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Public invited to Homewood PTA general meeting Wednesday

Homewood PTA will hold its annual general meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14.  The James Hart Panther Choir will sing, new teachers will be introduced and Matthew Rodriquez from the Illinois PTA will speak about the importance of fathers’ involvement in PTA.   The meeting is open to the public.[Read More…]

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Celebration Thursday marks Irwin Center’s 30th anniversary

The crowd gathers for a Starry Nights concert earlierthis summer. The Irwin Community Center not onlyhosts numerous activities and programs forpeople of all ages, its band shell and adjacentpark also provide the setting for summer concerts. (Photo by Quincy Crump/H-F Chronicle) Residents of the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District are invited to a 4:30[Read More…]

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Chronicle invites community to get on the front page

Anyone who’s ever wanted their picture in the paper can get on the front page of the Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle Saturday at Flossmoor Fest. A special “selfie frame” that looks like a page from Homewood-Flossmoor’s local newspaper will be available at the Community Relations Commission tent.

Proposed District 161 budget includes state, local financial boosts

As Flossmoor District 161 prepares to approve its 2016-17 budget, significant financial boosts are likely from both state and local sources. With the retirement of Flossmoor’s tax increment financing (TIF) district last December, the Flossmoor school system is expecting a 2.8 percent increase in local tax revenues in the new[Read More…]

Senators to be guest speakers Sept. 12

Illinois state senators will give updates on the legislative session at the Homewood-Flossmoor League of Women Voters potluck supper on Monday, Sept. 12. The program starts at 6 p.m. at the Irwin Center, 18120 Highland Ave. in Homewood. The public is welcome. Guests are asked to bring a dish to[Read More…]

Parker cross country team impressive at first invitational meet

Parker Junior High School’s cross country team is off to a strong start this season. Parker’s squad posted impressive team and individual performances at the first invitational of the season on Aug. 31 at Martino Junior High School in New Lenox. Parker competed against 12 other teams at the meet.[Read More…]

Foundation 153 ready for annual walk Sept. 18

Registration is open for the 2016 Foundation 153 Fund Run set for 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 18. The walk, run and dash events involve community members of all ages. Proceeds will enable the foundation continue underwriting various programs at Willow, Churchill and James Hart schools that can not be funded[Read More…]

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