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IPO announces its 2017-18 40th season concerts

The Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) will mark its 40th season with a special Leonard Bernstein series for 2017-18.   Each of the five concerts will celebrate the famed composer as IPO marks the 100th anniversary of his birth.   Concerts are set for Oct. 14, Nov. 18, Feb. 10, March[Read More…]

Two fundraisers to benefit H-F scholarships

The Homewood-Flossmoor Parents Association is hosting two “Cooks Night Out” benefits on Monday, March 6.   Panera Bread in the Cherry Creek Plaza at 18416 Governors Highway in Homewood, and Lou Malnati’s Pizza in Flossmoor Commons at 3315 Vollmer Rd. will be donating 20 percent of total sales.    Panera[Read More…]

LWV program looks at women presidential candidates

The Homewood-Flossmoor Area League of Women Voters is presenting a 6:30 p.m. program on Wednesday, March 15, on the history of women attempting to serve as U.S. president.   The free program is part of the group’s monthly meeting at the Homewood Public Library, 17917 Dixie Highway.   “Victoria Woodall[Read More…]

PSC Nursing Program Ranked in Top 20 RN Programs in Illinois

The nursing program at Prairie State College (PSC) recently was named one of the “Best R.N. Programs in Illinois” by RegisteredNursing.org.    PSC’s program took spot 17 of the top 30 programs that were ranked. There currently are 76 nursing programs in the state.              “After[Read More…]

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[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;[Read More…]

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