Tag: Here First

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Here First | Feb. 10

The future We predict that … The Flossmoor District 161 Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 14, in Normandy Villa, 41 E Elmwood Drive, Chicago Heights. Check here for the agenda. The Homewood District 153 Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday,[Read More…]

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Here First | Feb. 3

Local government meetings next week. The Chronicle story of the week. A tool for checking hospital stress levels from COVID-19. A cool virtual Black History Month program courtesy of Flossmoor Public Library. News from Olympia Fields Country Club. And thanks to public works crews for getting the streets cleared. You’ve[Read More…]

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Here First | Jan. 20

The future We predict that … District 161 Board of Education will hold a special meeting for a board retreat at 5 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 24, in Normandy Villa, 41 E Elmwood Drive in Chicago Heights. Check here for the agenda. Homewood Board of Trustees will meet at 7[Read More…]

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Here First | Thursday, Jan. 13

The future We know prognosticating is risky. We predicted the District 161 board would meet this week and the meeting was canceled. Still, we soldier on and predict that … Flossmoor trustees will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 18, in village hall, 2800 Flossmoor Road. Homewood Public Library[Read More…]

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Here First | Thursday, Jan. 6 (free content)

Trivia Who built the kinara that was used in Flossmoor’s first community Kwanzaa celebration? (Answer below.) Predicting the future Prognostication is a pasttime fraught with peril, but we’re going to go out on a limb and confidently predicting that … Ice skating will be back. The H-F Ice Arena is[Read More…]

Here First | Thursday, Dec. 30

Snow coming. Juneteenth adds a Royal Court. Only one local government meeting next week, but we list the dates of the ones scheduled for the following two weeks. Ever wonder why the Chronicle continues to publish a print edition when other news organizations are cutting back or giving up on[Read More…]

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Here First | Dec. 16

Editor’s note: This is the second edition of what we envision will be a weekly newsletter. Let us know what you think about the format and content. Write to [email protected] Predicting the future Prognostication is a pasttime fraught with peril. Nevertheless, we’re going to go out on a limb and[Read More…]

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Here First | Thursday, Dec. 9

Editor’s note: This is the first edition of what we envision will be a weekly newsletter. Let us know what you think about the format and content. Write to [email protected] Predicting the future Prognostication is a pasttime fraught with peril. Nevertheless, we’re going to go out on a limb and[Read More…]

Fall events

SATURDAY, NOV 26

  • Celebrate the season in Flossmoor from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Shopping, Santa, singing and more in downtown Flossmoor. Tree lighting ceremony in Flossmoor Park at 5:30 p.m.
  • Small Business Saturday in Homewood and Flossmoor. Holiday shoppers can help local merchants succeed.

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