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4/12/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

PLANT VILLAGE TREES – Join Flossmoor Green Commission’s annual spring tree planting from 8 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday. Volunteers will meet at village hall and divide into teams to plant trees. Shovels will be provided. Volunteers must be 16 or older. Find a sign up link on Facebook. CHRIST[Read More…]

Sheriff announces support for anti-carjacking legislation

On April 6, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced his support for legislation before the Illinois General Assembly that would require auto manufacturers to create a recovery hotline to help law enforcement quickly track stolen vehicles. The inability of law enforcement to access tracking information in real time after[Read More…]

1 injured, 1 apprehended in Homewood shooting Sunday

A man suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a shooting incident shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday, April 10, according to Homewood police. Officers found the victim, 40, in the vicinity of Hillview Road and Poplar Avenue. He was transported to the hospital. A second man, 35, was taken into custody as part[Read More…]

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Health & Wellness 2022: ‘My heart was broken by COVID’

As she continued working as an MRI technologist during the COVID-19 pandemic, Rose Wiley said the job became lonely and politically fraught, with patients refusing to wear masks and even spitting at her. (Carole Sharwarko/H-F Chronicle) You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day[Read More…]

Cancer Support Center’s spring gala is April 22

The Cancer Support Center’s 2022 spring gala, with a theme of “Casablanca,” will be Friday, April 22, at Olympia Fields Country Club. Guests are invited to the full program, including dinner, or the after-party with entertainment and a casino. The gala is one of the Cancer Support Center’s signature events[Read More…]

Erdey hired as communications director at H-F

Carla Erdey was hired to be the new spokesperson for Homewood-Flossmoor High School and District 233. The school board approved her appointment at its April 5 board meeting. Erdey will have the title of director of communications and community engagement. Her salary will be $135,000. She starts July 1. Erdey[Read More…]

H-F tenure photos 2022

Six H-F faculty members granted tenure

The District 233 school board granted tenure to six teachers at Homewood-Flossmoor High School at its April 5 meeting. Tenure is awarded to teachers after four years as a probationary teacher. Ashley Alex, Jennifer Byrd, Alyssa Marassa, John McCarthy, Ted Venegas and Tiffany White were recognized for tenure. In a[Read More…]

Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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