Schools bid farewell to retiring employees

As schools let out in early June, staffs in Homewood and Flossmoor said their good-byes to longtime friends who retired. The Chronicle is profiling a few of these staff members who have served students for decades.

Fun with metals at Homewood Science Center

 
Magnets, old screws and silverware.  
 
Kids got to play and design with old bits of metal, learn how metal is recycled and the properties of various metals at the Homewood Science Center’s “Metal Mania” Pop-Up Science Program on Saturday, June 9.
 

Cocktail Chemistry Challenge July 19 to support Homewood Science Center

Homewood Science Center (HSC) unveiled its plans for a summer fundraiser  this one for adults only  the Cocktail Chemistry Challenge on Thursday, July 19, at the center, 18022 Dixie Highway.

Cooking for a crew: Making meals at the firehouse comes with challenges

If you think getting food on the table for a couple of hungry, picky kids on a hectic evening is a hard job, the firefighters of Homewood and Flossmoor can definitely relate to your concerns, and sympathize too. Cooking for a large crew and doing it between emergency calls definitely has its challenges.

H-F High presents honors to top senior athletes

Homewood-Flossmoor High School presented honors to its top athletes at the 40th annual senior athletic banquet May 31.

Fun outdoors as school year ends

District 153 schools had students out of doors as the 2017-18 school year came to a close on June 7.  Field Day activities, on June 6, helped reinforce teamwork while having fun.

Rabid Brewing seeks liquor license amendment

Homewood trustees will consider a liquor license request from Rabid Brewing and a number of purchases, including police and public works equipment.

Rabid Brewing is asking for a license that would allow the establishment to serve alcohol outdoors. The request would require an ordinance amending the class 16 liquor license to allow outdoor sales.

In other business, the board will consider
  • A bid for crushed limestone.

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