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H-F varsity and frosh/soph Scholastic Bowl teams take championship titles

The Homewood-Flossmoor High School varsity and the freshmen-sophomore Scholastic Bowl teams both walked away with first place honors at the Southwest Suburban Conference (SWSC).  And, the freshmen-sophomore team not only won its first conference championship, but also completed the first undefeated season in freshmen-sophomore SWSC Scholastic Bowl history. The victory also[Read More…]

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Homewood VFW Post recognizes 10 essay winners

(Photo by Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)Homewood’s Wally Burns Post 8077 selected 10 students as local winners as part of the national Veterans of Foreign Wars Patriot’s Pen essay contest. Winners were Blair Bowden of Glenwood Academy; Cassandra Cross, Christina Cortes and Katelyn Nottke of Infant Jesus of Prague School; Luke Wieland of[Read More…]

Rep. Kelly introduces American Dream Act to help assist those left behind in economic recovery

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., has introduced legislation for community reinvestment that will offer job training for mature workers, encourage increased programs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) for teachers and give communities funding to removed commercial blight. Kelly, whose 2nd Congressional District includes Homewood and Flossmoor, announced the initiative,[Read More…]

Prairie State College announces fall Dean’s List

Prairie State College (PSC) has announced its Dean’s List from the fall 2016 semester. Dean’s List full-time students take at least 12 credit-hours of classes, maintain a 3.75 grade point average (GPA) or better for the semester and have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale: Flossmoor: Peter[Read More…]

Housing Expo March 4 in Lansing

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., is hosting a Housing Expo from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 4, at the Lan-Oak Park District office, 2550 178th Street, Lansing.  Participants will have the opportunity to apply for a loan modification. They also can learn about foreclosure prevention, first-time home buyer[Read More…]

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H-F chess team has best showing in 20 years at state meet

  The Homewood-Flossmoor High School chess team,  from left Owen Kreis, Julian Garcia, Justin Garcia,  Matthew Scholefield, Perry Hoag, Henry Thiros,  Jacob Rothchild, Eric Piros and Xander Branch,  had its best showing in state competition in  20 years. (Provided photo)  A nine-member Homewood-Flossmoor High School chess team had the best Vikings showing in 20 years[Read More…]

LighthouseLGBTQ invites pastor to discuss Bible

Andrea Denney, pastor at Calvary United Protestant Church in Park Forest, will be the guest presenter discussing “The Bible is Not a Weapon” at the 6:30 p.m. Feb. 22 meeting of LighthouseLGBTQ at the Flossmoor Community Church House, 847 Hutchinson Rd., Flossmoor. Denney, a graduate of the Chicago Theological Seminary, will[Read More…]