Board of education members in Flossmoor School District 161 have hired an interim superintendent for the remainder of the 2016-2017 academic year. At a special meeting Wednesday, board members approved the appointment of Michael Popp as interim superintendent. According to a press release issued Thursday by the school board, Popp[Read More…]
Members of the Theatre Arts Leadership Kouncil honored Homewood Mayor Richard Hofeld on Nov. 22 for his support of the teen organization during its five-year history. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.
The Homewood Police Department will host an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6, to demonstrate new training equipment at the Brian Carey Training Center 1023 191st St. in Homewood.New equipment includes two simulators designed to assist in training law enforcement personnel: A decision-making simulator and[Read More…]
Flossmoor’s Winterfest returns Saturday with a variety of holiday activities for the whole family. The annual holiday festival features pictures with Santa, trolley rides, a multi-story gingerbread house, tree lighting ceremonies and a number of activities at businesses in the downtown area and at Flossmoor Commons shopping center. Activities at[Read More…]
Aimee Davis, who recently had two appendixes removed at Ingalls Hospital, poses with her primary physician Dr. Kaveh Rahmani, left, and her surgeon Dr. Michael Romberg, right. (Provided photo) As an educator at the Field Museum in Chicago, Aimee Davis lives and breathes history. She’s not accustomed to making it though. Yet[Read More…]
Those calendars and planners on sale this time of year were put into early use at Monday’s Flossmoor District 161 board of education meeting. Board members synchronized their schedules for the next three months with representatives of BWP and Associates, the firm hired by the board to assist in finding[Read More…]
Flossmoor’s first-ever official Facebook page is making its debut Wednesday as the village plans to expand marketing and communication efforts. The Facebook page will go live Wednesday morning with a short video from Mayor Paul Braun, said Christopher Paicely, the village’s marketing and communications coordinator. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register[Read More…]
Nina Harris gives the storefront windows of the Triumph Building in downtown Homewood a festive look on Saturday. (Photos by Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle) When people congregate on Martin Avenue in Homewood for the Holiday Lights Festival on Friday, the storefront windows will help set the mood, thanks to the weekend[Read More…]
Cuba has been off-limits for most American travelers since the 1959 revolution that brought the late Fidel Castro to power, but one local woman took advantage of the nascent thaw between the two nations and visited Havana in October. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day[Read More…]
From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve, the Homewood-Flossmoor community comes together in dozens of ways to celebrate the holiday season. Let the Chronicle’s calendar be your guide! You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.