Tag: social media safety

Retired police detective Richard Wistocki speaks to H-F students on Friday, Dec. 7, about the perils of the perils of the social media world, how to avoid them and what to do when encountering bad people. (Photos by Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

H-F students get social media safety tips from retired detective

Retired police detective Richard Wistocki spoke to student assemblies at Homewood-Flossmoor High School on Nov. 30 and Dec. 7, discussing the potential dangers of social media, especially when encountering people looking to take advantage of them. Wistocki talked on one of the biggest dangers teens face, “sextortion,” the threat to use sexual images of young[Read More…]

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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