Take a break from shopping: Homewood Fire Department to host Black Friday blood drive

The Homewood Fire Department will host it's annual Black Friday blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28, at 17950 Dixie Highway.

To schedule an appointment call LifeSource at1-877-543-3768 or register online click here. Walk-ins are welcome. 

Hammock sworn in as Homewood utility supervisor

Village Clerk Marilyn Thomas,
left, congratulates Harry
Hammock after he took the
oath of office for Public Works
utility supervisor.

Putting up holiday decorations? Don't throw away broken light strings

Photo courtesy of the Village
of Flossmoor e-newsletter.

A sharp eye could pay off for Homewood residents during the holiday season

Every snowflake might be different in nature. But in downtown Homewood, the decorative snowflakes displayed on light poles are all the same — except one.

Hastings announces new bill to counter problems with SB 16


State Sen. Michael Hastings (D-Tinley Park) announced a new bill, Senate Bill 3673, that would address concerns with the Senate Bill 16, a proposal to make school funding more equitable across the state. 

Flossmoor District 161 students make significant improvement in ISAT scores

Students at every Flossmoor District 161 school showed academic improvement on this year’s state mandated Illinois Standard Achievement Test.

Preparations continue for 'Big Box' opening Saturday

Chris Dewall of Homewood
Public Works makes prep-
arations Tuesday, Nov. 25,
for the Saturday unveiling
of the mysterious Big Box
at Martin Avenue and Ridge
Road in Homewood.

Help Thomas Photographic Services help those in need during the holiday season

Your generosity can make a difference in the life of someone who uses the support services of South Suburban Family Shelter, and you, in turn, could be the beneficiary of great photo services.

Hart Junior High students show they know their Constitutional history and issues

Why do we recognize the Treaty of Paris? Do you know which of the original articles of the United States Constitution talks about taxation? What was the end result of Shay’s Rebellion? 

H-F Vikings headed to football title game Saturday

Congratulations to the H-F Vikings!


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