New director says tennis is a game for all ages

Umang Chadda is out to make the Homewood-Flossmoor Racquet & Fitness Club a standout facility for tennis players. The game of tennis is for all ages, so Chadda is gearing up to get youngsters interested in the game. He wants to encourage young players to stay involved and discover all that tennis has to offer them.

Homewood police seek info about truck-bicycle hit-and-run

Homewood police are seeking information about a hit-and-run accident Wednesday evening involving a pickup truck and a bicycle.

Park district awards contract for new Splash Pad

  The aging but still popular Spash Pad in Millennium 
  Park will be replaced this spring.
(Chronicle file photo)
 

 

H-F adds six courses to 2018-19 curriculum

The District 233 school board approved six new courses for the coming school year.
 

Board member John Farrell said the changes and additions “reflect the ongoing effort to meet the needs of all the kids” at Homewood-Flossmoor High School. 

At the Dec. 19 board meeting, Nancy Spaniak, director of curriculum, instruction and professional development, outlined the changes for board members.

Jan. 20 is date for H-F music program auction

Mark your calendars for Jan. 20, the date for the live and silent auction and party supporting the Homewood-Flossmoor High School Vikings Orchestra trip to Germany.

District 161 board members voice concerns about home rule plan

The Flossmoor District 161 Board of Education is still deliberating whether it will enter into an intergovernmental agreement with Homewood as the village continues its efforts to become a home rule community. A decision is expected in January but some board members are publicly stating their reservations.
 

Homeless Chicago woman wins free new car from Homewood Chevy

Selena Gilchrist was on the right CTA bus at the right time last fall. As a result, she drove home on Christmas Eve in a 2017 Chevrolet Sonic, a gift from Chevrolet of Homewood.

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