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Country Club Hills cleans up after storm

A storm on June 28 knocked down trees and caused power outages in Country Club Hills. Mayor Dwight Welch was among those helping to clear streets and assists residents afterward. …

H-F theatre ensemble to stage ‘44 Plays for 44 Presidents’


Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School Leaders in Theatre Ensemble will present “​44 Plays for 44 Presidents” in August.

​The play is a chronological, biographical survey of the lives and presidencies of each of the 44 men who have held the United States’ highest office, according to …

Country Club Hills police blotter


CAR BURGLARY: A wallet was stolen June 27 or 28 from an unlocked car in the 3800 block of 167th Place.

CAR BURGLARY: A LINK card and an ID card were stolen between June 28 and 30 from a car in the …

In Homewood, kids summer reading program is one to dye for


As part of the “Paws to Read” summer reading program at the Homewood Public Library, kids from preschoolers through sixth-graders keep track of how many minutes they read and get the chance to win some great prizes, according to a release from the library.

This …

H-F Summer Theatre presents ‘The Wizard of Oz’


Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School Summer Theatre will present “The Wizard of Oz” on July 17 and 18, according to a press release from the school.

The classic tale of Dorothy Gale’s adventures in Oz is geared toward elementary students and middle schoolers but will appeal …

Country Club Hills police blotter


WINDOW SHATTERED: A Country Club Hills woman told police she was sleeping June 2 in her bedroom in the 4100 block of 192nd Place when she heard a loud noise, went downstairs and discovered that her glass patio door had been shattered. …

Homewood woman celebrates 100th birthday


The South Suburban Rehabilitation Center in Homewood recently celebrated a resident’s milestone.

Mayor Richard Hofeld presented Marie Nicholson with a certificate from the city honoring her for her 100th birthday, according to a release about the event.

Nicholson has lived at South Suburban since 2008 …

Country Club Hills police blotter


BURGLARY: Tools were stolen between April 11 and 25 from a work trailer in the 4900 block of 173rd Street.

THEFT: A catalytic converter was stolen between April 12 and 25 from a vehicle in the 4900 block of West 175th Street. …

South Suburban Hospital gets ‘A’ for safety

Advocate South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest recently was honored with an A as its Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, according to a press release from the hospital.

The Safety Score is designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, …

H-F students take part in international DECA event


Homewood-Flossmoor ​Community High School students recently returned from DECA’s Annual International Career Development Conference, held from May 2 to 7 in Atlanta, according to a press release from the school.

More than 17,000 DECA members, advisors, alumni and affiliated businesspeople attended, the release said.

During …

Ingalls offers lineup of events, tours

Ingalls Health System will hold a series of health programs in the coming weeks, according to a press release from the organization.

They include the following:


The staff of Ingalls Maternity Suites will hold this free, fun-filled family event from 10 a.m. to 2 …

H-F High School to show off renovations at open house


Homewood-Flossmoor High School District 233 will host a building dedication and community open house for its renovated North Building from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 27, according to a press release about the event.

There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony and sculpture unveiling, featuring an …

H-F Racquet & Fitness Club celebrates National Tennis Month


The H-F Racquet & Fitness Club, 2920 W. 183rd St., Homewood, is celebrating National Tennis Month in May with a series of free classes and events, according to a press release from the club.

It also will host for the 23rd consecutive year the USTA …

Shelter offers required training for abuser intervention facilitators

Registration is underway for the abuser-intervention 20-hour training offered by South Suburban Family Shelter, according to a release from the shelter.

The training will take place from June 18 to 20 at the shelter’s training center, 18139 Harwood, Homewood.

Completion of the training is required, …

Homewood Farmers Market to open May 24


The Homewood Farmers Market will kick off summer with a focus on good food, gardening, shopping and family fun, according to a press release from the village’s public relations firm.

The opening day of the farmers market will feature a full range of unique and …

Country Club Hills police blotter


BURGLARY: Someone stole an air conditioning unit between March 24 and April 9 from a vacant home in the 3600 block of 176th Street.

THEFT: About 20 feet of copper pipe sometime before March 25 from a vacant home in the 4200 …

H-F offers summer ‘university’ for teachers


Homewood-Flossmoor High School will offer professional learning opportunities for teachers.

The Summer 2014 Homewood-Flossmoor University courses are open to educators throughout the Chicago area.

Professional development classes are taught by Homewood-Flossmoor certified teachers and administrators on a variety of topics, including best instructional practices, classroom-technology …