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Pets of the week: Apollo and Mohawk

Many disasters catch us by surprise.  Not the zombie apocalypse. We know when it will happen and where, and we have a little time to prepare. Mark your calendars for 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at Apollo Park in Homewood.  Homewood-Flossmoor HighSchool Band members donmakeup in preparation for lastyear’s first Zombie Fun[Read More…]

Homewood resident sues village over water bill

I know some folks visit Izaak Walton Preserve year-round. It’s as nice a place for a winter walk as for a spring stroll. Selma Lisit of Chicago Heightsdiscusses her watercolor paintings at the Izaak WaltonArt Show Saturday, Oct. 18.(Photo by Eric Crump/TheChronicle) But for those who prefer to huddle indoors when[Read More…]

Homewood Police Reports: Oct. 16, 2014

50 calls: Traffic Stop (28), Parking Problem (2), Burglar Alarm (9), Assist Other Agency (2), Assist Fire Department (2), Customer/Management Dispute (1), Traffic Accident with Damage (2), Hit & Run (1), Barking Dog (1), Suspicious Subject (1), Ordinance Violation (1) Traffic stop (28) 1:08 a.m., 187th St. & Halsted St.[Read More…]

Legislators look for solutions to school funding challenges

As the debate about how to best fund Illinois’ schools continues, focus has shifted to Senate Bill 16 (see related story “School Funding Legislation Would Hurt Homewood Schools”). The legislation would reduce state allocations from wealthier districts and redistribute the monies to poorer schools. The Homewood Chronicle solicited comment from[Read More…]

Police Reports: Dec. 14, 2014

More than 180 local senior citizens were given a complementary breakfast, a tour of the new fieldhouse and a chance to join the chorus singing “Happy Birthday” to two centenarians among them. It was all part of the annual Seniors Breakfast hosted by Homewood-Flossmoor High School Wednesday, Oct. 15. A[Read More…]

PARCC testing now required in Illinois

More than 180 local senior citizens were given a complementary breakfast, a tour of the new fieldhouse and a chance to join the chorus singing “Happy Birthday” to two centenarians among them. It was all part of the annual Seniors Breakfast hosted by Homewood-Flossmoor High School Wednesday, Oct. 15. Related[Read More…]

Police Reports: Dec. 12, 2014

Flossmoor Station will donate 15 percent of all sales, lunch and dinner, dine-in or carry-out, on Tuesday, Oct. 21, to the HF Orchestra’s Spring Break 2015 performance tour to Spain. To participate, present this flyer when placing an order. During their break, 60 student musicians from HF’s orchestra and choir[Read More…]

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