Author: Chronicle staff

9.22.2023 | What You Need To Know This Weekend

STUFFED ANIMAL CAMPOUT — Send your favorite stuffie or doll on a campout. Stuffies will go on hikes, cook dinner over the fire, discover nature and more. Pictures of the stuffies having fun will be posted on social media throughout the night and a picture album will be sent home as[Read More…]

Hart baseball team moves on to sectionals game

Homewood’s James Hart School Panthers baseball team defeated Flossmoor’s Parker Junior High Falcons team in regional division play Wednesday 2-0. Hart now advances to sectional play on Saturday. If Hart wins the Saturday game over Frankfort Hickory Creek it will advance in the Illinois Elementary School Association competition and get[Read More…]

9.21.2023 | What You Need To Know Today

FLOSSMOOR PLAN COMMISSION — The commission will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, in village hall, 2800 Flossmoor Road. Find the agenda here. STEAM PLAY, STEM SATURDAYS HIATUS — The Sprinkler Fitters Local Union 281 will be upgrading the Homewood Science Center’s fire suppression system. STEAM PLAY & STEM Saturdays will be on[Read More…]

9.20.2023 | What You Need To Know Today

DORAN ON ANTARCTICA — Peter Doran, professor of geology and geophysics at Louisiana State University, will talk about his research on Antarctica and his work with NASA in comparing the deserts of Antarctica with possible environments on Mars tonight at 7 p.m. in Senior Hall at Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, 1100 Ridge[Read More…]

9.19.2023 | What You Need To Know Today

HOMEWOOD COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE — Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. tonight in village hall, 2020 Chestnut Road. Find the agenda here. The board plans to discuss lighting and sound issues in the downtown area. DISTRICT 233 BOARD — The board will hold a special meeting in closed session at 6 p.m. to discuss[Read More…]

9.18.2023 | What You Need To Know Today

HOMEWOOD DISTRICT 153 BOARD OF EDUCATION — The board will meet at 7 p.m. tonight in the James Hart School media center, 18220 Morgan St. Find the agenda here. FLOSSMOOR BOARD OF TRUSTEES — The board will meet at 7:30 p.m. tonight in village hall, 2800 Flossmoor Road. Find the agenda here. UNDERGROUND RAILROAD MONUMENT —[Read More…]

Obituary: Paschal (Pat) Joseph Panio

Paschal (Pat) Joseph Panio, MD, a resident of Flossmoor, IL, tragically passed away on September 12, 2023 surrounded by his beloved wife and four children. Pat was born and raised in Chicago Heights, IL where he attended Marian Catholic High School. Later, he pursued his medical studies at Loyola Stritch[Read More…]

Teen killed in shooting after Hillcrest High football game

Hillcrest High School officials announced on the school’s Facebook page Saturday that a teen was shot and killed following the homecoming football game Friday, Sept. 15. “Our hearts go out to the families and friends of all those involved in this tragedy,” the statement read. “We in District 228 are[Read More…]

9.16.2023 | What You Need To Know This Weekend

FIRST RESPONDERS MASS — St. Veronica Church, 1131 Douglas Ave. in Flossmoor (formerly IJP) will host a special mass honoring first responders at 5 p.m. on Saturday. YOGA FOR A CAUSE — Serendipity Yoga and Wellness will host Yoga for a Cause at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16, in the west[Read More…]

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