D161 considering COVID-19 vaccine requirement for staff, though exemptions would remain

September 15, 2021 - 22:02

Flossmoor School District 161 is considering implementing a vaccine requirement for its unvaccinated staff members that would only allow for medical or religious exemptions.

“I would recommend it,” Superintendent Dana Smith said Monday, Sept. 13, when presenting the item for discussion during a special meeting of the board of education.

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September 13, 2021 - 23:34

EAT HOMEWOOD - It's Homewood Restaurant Week, when the Homewood Business Association encourages residents to dine at local eateries. Participating restaurants include Cilantro, Grady's, La Voute Bistro, Maple Tree Inn, Redbird Café, Riviera Tacos, and Twisted Q.

Get a punch card at a participating restaurant, fill four spaces by ordering dine-in or take-out food to receive a free Homewood Restaurant Week T-Shirt and be entered to win a Homewood Business Association gift basket.

Stroke victim happy to return to tennis at H-F racquet club

September 13, 2021 - 22:54

Gregory Moore has a 45-year attachment to the game of tennis. After he suffered a stroke, he was down but refused to be counted out.

Moore, of Homewood, remembers being on the tennis courts at the Homewood-Flossmoor Racquet and Fitness Club in February. He stepped back to reach the ball for a return. He remembers his partner telling him it was a great shot.


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