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.

Sleepy's building gets the nod from Homewood trustees

Homewood trustees approve building design, allowing new Halsted development to proceed.

Homewood to get the jump on 2015 with noon celebration Wednesday

Homewood will again get the jump on the new year with its noon countdown and balloon drop Wednesday, Dec. 31, to welcome the arrival of 2015.

Flossmoor resident sentenced for filing multi-billion dollar false liens against judges

Retaliatory liens against federal employees gets Flossmoor man 46 months in prison

A Flossmoor resident who pleaded guilty to two counts of obstruction of justice and two counts of filing false retaliatory liens against government officials has been sentenced to serve 46 months in prison.

Two businesses set for winter openings in downtown Homewood

Two downtown Homewood spots currently used for seasonal pop-up shops are poised to host permanent businesses.

On the agenda: Homewood trustees to hold special meeting to move Martin Avenue project forward, terminate downtown TIF district

Homewood Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, to consider two time-sensitive items regarding downtown redevelopment.

Homewood trustees OK pursuit of science center development, agree to purchase Ryan's Funeral Home

Homewood officials took two steps Tuesday toward the development of a community science center, envisioned as a kind of mini-Museum of Science and Industry, agreeing to hire a consultant and purchase property for the project.

Homewood trustees directed Village Manager Jim Marino to prepare a contract with Global Studios, a group affiliated with the Exploratorium in San Fransisco, to conduct the first phase of the project.


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