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Japanese guitarist performs April 23

  Hiroya Tsukamoto performs  in Flossmoor at 3 p.m.  April 23. (Provided photo)  Hiroya Tsukamoto, a singer-songwriter and guitarist from Kyoto, Japan, will perform at 3 p.m. April 23 in a private home in Flossmoor.   Tsukamoto first studied banjo and then learned guitar. His talents were recognized when he won a scholarship[Read More…]

Paid sick time bill advances to Illinois Senate

Legislation proposed by Illinois Sen. Toi Hutchinson, D-Chicago Heights, would provide for all workers in Illinois to have paid sick leave.   Her proposal, Senate Bill 1296, has moved to the Senate floor after passing out of the Senate Labor Committee the week of March 27. If approved, Illinois would[Read More…]

Curt Schubert new CFO at Marian Catholic

Curt Schubert has joined the administrative staff at Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights as its chief financial officer (CFO).   Schubert has 10 years of experience as a CFO at The Children’s Place Association, a child welfare organization in Chicago. He also has worked at Lutheran Social Services[Read More…]

Illinois Philharmonic premiere’s violin work April 8

Guest conductor Sean Newhouse will direct the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) for its season finale April 8 featuring Tessa Lark as guest performer for Edgar Meyer’s “Violin Concerto.”   The program will begin with a 6:30 p.m. pre-concert question and answer session followed by the IPO ‘s concert at 7:30[Read More…]

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District 161 welcomes new superintendent

  New District 161 Superintendent Dana Smith meets  National Junior Honor Society student volunteers.  (Provided photos)  Flossmoor School District 161 held a reception Thursday, March 23, to welcome its new superintendent, Dana Smith, to the district.    Related story:Flossmoor School District 161 announces appointment of new superintendent (March 16, 2017)  [Read More…]

Homewood Stories program now at Ravisloe

Homewood Stories, a storytelling program hosted by Karen O’Donnell, meets the third Tuesday of each month at Ravisloe Country Club, 18231 Park Ave. in Homewood. The next session is April 18. From 7:30 to 9 p.m., five storytellers will engage the audience with true stories of the heart. There is[Read More…]

Folk singer entertaining April 8 at coffee house

Singer and songwriter Dana Cooper will entertain at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 8, at Edgar’s Place Coffee House at the Unitarian Universalist Community Church, 70 Sycamore Drive in Park Forest.   Cooper is the recipient of the 2015 Spirit of Folk Award presented by the Folk Alliance International and the[Read More…]

PSC candidates debate is Monday

Candidates for election to the Prairie State College (PSC) board will debate at 7 p.m. Monday, March 27, in a forum conducted by the Homewood-Flossmoor and Park Forest League of Women Voters (LWV). The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle is a co-sponsor.   The session will be in the Heritage Community Bank Room 1318[Read More…]

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