Winter weather advisory issued for Saturday

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the Homewood-Flossmoor area Saturday, Jan. 3. 

The forecast calls for a precipitation gumbo Saturday, with periods of snow, sleet, freezing drizzle and rain throughout the day, NWS officials said.

Flossmoor trustees cancel Jan. 5 meeting, plan to meet Jan. 20

The Flossmoor Village Board meeting for Monday, Jan. 5 has been cancelled.

The next village board meeting is on Tuesday, Jan. 20. That meeting date has been changed because of the Dr. Martin Luther King national holiday on Jan. 19.

The meeting will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the board room at Village Hall, 2800 Flossmoor Road.

Welcome 2015

The balloons dropped, a boisterous bit of pandemonium ensued, and area families welcomed 2015 at noon Wednesday in Homewood.

The Homewood Community Relations Committee hosted the annual New Years Eve bash in the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District Auditorium.

The event began with comedy magician Circus Boy providing a show filled with such acts as knife juggling on a unicycle, popping wheelies on the world's smallest bicycle and mouth-juggling ping-pong balls.

The balloon drop was followed by a feast catered by White Castle of Homewood.

Pets of the week: Apollo and Mohawk

The South Suburban Humane Society Pets of the Week are Apollo and Mohawk. 

Homewood man charged with hate crime will undergo testing

Pol Danilov of Homewood will undergo psychological testing in the next month to determine if he is fit to stand trial on a charge of attempted murder of a shopper at a Homewood grocery store, according to Cook County State's Attorney officials.

Homewood Schools among the first in Illinois to move from paper testing to computer

Homewood School District 153 will be one of the first districts in Illinois to administer state testing by computer this spring.

Three H-F students selected for state band concerts

Three students at Homewood-Flossmoor High School will be performing at the Illinois Music Education Association’s yearly convention as members of the state high school bands, and one was selected for the convention’s All-State Future Music Educators Seminar.

Martin Avenue project contract awarded just before TIF expires

It came down to the wire, but the Martin Avenue open space and streetscape project contract crossed the finish line just before the expiration of its funding source. 

Global Fusion to host Kwanzaa celebration tonight

Global Fusion will host a Kwanzaa celebration from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3.

Owner Diana Dills said the event will include a candle-lighting ceremony and music and spoken word performances.

Flossmoor helping area’s needy through MLK Day of Service

Flossmoor residents are banding together to help south suburban neighbors in need during the 2015 MLK Day of Service on Jan. 19.


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