Tag: letter to the editor

Letter: Pandemic requires rethinking education

I fully agree with Weston Auburn of Flossmoor, whose recent letter presented a realistic and responsible risk assessment of a hasty return to in-person learning. In his letter, Mr. Auburn admirably implores the District 161 School Board “…to start seriously thinking about how they can improve the children’s remote learning.” Is this not the[Read More…]

Letter: District 161 board should focus on improving remote learning, not reopening schools

I recently read your informative article “Board members disagree over what criteria should prompt schools reopening” and was equally hopeful and concerned about some opinions expressed by the board. I commend Superintendent Smith, School Nurse Knawa and Board Secretary Blackman for being both concerned and knowledgable about the impact this[Read More…]

Letter: Kudos for community, Chronicle

Thanks and a big shout-out to the editors and staff of the Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle newspaper.  Not only do you guys provide us with the information and insight on important local news in our communities but the price is just right (LOL)!  I look forward to receiving your newspaper and read[Read More…]

A poem to bring some comfort

March Each day the rules changed. It was hard to keep up. On Thursday I was embarrassed of Wednesday. On Sunday I was shameful of Saturday. Trivial tasks were suddenly of the greatest importance. |I vacuumed that kitchen floor with such purpose, and I had never gotten such satisfaction from[Read More…]

Letter: Crisis pregnancy centers mislead about health care capabilities

I take issue with the article in the Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle titled,  “Pregnancy care center opens in Flossmoor to provide pro-life options” specifically because AID for Women has a reputation of shaming women and telling them inaccurate information about their care. These places, commonly known as “crisis pregnancy centers” (CPCs) are run[Read More…]

Racist incident provides teachable moment

Dear Tom Houlihan,I just reread your editorial “Viewpoint” in the May 1 issue of the HF Chronicle and was struck by the box reading HATE HAS NO HOME HERE. That conviction was not shared by the boys who posted pictures of themselves in blackface on a recent Saturday night. If it[Read More…]

Fall events

FRIDAY, OCT. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

  • Homewood Fire Department open house, 17950 Dixie Highway, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor, Parker Junior High School parking lot, 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Shops on Sterling grand reopening, 1056 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor.
  • Pop Culture fourth anniversary celebration, noon until 7 p.m., 18035 Dixie Highway, Homewood.

SATURDAY, OCT. 15

SUNDAY, OCT. 16

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