Intersection vehicle crash pushes into restaurant parking lot

June 14, 2021 - 17:08

Six vehicles — three of them in a parking lot — were involved in a crash at the intersection of 175th Street and Dixie Highway on June 11, sending one person to the hospital.

According to Homewood police, around 6:30 p.m. a vehicle traveling westbound on 175th Street proceeded to turn left onto southbound Dixie Highway when it crashed into a vehicle headed eastbound on 175th Street.

That vehicle was pushed, causing collisions among four other vehicles. 

Scholarship created to benefit LGBTQ students, allies from H-F

June 14, 2021 - 14:45

With longevity in mind, the founders of nonprofit organization Lighthouse LGBTQ have developed a scholarship fund that will help local graduates headed for higher education.

The Lighthouse LGBTQ Scholarship is a $1,000 award that will be presented to a student graduating from Homewood-Flossmoor High School who identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer, or their allies, and works to increase visibility for the LGBTQ community.

H-F Girls Track & Field team takes 2nd place in state

June 13, 2021 - 16:20

The Homewood-Flossmoor High School girls track and field team had outstanding outcomes in major events and their collective score brought home the second place trophy from the IHSA track & field state competition Saturday on the campus of Eastern Illinois University.

Sophomore Ana-Liese Torian won three individual honors: First for 100-meter hurdles, second for 200 dash and ninth in 100 dash.

Alexandria Edison took second in 400 dash.


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