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Police Reports: July 9, 2015

The Homewood Board of Trustees will consider Tuesday whether to take the next step in developing a  community science center. The conceptual plan developed by the Exploratorium, a popular science center in San Fransisco, was delivered several weeks ago and was reviewed by the local stakeholders team Tuesday, July 21. [Read More…]

As soccer’s popularity rises, HF Soccer Club prepares for big fall season

Emma, left, and Allie Steiner enjoy the Splash Pad at Millennium Park in Homewood on Wednesday morning, July 22. (Photo by Eric Crump/HF Chronicle) Homewood-Flossmoor Park District staff got numerous positive comments from board members Tuesday for the time and effort they put in keeping the splash pad operating. This past weekend, a power surge[Read More…]

H-F ballplayers to play in Negro Leagues tribute game at Sox park

The Flossmoor Giants pose with the Viking Helmet traveling trophy, which will reside at Flossmoor Public Library until next year’s contest. (Photo by Eric Crump/HF Chronicle) Flossmoor Giants coach Sam Cutrara held aloft the Viking Helmet traveling trophy while his team gathered around and cheered, enjoying their victory Tuesday night over the Homewood[Read More…]

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While professional artists led by Nancy Pochis Bank recreated a Georges Seurat painting on the street nearby, dozens of local artists of all ages — amateur and professional — got down on the pavement and created their own works of art. Chalk of the Town was a new feature of Homewood’s Art[Read More…]

Hunt & Gather returns to Homewood Farmers Market on Saturday

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme studentsJordan Kouassi and Joel Osei presented their art projectsto the H-F school board in May.(Photo by Marilyn Thomas/HF Chronicle) Homewood-Flossmoor High School, the first public high school in Chicago’s suburbs offering an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme, is awaiting the ratings for its first 17 IB diploma graduates.[Read More…]

Students honored at St. Joseph School graduation

 Terell White, left, receives a new bicycle, compliments of Flossmoor Police Officer David Levy, who raised money to replace White’s previous bike, which was damaged in a collision with a car. (Photo by Tom Houlihan/HF Chronicle) Seven months after he was nearly killed while riding his bicycle to work, Terell White has a new[Read More…]

Victim uninjured in armed robbery May 16

The perfect word to describe the weather for summer season opening of Homewood Farmers Market? Perfect.  Bloomberg Farms of Homewood offers bedding plants during the early farmers market season. (Photo by Eric Crump/HF Chronicle) After a spring that kept fluctuating between warm days and cold rain, the turn for the better came right on time[Read More…]

Portillo’s progress

Flossmoor is ready to begin its annual street resurfacing program in the next few weeks. Village officials said this week, however, that state Motor Fuel Tax (MFT) funds that are used to pay for street repairs are woefully inadequate to meet the village’s needs this year. Mayor Paul Braun said[Read More…]

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