Author: Chronicle staff

Meet the Candidates in the April 4 election

Candidates for local government boards can’t meet with every voter, but talking with candidates and hearing their views about the challenges facing villages, schools, parks or libraries is an important part of making a decision about who to entrust with leadership positions. That’s why the Chronicle started the Meet the[Read More…]

Park district working to expand summer offerings

It may be March, but the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is gearing up for summer. Stomping Grounds summer camps will be held at three locations. Kids will be segregated by ages with the kindergarten and first graders at Irwin Park; second and third graders at the H-F Sports Complex, part of[Read More…]

Jim Wright history story

Local historian and community leader Jim Wright died on March 10, 2023, after a six-year battle with cancer. Over the years, he contributed a number of articles about local history to the Chronicle. Major events in 125-year history of Homewood FD (Oct. 8, 2021) Some of . . . You’ve reached[Read More…]

Jerel Jones

Flossmoor appoints Jones as new police chief

Flossmoor Mayor Michelle Nelson will appoint Jerel Jones as police chief at a special village board meeting on Monday, March 27, where trustees are expected to unanimously approve the appointment. Jones will assume his duties on March 29. Jerel Jones “We are thrilled to have Chief Jerel Jones join the[Read More…]

H-F students to compete in International DECA Tournament

Homewood-Flossmoor High School students Charles Niemiec and Larsen Prokop will be competing at the International DECA Tournament April 22-25 in Orlando, Florida. The pair qualified for the international tournament by taking third place in the Financial Team Decision Making category at the Illinois DECA Tournament in Rosemont March 3, 4[Read More…]

H-F Scholastic Bowl team wins in recent competitions

Homewood-Flossmoor High School’s Scholastic Bowl team has had a winning season. Scholastic Bowl pits an H-F team against another school’s team is a timed competition to see which team can provide the most correct answers to questions from a wide range of knowledge, including history, literature, science, fine arts, current[Read More…]

H-F teachers make District 233 candidate endorsements

The Homewood-Flossmoor Education Organization has endorsed four candidates for positions on the District 233 school board in the April 4 election. The teachers union, representing about 220 teachers and instructional assistants at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, has selected newcomer Christopher Riedel and incumbents Pam Jackson, Gerald Pauling and Nathan Legardy to[Read More…]

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