Renovation project leads to new look at Flossmoor library

Flossmoor Public Library staffers, looking for ways to improve the 10-year-old facility, put their heads together and came up with a plan. Recently completed renovations at the library are a result of that collaborative effort.

Black History Month celebrated at Churchill School

Garrett Gruberman shows his daughter, Lola, how
to keep rhythm.

 

Homewood's indoor farmers market returns Saturday

The second Homewood Winter Indoor Farmers Market will include new vendors, according to the village. The free event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Feb. 27, at the Marie Irwin Center, 18120 Highland Ave. 

Homewood's champion baker brings mesmerizing pies to market

Paige Dague's third pie saved her from Cleveland. The educator and long-time Homewood resident went into business as a pie creator just a few weeks ago. But until about 4 1/2 years ago she hadn't baked a pie. Ever.

Late winter storm causes travel woes Wednesday

Homewood and Flossmoor police were busy Wednesday afternoon helping motorists involved in mishaps caused by wind-whipped wet snow. 

H-F High’s international relations students get new insights in 2016 foreign aid debate

If you were making international decisions about America’s position in the world, would you increase foreign aid, limit foreign aid or eliminate foreign aid and spend the money at home? Tough questions like those were debated Wednesday when three international experts came to Homewood-Flossmoor High School to discuss the topic with students in international relations classes.

Scenes from the Feb. 24 blizzard

The snowstorm Feb. 24 was not the worst we've seen, but in terms of this mild winter, it was the best we could do. Forecasters called it a blizzard because strong winds and heavy, wet snow made visibility low at times during the afternoon and evening, causing some havoc for motorists and train commuters. Homewood received 5.5 inches of snow, according to the National Weather Service. Here are a few scenes from the H-F area about mid-afternoon.

H-F’s Morales accepts appointment to West Point

Homewood resident Maxamillian Morales has accepted an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point after he graduates May 29 from Homewood-Flossmoor High School.

Flossmoor police sergeant completes Northwestern Staff and Command program

During a recent executive management course, Sgt. Keith Taylor, of the Flossmoor Police Department, examined the implementation of body cameras in law enforcement. Taylor wrote a research paper on body cameras as part of his class work in Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC). 

Lucy Sloan to be featured student artist at local shop

H-F High School art student Lucy Sloan discusses 
her work Saturday at Loulou Belle art and vintage 
good shop in Homewood.

(Photo by Eric Crump/HF Chronicle)

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