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Flossmoor library to host birthday party, complete with cake

There will be cupcakes and balloons. Candles and the “Happy Birthday” song are a definite possibility. The Flossmoor Public Library will mark its 63rd birthday with a party on Tuesday, Dec. 5. The celebration is taking place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the library, 1000 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor.

Noon Year's Eve celebration to be limited attendance this year

  The balloon drop during the 2016 Noon Year's Eve 
  celebration.
(Chronicle file photo)
 

Recycled trees help local environment

Discarded Christmas trees can go to the curb and end up in a landfill, just taking up space, or they can be recycled, their chips added to mulch that will contribute to the local ecosystem.

Thanks to project founders Jennifer Molski, Tony Manos and a host of volunteers, the choice is an easy one in the H-F area.

For the eighth year, the HF Christmas Tree and Holiday Lights Program will be accepting trees and unwanted strings of holiday lights so that they can be recycled.

New hires and promotions recognized at Homewood trustees meeting Tuesday

Two local families continued their tradition of service to the Homewood Fire Department as they marked promotions for firefighters at the Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday. In all, four firefighters and two public works employees took oaths of office at the meeting.

Resident raises red flag on H-F High sports travel costs

District 233 School board members approved five out-of-town trips for Homewood-Flossmoor High School sports teams, and tried to answer concerns from Flossmoor resident Peter Hallam who said the move was not transparent.
 
It was the second time Hallam addressed the board to argue about its vote to pay for the trips. At the October board meeting, he complained board members needed to investigate why certain teams were given a preference.
 

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