Putting out a fire takes more than manpower. There’s lots of science involved, as Homewood Fire Chief Bob Grabowski will explain at the Pop-Up Science Program “The Science, Math and Physics of Fire Engineering” on Sept. 23. This program from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., hosted by the Homewood Science[Read More…]
Author: Chronicle staff
Homewood-Flossmoor High School Viking Orchestra members will be raising funds at Saturday’s Flossmoor Fest from 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. for their spring trip to Cuba.
The Homewood Science Center’s “Ready, Set, Experiment!” Pop-Up Science Program on Saturday, Sept. 16, will give kids the chance to learn through doing. This program runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the science center, 18022 Dixie Highway. Chemists from Dober Corporation will have several stations for hands-on activities[Read More…]
Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery is holding a fundraiser Tuesday for victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. The establishment is also collecting clothing and other needed supplies that will be sent to the Houston area this week. Dean Armstrong, who owns Flossmoor Station with his wife Carolyn, announced the fundraiser[Read More…]
Starting Monday, Sept. 11, trains from Homewood and Flossmoor will be running on a new Metra Rail schedule. Commuter rush hour schedules have only slight changes. Those riding downtown mid-day Monday through Friday and are accustomed to getting trains from Flossmoor leaving at 10 minutes past the hour, will now[Read More…]
Following a downtown traffic accident last week, Flossmoor announced increased safety measures at the Sterling Avenue traffic circle between the north entrance to the Metra station and the post office. In an Aug. 30 post on the Flossmoor Facebook page, village officials said the safety improvements will include the removal[Read More…]
In three days, James Hart School students and staff managed to raise nearly $1,500 for relief efforts in Texas.
Flossmoor police are looking for further information on a suspect who may be involved in a string of vehicle burglaries in the village.
Threats against students at James Hart School in Homewood may have been posted online in jest, but they were taken very seriously by the Homewood Police Department and District 153 school officials. On the evening of Friday, Aug. 25, police said a Hart student saw comments on social media made[Read More…]
Runners, walkers and supporters will gather Sunday, Sept. 17, for the 8th annual Homewood Schools Fund Run. The race, hosted by Foundation 153, raises money for programs and school initiatives that are not paid for through the school budget.