Author: Chronicle staff

2 Homewood officers injured helping apprehend car theft suspects

Two Homewood police officers were transported to the hospital Friday, March 11, after suffering non-life-threatening injuries in traffic accidents, according to Homewood Police Chief Denise McGrath. The crashes occurred while the officers were helping Glenwood police apprehend two car theft suspects, she said. Glenwood police said the incident began about[Read More…]

2 injured in Homewood shooting Wednesday night

Two people were transported to the hospital after suffering gunshot wounds Wednesday, March 16, in the 1200 block of Jill Terrace in Homewood. Homewood officers responded to the home shortly after 10 p.m., according to a police statement. They discovered two victims, a 22-year-old male and a 42-year-old female. Homewood[Read More…]

New principal selected for Parker Junior High

The District 161 school board approved a contract with Ursula Parris to serve as the next principal at Parker Junior High School in Flossmoor. Parris will come to the district starting July 1 after serving as a school administrator in Florida where she has nearly 15 years of school administration[Read More…]

Local venues host ‘Love is Blind’ filming

Ravisloe Country Club officials announced on Friday that the club and its sister property, La Banque Hotel, both in Homewood, have served as locations for filming of the popular dating reality show, “Love is Blind,” and may appear in season 2 episodes. Ravisloe Director of Marketing and Events Johanna Morawski[Read More…]

Schools shift to e-learning to avoid weather-related issues

Homewood-Flossmoor High School, Homewood District 153 and Flossmoor District 161 will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 2, to avoid students coming to schools in what could be a dangerous winter weather storm. The National Weather Service said the South Suburbs can expect up to 10-inches of snow overnight into Wednesday morning[Read More…]

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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