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District 161 hires interim school superintendent

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…]

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TALK’s award to Hofeld comes as surprise at board meeting

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.

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Ingalls doctors discover a rare condition: two appendixes

  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…]

Search firm outlines steps in hiring new District 161 superintendent

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 Facebook page is first step in renewed marketing effort

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…]

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High school artists add to festive look of downtown Homewood

  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…]

Holiday Guide calendar of seasonal events

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.

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