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Police Reports: Nov. 1, 2014

57 calls: Traffic Stop (32), Criminal Damage to Property (3), Hangup (2), Burglar Alarm (4), Parking Problem (1), Assist Fire Dept. (4), Found Property (1), Stray Animal (1), Check Well Being (1), Disabled Vehicle (1), Suspicious Subject (2), Traffic Accident with Damage (1), Suspicious Circumstances (2), Lockout (1), Assist Other[Read More…]

Further delay likely in Homewood casino bid, no action seen at state veto session

Casino dreamin’ (site boundaryimage from the Village of Homewoodcasino project documents, casinochips image © Dana BartekoskeHeinemann, Dreamstime Stock Photos) Homewood last week re-upped its bid to bring a casino to the south suburbs, but time may be running out on the village’s two-year-old gaming proposal. The Village Board last Tuesday approved an extension of[Read More…]

H-F on par in latest school assessment

While the 2014 School Report Card shows Homewood-Flossmoor High School on par with schools across the state, the state-mandated data doesn’t tell the full story of what goes on at H-F, says Jodi Bryant, Director of Human Resources and Public Relations.  Faculty and administrators typically use numerous indicators over four[Read More…]

McAtee accepts Millennium principal’s post

​The Little Free Library in Homewood’s Patriot Park was vandalized for the second time in a little more than than a month, according to Homewood Library Director Amy Crump. Crump discovered Sunday, Nov. 16, that the wooden box holding books had been knocked from its post, damaging the supports and[Read More…]

Flossmoor to replace problem-ridden ambulance

(Photo by Marilyn Thomas/The Chronicle) B. Hartley, a member of the Homewood Woman’s Club, was at Walt’s Food Center on Saturday, Nov. 15, collecting food for distribution through Respond Now.The drive, organized by Homewood Woman’s Club member Jan Lutz, is one of several projects the group undertook this year.

Missing cat alert: Anybody seen Symba?

Symba the cat is missing, according to a sign posted on a telephone pole at the intersection of Loomis Ave. and Olive Rd.  The cat is described as a brown tabby, and the owner can be reached at 708-206-1386.

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