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Park district honors volunteers, sponsors at first-ever event

Homewood-Flossmoor High School junior Alexandria Staton will spend the next two years strengthening her leadership and science skills through the Global Leaders Program at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT). This program helps outstanding high school students from Chicago and suburban schools improve their leadership skills and their passionate about STEM programs (science, technology, engineering[Read More…]

District 153 Fund Run set for September 20

Crews work Saturday, Aug. 22, on the roof of the Metra platform stairwell. The railway is addressing a number of repairs as part of a “bridge-gap” maintenance project. (Photo by Eric Crump/HF Chronicle) The flurry of attention and activity around Metra’s portion of the Homewood train station has continued this week. Tuesday night[Read More…]

Police Reports: July 31, 2015

Friends of Homewood PublicLibrary President John Burkecuts a ribbon to officially mark the opening of FORT, the library’s new teen space, which was financed by a grant from the Friends organization. (Photo by Marilyn Thomas/HF Chronicle) Members of the Friends of the Homewood Library made it official Wednesday when they celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark[Read More…]

Police Reports: July 25, 2015

Changes a-plenty are coming to Parker Junior High School. When students return to Parker later this week, they’ll find a substantially larger building. With the completion of a $7.5 million renovation project, the school has eight additional classrooms, new science and art rooms and a first-ever outdoor learning area. All[Read More…]

HF online gatherings

Coach Matt Somodi, standing right, talks with boystrying out for the new James Hart baseball team.(Photo by Marilyn Thomas/HF Chronicle) Students at James Hart Junior High will be taking swings at the baseball as the school’s first organized baseball and softball teams start their season this month. The school board[Read More…]

Homewood station condition

Uncle John’s BBQ opened for business several weeks ago, but on Saturday, the new restaurant will make it official. Uncle John’s BBQ owner Wilbur Milons talks to a customer Friday afternoon. The new restaurant’s grand opening will be Saturday, Aug. 8, at 12:15 p.m. (Photo by Eric Crump/HF Chronicle) There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 12:15[Read More…]

Parking changes include one-side-only restriction, Parker drop-off lane

Photo by Tom Houlihan/HF Chronicle   After months of installing underground utilities and paving, crews at Flossmoor’s Meijer site started putting up the superstore’s walls this week. Scott Bugner, Flossmoor’s director of inspectional services, said construction of walls for the 192,000-square-foot store at the intersection of Vollmer Road and Crawford[Read More…]

Updates from US Rep. Robin Kelly

Dear Friends, As Congress prepares to break for the August District Work Period, I wanted to update you on the legislative work I’ve done so far this year on behalf of the hard working families of the Second District. From trade to education to cyber security, I have fought for fair[Read More…]

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