Items stolen during two early morning Flossmoor home burglaries

Two homes in Flossmoor were burglarized on separate occasions in the past week, the village’s police department reported Tuesday.

Property was reported missing following both incidents, according to a Flossmoor Police Department email alert.  

The thefts occurred during the early morning hours of Nov.10 and Nov.15 in the 1300 block of Braeburn Avenue and in the 2800 block of Bob-O-Link Road.

Homewood takes steps to pave way for downtown redevelopment

A major redevelopment project proposed for Ridge Road in downtown Homewood moved three steps forward in its preliminary planning at the Nov. 8 village board meeting.

Homewood trustees agreed to streamline a property transaction, pursue the feasibility and establishment of a tax increment financing (TIF) district as recommended and approve a budget amendment to finance the study.

At the Chronicle: Number of supporting businesses tops 100 for the H-F Chronicle

Editor's note: This story first appeared in the October print edition of the Chronicle.

Prairie State College helping to make a difference through One Million Degrees program

This school year, Prairie State College (PSC) has enveloped a select group of students with a hand-in-hand program to get them ready for the world of work. Through the One Million Degrees (OMD) initiative, Marcus Singleton, a full-time counselor on the PSC campus, is giving the guidance and support these low-income students need to succeed at community college and beyond.

Public meetings on H-F principal set for Nov. 22

The public will have three opportunities on Tuesday, Nov. 22, to offer input on the next principal at Homewood-Flossmoor High School.

BWP and Associates, the consulting firm assisting District 233 with the principal search, will conduct public forums at 8 a.m., and 5:30 and 7 p.m. in the high school TLC computer labs near the Kedzie Avenue entrance.

Make the world a better place: Share your books

The idea behind Little Free Libraries is simple and ancient: sharing. LFLs are designed to be places where people can share books. The organization's motto is "Take a book. Return a book." The number of LFLs has increased in the past couple of years. The Chronicle asked LFL stewards and readers to share their stories.

Veterans saluted at two programs in Homewood

School children paid special tribute to the nation’s veterans on Friday in celebration of Veterans Day. Vets had breakfast at the invitation of Homewood’s Churchill School students who sang and performed for them.

Homewood supports renewal of 12-year property tax break for Comcast

Homewood trustees Tuesday supported Comcast’s request to Cook County for a renewal of its Class 8 tax extension, which would substantially reduce its property tax rate for the next 12 years.

The village board, in a 5-1 vote, gave its stamp of approval to Comcast’s renewal of its current tax designation for the Homewood Service Center at 17700 Hoffman Way. Trustee Jay Heiferman cast the sole vote against the tax break.

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