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The Weeks | Dec. 31: Chronicle anniversaries coming soon, lights and tree recycling, teen reading challenge continues, Wonka Party

THE WEEK > Meeting Homewood Beautification Committee will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2, in village hall, 2020 Chestnut Road. Stuff to do Tuesday, Jan. 2 Winter Break Teen Reading Challenge. Homewood Public Library, 17917 Dixie Highway, will continue its teen reading challenge all day from Jan. 2 through Jan. 9.[Read More…]

The Weeks | Dec. 24: Choosing trustees, Kwanzaa, reading challenge, Grandparents Day at HSC, 40+ Double Dutch Club film

THE WEEK > Meetings We looked. We couldn’t find any. Stuff to do Tuesday, Dec. 26 Kinara lighting. To celebrate Kwanzaa, Flossmoor will host a kinara lighting ceremony at 5 p.m. tonight through Jan. 1 at 5 p.m. each night in Flossmoor Park. Winter Break Teen Reading Challenge. Homewood Public Library, 17917[Read More…]

The Weeks | Dec. 17: Lisa Purcell steps down, Allisa Opyd nominated to step up, ukulele holiday serenade, big boost to Flossmoor history organization, Juice WRLD remembered, Richard Hunt mourned

THE WEEK > Meetings Flossmoor Board of Trustees will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 18, in village hall, 2800 Flossmoor Road.  Flossmoor School District 161 Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 18, in Normandy Villa, 41 E. Elmwood Drive, Chicago Heights.  Homewood Board of Trustees will meet at[Read More…]

The Weeks | Dec. 10: A probably unpopular solution to speeding, commissioner’s priorities, new bike rack, snowflake spotters, USPS comes through

THE WEEK > Meetings Homewood Public School District 153 Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11, at the James Hart School media center, 18220 Morgan St. Homewood Board of Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, in village hall, 2020 Chestnut Road. Flossmoor Public Library Board[Read More…]

Kayla and Mara Winfrey serve hot chocolate to a supporter of their Toys for Tots fundraiser on Friday, Dec. 16. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

The Weeks | Dec. 3: Holiday events, Vision Zero approach to traffic safety, bad drivers in local history, a newspaper saved, 20th anniversary hot chocolate stand

THE WEEK > Meetings Flossmoor School District 161 Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, in Normandy Villa, 41 E. Elmwood Drive, Chicago Heights.  Flossmoor Board of Trustees will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, in village hall, 2800 Flossmoor Road.  Homewood-Flossmoor Park District Board of Commissioners will[Read More…]

The carousel always attracts a big crowd at Holiday Lights in Homewood. (Chronicle file photo)

The Weeks | Nov. 26: Flossmoor gets national mention in Times democracy podcast, holiday events galore, Taylor Swift karaoke, Giving Tuesday ideas

THE WEEK > Meetings Flossmoor Community Relations Commission will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, in the committee room at village hall, 2800 Flossmoor Road. Homewood Board of Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, in village hall, 2020 Chestnut Road. Homewood Ethics Commission will meet at 5 p.m. Wednesday,[Read More…]

The Day family poses for a photo on Jim Knetl's 1967 Chevrolet pickup truck during the Flossmoor holiday festival on Nov. 26. Front, from left, are Zach and Amie. Back, from left, are Owen and Sam.

The Weeks | Nov. 19: Flossmoor holiday festivities, Small Business Saturday, Poorly Drawn Pet Portraits

THE WEEK > Meetings Flossmoor Board of Trustees will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 20, in village hall, 2800 Flossmoor Road. Flossmoor Green Commission will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, in the committee room at village hall, 2800 Flossmoor Road.  Stuff to do Monday, Nov. 20Thanksgiving break skating. The[Read More…]

Education Week: H-F High embraces innovation as it prepares students for their future

As we transitioned from the industrial era to the information age to now the digital age, education must evolve to meet the demands of the future. At Homewood-Flossmoor High School, we recognize integrating innovation, including technology such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), into education is crucial to prepare our students for[Read More…]

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