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Police Reports: Dec. 23, 2014

40 calls: Traffic Stop (11), Suspicious Circumstances (1), Check Well Being (3), Warrant Service (1), Found Property (1), Premise Check (1), Assist Fire Dept. (4), Suspicious Subject (2), Citizen Assist (2), Retail Theft (1), Burglar Alarm (3), Customer/Management Dispute (1), Civil Matter (1), Parking Problem (1), Disabled Vehicle (2), Traffic[Read More…]

Police Reports: Dec. 22, 2014

Students at Homewood-Floosmoor High School will give you a glimpse on Saturday of what they’ll experience this spring when the H-F Orchestra tours Spain for nine days. H-F students will be presenting an evening with Spanish flare at the “Mid-Winter’s Fiesta” on Jan. 17, as part of the orchestra’s fundraiser[Read More…]

It’s still cold

Frigid temperatures this week closed hundreds of schools across the Chicago area. From Highland Park to Hinsdale to Homer Glen, students stayed home when dangerous wind chill temperatures swept across the Illinois prairie. But not in Homewood and Flossmoor. Students in Homewood-Flossmoor High School, Homewood District 153 and Flossmoor District[Read More…]

Police Reports: Dec. 21, 2014

The 2015 Homewood Chocolate Fest will feature baking demonstrations, children’s activities, vendor booths and a variety of sweets, desserts and gourmet baked goods.  Back by popular demand is the annual Chocolate Bake-Off Contest for  bakers to compete for title of “Home Sweet Homewood’s Master Pastry Chef.” This year Homewood has[Read More…]

IPO concert Jan. 17 to feature Hristova on violin

Snowblowers got a workoutTuesday after about 3 inchesof snow fell Monday night.They might be needed Friday, too, after light snow and highwinds Thursday afternoon could undo Tuesday’s work.(Photo by Eric Crump/TheChronicle) Area residents may want to keep their snowblowers warmed up and shovels handy, because the harsh wintry weather will continue today[Read More…]

SSFS resale shop seeks donations, volunteers

44 calls: Traffic Stop (26), Assist Fire Dept. (6), Stray Animal (1), Lockout (2), Domestic Disturbance (2), Burglar Alarm (2), Disabled Vehicle (1), Check Well Being (1), Vehicle Alarm (1), Noise Complaint (1), Driving Complaint (1) Traffic Stop (26) 12:27 a.m., 740 Western Ave. 7:59 a.m., 183rd St. & Gladville[Read More…]

Then and now: Homewood State Bank/La Banque

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra will begin its 2015 concerts at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, with what IPO officials call “a powerful program with international flair.” Maestro David Danzmayr and the orchestra open the evening with Gabriela Frank’s “Elegía Andina,” a Peruvian-inspired elegy to the South American Andes written in honor[Read More…]

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