High School Principal Ryan Pitcock will be the guest speaker for the 6:30 p.m. “meet and greet” Wednesday, Jan. 14, at the District 153 PTA meeting.

H-F High School posts 2014-15 1st semester honor roll

Homewood-Flossmoor High School posted congratulations Monday, Jan. 12, to students who earned a place on the honor roll for the fall 2014 semester.

Charges filed in Homewood Jan. 1 to Jan. 7

A selection of incidents in Homewood the first week of January that resulted in criminal charges. A criminal charge is an accusation, not an indication of guilt. All parties named in criminal charges are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Homewood to consider purchase of former Savoia T'Go building

Homewood trustees will consider whether to purchase the former Savoia T'Go restaurant on Dixie Highway, another land bank project intended to give the village a say in how the property is developed. 

Dreaming of Spain: H-F Orchestra’s auction Jan. 17 to raise funds for trip

Students at Homewood-Floosmoor High School will give you a glimpse on Saturday of what they’ll experience this spring when the H-F Orchestra tours Spain for nine days.

H-F students will be presenting an evening with Spanish flare at the “Mid-Winter’s Fiesta” on Jan. 17, as part of the orchestra’s fundraiser for its upcoming trip to Spain.

Homewood, Flossmoor schools remain open during cold snap (Update Jan. 9)

Homewood and Flossmoor schools buck the trend as nearly all schools in the area close due to extreme cold weather. (Updated Jan. 9 to include information from H-F High School.)

Homewood will be sweet on sweets at the 13th annual Chocolate Festival Feb. 21

The 13th annual Chocolate Festival Feb. 21 in Homewood will add a professional category to the bake-off, plus there will be baking demonstrations, activities for kids, vendors and more. Deadline to register for the bake-off contest is Feb. 16.

It's still cold

Cold continues, and with light snow and gusty winds predicted or Thursday afternoon and evening, travel could be treacherous.

IPO concert Jan. 17 to feature Hristova on violin

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra will begin its 2015 concerts at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, with what IPO officials call "a powerful program with international flair." Bella Hristova will be the featured soloist.

SSFS resale shop seeks donations, volunteers

One More Thing Resale Shop is seeking donations of gently used furniture at this time. Clothing and other household items are also accepted.

The store is almost entirely run by volunteers, who help with sorting, organizing, pricing and store sales. Male and female volunteers may apply at this time as well.


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