Homewood police offering unpaid ticket amnesty program

A one-time amnesty program for unpaid and overdue parking, red light and local ordinance citations will be offered in Homewood, the police department announced this week.

As our world changes, it’s time for Flossmoor’s Truck Fest

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I have no idea if the citizens of Flossmoor, in an advisory referendum later this year, will vote to overturn the village’s longtime ban on parking pickup trucks in residential neighborhoods. But I do have a few suggestions ...

H-F grad heading up prosecution in Manafort’s bank fraud, tax evasion trial

A Homewood-Flossmoor High School graduate is leading the prosecution against Paul Manafort, a former high-ranking member of President Trump’s 2016 election campaign. Manafort’s federal court trial for bank fraud and tax evasion started this week.

Uzo Asonye, an assistant United States attorney, is a 1998 H-F graduate, said Ann Cherry, the high school’s director of development and alumni relations.

Homewood, Flossmoor police departments host National Night Out festivities on Aug. 7

Police departments in Homewood and Flossmoor are hosting National Night Out events Aug. 7 in settings where officers can interact with residents and explain how local law enforcement is working to keep our communities safe. National Night Out has been called “a party with an important purpose,” according to Homewood Events Manager Allisa Opyd.

Center for Dental Excellence breaks ground for expansion project

  Dr. Cary Goldberg (on ground) and Dr. Charles
  Greenebaum (at right) pose with members of the
  Center for Dental Excellence Staff at Tuesday's

Giant Block Party on Aug. 18 celebrates Homewood’s 125th anniversary

Homewood's 13th annual Giant Block Party on Aug. 18 will help celebrate its neighborhoods in recognition of the village’s 125th anniversary. The event downtown from noon until 9 p.m. will be on Martin Avenue between Ridge and Hickory roads.

H-F theater students to present ‘Theory of Relativity’ Aug. 16, 17 and 18

“The Theory of Relativity,” a new chamber musical, will be performed at 7 p.m. Aug. 16, 17 and 18 by students in the Leaders on Theatre Ensemble at Homewood-Flossmoor High School.
 

Can football season be far off?

  Members of the drum section for Homewood-Flossmoor
  High School marching band, from left Natalia Carpio,
  Sean Roby, John Pohrte and Nick Johnson, were
  outdoors practicing under the direction of teacher
  Jon Jackson in preparation for the start of football

Beautifully decorated chairs will raise funds for the Cancer Support Center

  (Photos by Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)
 
Sit back and relax this summer in your specially designed Adirondack chair.
 

Two H-F musicians selected for CYSO Jazz Orchestra

Two student musicians at Homewood-Flossmoor High School have been selected as members of the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra’s Jazz Orchestra. Sam Calhoon of Flossmoor and Kensuke “Ken” Nakamura of Homewood were selected for the jazz orchestra after auditions that included performing excerpts from five pieces selected by CYSO and improvising over a prewritten piece.

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