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Viking Choir sings commissioned piece to departing director

The Viking Choir at Homewood-Flossmoor High School gave their beloved choir director Mike Rugen a final send-off on May 23, performing a piece specially written for him. At the end of the program, the students surprised him with “You Will Never Know,” written for his retirement. 
 
 

Live United helps H-F High end year on positive note

After a turbulent month of dealing with a racial incident triggered by four students wearing blackface, a group of students organized Live United, a campaign designed to bring students together. 

Sun shines on Homewood Memorial Day ceremonies

Before torrential rains tore through the area, the skies were mostly sunny for Homewood’s annual Memorial Day ceremony. The parade stepped at off at 10:30 a.m. from near Village Hall south down Dixie Highway, led by an honor guard. Following that, active soldiers drove and walked by three sand-colored military Humvees.

 

 

TIF to help Bogart's redevelopment on Homewood board agenda

Homewood trustees will have an opportunity Tuesday to continue the process of creating a small tax increment financing district (TIF) downtown that is expected aid the redevelopment of the former Bogart's Charhouse site at 18225 Dixie Highway.

Flossmoor musicians set to release jazz recording June 7

Thanks to a Flossmoor block party, a new jazz recording is born. 

On June 7, Rob Ryndak and Tom Lockwood will release "Gratitude." A release party is set for 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, at PianoForte, 1335 S. Michigan Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.pianofortechicago.com.

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