Harvey, Chicago settle water bill dispute, Homewood awaits report on water system

A ruling in the court case between the cities of Chicago and Harvey over Harvey's delinquent water bill was described by the judge as a balanced deal, according to a Chicago Tribune report, but it won't have much effect on the situation from Homewood's perspective.

H-F Board sets Aug. 12 as start of 2015-2016 school year

Homewood-Flossmoor High School’s board approved the calendar for the 2015-2016 academic year. Students will begin the new school year on Aug. 12, 2015, with graduation set for May 29, 2016.

Community rallies for H-F orchestra Spain trip at annual auction

Those who attended A Mid-Winter's Fiesta Saturday, Jan. 17, at Homewood-Flossmoor High School enjoyed Spanish food, great music and the fun of silent and live auctions, according to event organizers.

Homewood, Flossmoor mayors urge Gov. Rauner to approve Southland infrastructure projects

Mayor Richard Hofeld of Homewood and Mayor Paul Braun of Flossmoor were among dozens of elected officials from Cook, Will and Kankakee Counties who signed on to a letter to Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner urging him to approve major infrastructure projects in the Southland.

TrueMuse: From sad to sassy, Robin Watson conjures the soul of Billie Holiday

Robin Watson, right, sings during her Billie Holiday tribute
show Dec. 4 at Ravisloe Country Club. The concert was
part of the TrueMuse concert series.
(Photo by
Eric Crump/The Chronicle)

Flossmoor village board OKs changes in HVAC project

The cost of heating and air conditioning at Flossmoor Village Hall jumped this week as trustees approved an additional $47,315 to cover unplanned and necessary additions in an ongoing HVAC renovation.

Scenes from the first MLK Day of Service in Flossmoor

Here are some photos from the first MLK Day of Service in Flossmoor. Volunteers coordinated a number of service projects — collecting food, making greeting cards, helping the homeless and working with the area's needy — as they marked the Martin Luther King Day. 

Photos are by Marilyn Thomas, Tom Houlihan and Maggie Bachus.


Related story:
Flossmoor shows giving spirit during MLK Day of Service (The Chronicle, Jan. 21, 2015)

Flossmoor shows giving spirit during MLK Day of Service

Flossmoor residents spent time Monday in service to others — collecting food, making greeting cards, helping the homeless and working with the area's needy — as they marked the village's first Martin Luther King Day of Service.

 

Signature sound of the civil rights movement kept alive by Impressions singer

Reginald Torian Sr. of Country Club Hills will bring the voice and music of soul legend and south sider Curtis Mayfield to the world premiere of his music revue, "All Things Mayfield." The show at the Promontory in Hyde Park on Saturday, Jan. 31, is the latest phase of Torian's mission to keep Mayfield's music and legacy alive.

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