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H-F wins seventh straight against Stagg

Seniors Issac Stanback and Trace Williams pressure Chargers guard Roy Huddleston in the third quarter. (Donald Crocker/H-F Chronicle)
  Seniors Issac Stanback and
  Trace Williams pressure
  Chargers guard Roy Huddleston
  in the third quarter.
 
  (Donald Crocker/H-F Chronicle)
 
Homewood-Flossmoor’s Vikings overpowered Stagg 60-37 to win the 10th out of their past 11 games. H-F faced a couple of hard fouls by Stagg, but H-F led the Chargers 27-19 after a chippy first half. Stagg, which ran a smaller lineup, had no chance compared to the height of the Vikings.

Improvements made, tax incentive approved for Homewood property

The Homewood Village Board approved a Class 8 tax designation Tuesday for a Shell gas station and strip mall at the intersection of Ridge Road and Halsted Street after delaying the move last month. The incentive was on the agenda at the board’s Jan. 22 meeting. Trustee Jay Heiferman raised the idea then of asking the business owner, listed on the renewal application as Waseem Ahmed, to make improvements to the property before the board renewed the measure.
 

You Matter 2 founder Destiny Watson’s outreach impacts peers, community

Nearly five years after founding You Matter 2, a service organization at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, Destiny Watson is still passionate about helping to improve the lives of others. Watson, now a junior at the University of Dayton, recently traveled to the Central American nation of El Salvador as part of her human rights studies. The experience, she said, was “eye-opening.” 

 

H-F Superintendent Mansfield chooses education for career of a lifetime

Homewood-Flossmoor High School Superintendent Von Mansfield knows his five years in the National Football League stand out on his résumé, but it’s his 30 years in education that have been the career he’s cherished. He grew up with four brothers and a single mom in a housing project in Milwaukee and rode the bus to the Milwaukee University School, a private school far removed from his neighborhood. 

Changes to county assessor’s website improve property searches

A major change to the Cook County Assessor’s website should make searching for data much easier. Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi said the updates to the website at cookcountyassessor.com will give taxpayers access to neighborhood-level data about comparable properties in their area. The website changes provide a more streamlined design and data solution.

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