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Village offices prepare to move to make way for renovations

The 2014-2015 H-F High School Scholastic Bowl team. (Photo provided) The Homewood-Flossmoor High School Scholastic Bowl team, undefeated in conference competition, will face its biggest challenge starting Friday when they compete for the state championship. For those who love the program “Jeopardy!” you have the idea of what Scholastic Bowl is[Read More…]

Survey, community forum focus on District 161 bus realignment

The Community DevelopmentDepartment customer service counter is one areathat will be improved byrenovation work that will startin April, according to villageofficials. (Photo by EricCrump/The Chronicle) Renovation work on Homewood Village Hall is scheduled to begin April 6, according to Village Manager Jim Marino. Public Works Department crews will be moving second-floor[Read More…]

Homewood school board awards tenure to 12 teachers

EDDA faculty sponsor Sahar Mustafah (rear, right) withmembers of the EDDA Club (from left) Hyacinth Agting,Payton Gallery,  Michael Crecco,  Raven Brown,  VivienMakos and Sabrina Howard. (Photo by MarilynThomas/The Chronicle) The stunning photographs. The magical phrases of poetry.  The amazing computer-generated art. The superior storytelling through short stories and personal essays. [Read More…]

Police Reports: Feb. 1, 2015

The Homewood-Flossmoor District 233 school board selected Mesirow Insurance Services, Inc. hoping for reduced costs and compliance with the federal Affordable Care Act. The board awarded a one year $38,000 contract to Mesirow for life, accident, death, dismemberment, vision, long term disability, flex insurance plans, COPRA and prescriptions.  District 233 is self-insured for health[Read More…]

Police Reports: Jan. 31, 2015

Dr. Jenna Kiel has been named the new clinical director for The Cancer Support Center. Dr. Jenna Kiel Staff at the center became familiar with her work when Kiel interned there when she was a doctoral student at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology.  “She instantly fit the culture and understood[Read More…]

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