Homewood teen to share message of change at We Day Illinois

Jade Greear of Homewood will bring her inspiring message of caring to an estimated 15,000 teenagers Thursday when she addresses the We Day Illinois audience at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.

Local Cub Scouts taking orders for flowers, sale set for May 9

Just in time for Mother's Day, Cub Scout Pack 304 is conducting its annual fundraising flower sale. Pack members are taking pre-orders through Tuesday for their geranium sale set for 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 9, at Flossmoor Station, 1035 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor.

Parker students perform musical play ‘Once On This Island’ Friday

“Once Upon This Island,” a musical play about the power of love on a Caribbean island, comes to Parker Junior High School Friday for one performance. The curtain goes up at 6:30 p.m. at the junior high, 2810 School St. in Flossmoor.

Mindeman and Friends appear at St. Mark Church Sunday

A rising star in the Chicago jazz scene will bring his music to an area church this weekend. Stuart Mindeman will perform a free concert at 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 26, at St. Mark Church, 312 N. Chicago Rd., Chicago Heights.

Meijer groundbreaking set for next Tuesday

The Village of Flossmoor announced Wednesday that a groundbreaking ceremony for the long-awaited Meijer superstore will take place next Tuesday, April 28. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. at the Meijer site, 3800 Vollmer Road.

Residents tinker with community science center idea

More than 60 area residents got a chance Monday night to hear about, discuss and try out the concept of a community science center in Homewood. Mayor Richard Hofeld said the village is committed to making the center a reality, and the meeting was the first step in getting the community involved in shaping it as it develops.

Flossmoor construction in new fiscal year includes Meijer, several village projects

With Monday’s approval of the 2016 municipal budget, Flossmoor officials are looking ahead to a number of projects taking place in the village this year.

First and foremost is the construction of the Meijer superstore at Flossmoor’s southwest corner. Contractors working for Meijer are expected to start work on the 192,000 square foot store within the next few days.

Walt’s Foods shoppers to get students’ Earth Day message

As the country marks Earth Day Wednesday, April 22, shoppers at Walt’s Foods in Homewood will get a specially created message marking the day.  

Applause for Tom Brabec as he ends 18 years on District 153 board

Supporters gave Homewood District 153 board member Tom Brabec numerous well wishes, rounds of applause and thanks as he ended 18 years of service at Monday’s board meeting.


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