Author: Chronicle staff

Recycled trees help local environment

Discarded Christmas trees can go to the curb and end up in a landfill, just taking up space, or they can be recycled, their chips added to mulch that will contribute to the local ecosystem. Thanks to project founders Jennifer Molski, Tony Manos and a host of volunteers, the choice[Read More…]

H-F High teachers select ‘Students of the Quarter’

Teachers at Homewood-Flossmoor High School named 16 students to the “Students of the Quarter” list for the first quarter of this school year. They were selected for their achievements in the classroom.Students and the departments that honored them are:Emmett Agting, reading; Juliette Benjamin, English; Ni’Kyla Causey-Seymour, world language; Audrey Faris,[Read More…]

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IEA grant helps D153 create Little Free Libraries

Every school in Homewood District 153 now has a Little Free Library thanks to a $750 grant from the Illinois Education Association (IEA) and four volunteers. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login[Read More…]

Homewood Public Library levy shows no tax increase

The Homewood Public Library is not expecting to see an increase in its tax levy, according to Amy Crump, executive director. The board will accept public comment on the proposed levy at a hearing at 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at the library, 17917 Dixie Highway. The board’s regular meeting[Read More…]

Flossmoor to celebrate the season with Winterfest Dec. 9

The holiday season returns to downtown Flossmoor with a host of Winterfest activities on Dec. 9 from 2 to 5 p.m.Winterfest, sponsored by the village of Flossmoor, will have additional activities this year in partnership with local businesses.The menorah and Christmas tree lighting will take place at 5:15 p.m. in[Read More…]

Fall events

FRIDAY, OCT. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

SATURDAY, OCT. 15

SUNDAY, OCT. 16

Community Calendar