Flossmoor police report 30 percent crime rate drop in 2014

The H-F Chess Team participated in the State Chess Tournament in Springfield Feb. 13-14, and according to Coach Dwight Morton, the young team did well, coming away with a 3-4 record. 

H-F chess team Coach DwightMorton offers pointers to team members during the state chess tournament inSpringfield. (Photo providedby Erika Holliday)

"The H-F Chess Team had a good showing at the State Chess Tournament despite coming one win short of our goal," Morton said.The team was placed at 60th seed out of more than . . .

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Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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