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.

Vehicle theft, rash of car burglaries reported in Flossmoor

In an email alert to residents, Flossmoor police reported May 19 that property was stolen from vehicles parked on the village’s northeast side. The thefts were discovered early on Tuesday. Police said there was no sign of forced entry into the vehicles and it appears they may have been left unlocked. 

H-F students polish their talents through speech competitions

Speaking is a natural; it’s something each of us does every day. But to speak before judges, to present a speech before an audience, to make it stand out from your peers — that’s what speech competition is all about and the students at Homewood-Flossmoor High School have gotten very good at it. [Updated @ 2:45 p.m. Friday]

Portillo's progress

The walls are up at the new Portillo's restaurant on the southwest corner of Halsted and 17th streets in Homewood. 

The much-anticipated addition to the village is set to open around Labor Day. 

Old cell phone donations can help someone in need

South Suburban Family Shelter in Homewood is looking for individual phone donations or organizations willing to run an old phone collection drive. Phones will be sent to a recycler and the money will help fund South Suburban Family Shelter’s many programs for families affected by domestic violence.

Officers elected at annual League of Women Voters meeting

Homewood residents Syvia Tillman and Erin Roeper were reelected to a two-year term as co-presidents for the League of Women Voters of the Homewood-Flossmoor Area at its annual meeting May 2.

H-F High School recognizes ‘A’ students

Homewood-Flossmoor High School recently honored students who during the 2014-15 academic year earned straight-A grades in all subjects. They were recognized at the Academic Awards Ceremony on May 11.

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