Filing has been completed for persons seeking elected office on local boards in Homewood and Flossmoor for schools, parks, village government and libraries. During the one-week filing period, hopeful candidates submitted petitions and other paperwork, the first step toward getting on the ballot for the consolidated election next April 6.[Read More…]
Author: Tom Houlihan
School board hopefuls file paperwork with county clerk
Candidates for school boards in Homewood and Flossmoor filed petitions and other paperwork this week with the Cook County Clerk’s office. Filing for the school board positions is the first step candidates must take to get on the ballot for the consolidated election on April 6, 2021. The filing period[Read More…]
Candidates file petitions for April 2021 election
Candidates in next April’s local elections started filing their petitions and other necessary paperwork on Monday. Voters in Homewood and Flossmoor will choose mayors and village trustees on April 6 along with school board members, park board and library trustees. In Flossmoor, Michelle Nelson and Lakshmi Emory filed for the[Read More…]
Sense of satisfaction, dignity is part of this holiday toy store
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2020 election totals show strong local support for Biden, Foxx, tax amendment
Voters in Homewood and Flossmoor overwhelmingly supported Joseph Biden in the Nov. 3 presidential election. Homewood voters cast ballots for former vice president Biden by a margin of 8,395 to 1,895 over President Donald Trump. In Flossmoor, there were 5,730 votes for Biden versus 1,082 for Trump. H-F area voters[Read More…]
Flossmoor’s mayor not seeking fourth term in April election
Paul Braun, Flossmoor’s mayor since 2009, announced Tuesday that he will not seek a fourth term in next April’s municipal election. “It is my hope that others in the community will step forward and run for election as mayor for Flossmoor in the April, 2021 municipal election,” Braun said in[Read More…]
Huge machine grinds up remaining debris from Flossmoor windstorm
After grinding, mulch was deposited into a new pile at the Flossmoor Public Works facility. (Tom Houlihan/H-F Chronicle) You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.
Flossmoor’s newest police sergeant takes oath at special ceremony
Mark Cagle, a 14-year veteran of the Flossmoor Police Department, has been promoted to the position of patrol sergeant. Cagle was sworn into his new position at a ceremony during the Aug. 17 Flossmoor Village Board meeting. Police Chief Tod Kamleiter told the board that Cagle’s promotion, which was effective[Read More…]
Board votes to put $10 million bond referendum on fall ballot
Flossmoor voters this fall will decide whether the village can issue $10 million in bonds for local street repairs and measures to prevent flooding in parts of town where it has become increasingly common. Village board members Monday unanimously approved the referendum question that will be on the November 3[Read More…]
Flossmoor cleanup could take two weeks following Monday windstorm
Flossmoor Public Works crews started cleaning debris immediately following Monday’s windstorm. (Provided photo) You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.