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Scenes from the natural wonders of suburban Chicagoland (Jay Readey/H-F Chronicle)

H-F nestled in Chicago’s green playground

When was the last time you were completely lost in the woods? Enveloped by trees and the sounds of birds? The amazing thing is how easy it is to do in Cook County, the seat of the world’s next MegaCity –you guessed it, Chicago, the next global metropolitan area to[Read More…]

Page 2: H-F saw losses, trauma in July

The community lost several people who made their mark on H-F, three during their lives and one in her death. On July 10, Madeline Miller, 64, was shot and killed by Flossmoor police officers who were responding to a report of a domestic disturbance. The nation has been paying increasing[Read More…]

Pride Party the latest event in a month of celebration

One thing was made clear in June. Despite being under pandemic quarantine measures for much of the past two years, the Homewood-Flossmoor community did not forget how to celebrate. This is the first summer since 2019 with virtually no pandemic limitations in place, and people have flocked to a series[Read More…]

Page 2: Information helps combat carjacking trend

In February, an armed juvenile jumped into a car in the 17500 block of Dixie Highway, ordered the occupant to exit the vehicle, then he and an accomplice drove away. On May 16, a similar scenario played out across town in the 17900 block of Halsted St.In both cases, the[Read More…]

Seeking the same level as a popular principal departs

Editor’s note: This column first appeared in the July 21, 2016, print edition of the Chronicle.  I  have one bit of advice for the Homewood-Flossmoor High School Board of Education. Next time you call a big town hall meeting on a controversial issue, don’t conduct it from the stage of[Read More…]

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