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Police to conduct drill Thursday at Willow School in Homewood

Homewood officials urge residents near Willow School in Homewood not to call 911 if they see police presence in the area on Thursday morning.

The Homewood Police Department, in cooperation with School District 153, will conduct a critical incident drill from 8 a.m. to noon on Thursday, July 25, at the school, 1804 Willow Road.

Homewood police units will respond to a staged incident with assistance from neighboring law enforcement agencies.

Auditions open for Midwest Motet Society

Singers are invited to audition for The Midwest Motet Society, a Flossmoor-based auditioned community chamber choir. 
 
Auditions are by appointment with Marie Grass Amenta, founder and music director, who can be contacted at [email protected] or 708-206-0380.
 
All rehearsals will be Tuesdays in Flossmoor beginning Aug. 27.
 

Flossmoor continues search for new police chief

Flossmoor is seeking applications for a new police chief by Aug. 5.
 
The village is looking statewide for candidates and has hired the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) to assist with the search process.
 
The police chief in Flossmoor is appointed by the mayor with the advice and consent of the village board, and he or she reports directly to the village manager. 
 

Community gives high marks to H-F Parks

Park commissioners said it was no surprise to find that more that two-thirds of Homewood-Flossmoor Park District residents are satisfied with the overall value they receive from the park district, and 83 percent said the park district is important to the overall quality of life.
 
And, it was no surprise that the number one request is more walking and biking trails.
 

No contract yet for Homewood Library employees

It is more of the same as Homewood’s library staff tries to get its first contract with the library board. 
 
The employees, who have joined the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), ratified the contract May 15, but the document was never shared with the Homewood Public Library board of trustees.
 

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