Hart baseball team advances to sectionals

The James Hart School baseball team won the right to compete in Illinois Elementary School Association sectional play after defeating Parker Junior High on Monday, Sept. 18.

Homewood District 153 budget will balance with referendum funds

The District 153 school board approved a balanced 2018 budget of $22.26 million because of an additional $640,000 raised in the 2016 referendum.
 
Revenues, expected at $21.62 million, cannot meet all the expenses despite the administration’s best attempts at holding the line on costs.  The board unanimously approved the budget at its Sept. 18 meeting.
 

D233 board hears proposal for H-F High additions, remodeling

Homewood-Flossmoor High School may undergo a multi-million dollar construction project in the 2018-19 school year that will add two new spaces to the South Building and remodel interior space.
 

Final seal approved to prevent leaks at Flossmoor reservoir

As a reservoir rehab project nears its finish, Flossmoor officials Monday took one final step to prevent future leaks in the 3 million gallon water storage tank.

Variety is the spice of chili contest life in Homewood

Judges in the annual Chili Cook-Off at Homewood's Fall Fest on Saturday remarked on the variety they tasted. Martin Will, winner of Homewood's Top Chef honors, said that's a characteristic of chili standards in this area.

Sick, injured animals will benefit from success of 'Pets on Parade' art auction

Animals at South Suburban Humane Society that have serious health problems will have a better chance of receiving the care they need thanks to the generosity of bidders in the Pets on Parade auction that concluded on Saturday night.

Land off Halsted in Homewood sold to developers, parcel donated to IDOT

Two new restaurants may be coming to land near the corner of 175th and Halsted Streets in Homewood. The village is selling land near the intersection to developers and donating space to the Illinois Department of Transportation following action by the Homewood Village Board Sept. 12.

Ingalls, UChicago Medicine mark first year of outreach in South Suburbs

On Oct. 1, Ingalls Memorial Hospital and University of Chicago Medicine will celebrate the first year of a partnership that has expanded services and medical staff expertise for residents of the South Suburbs.

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