H-F High Class of 1976 planning 40th reunion

The 40th reunion of the Homewood-Flossmoor High School Class of 1976 is set for April 1, 2 and 3.

Organizers are inviting classmates to come celebrate the many great things about H-F and their personal memories of the years spent there.

The pre-celebration party begins at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 1, at Lassen’s Sports Bar, 2131 183rd St.

Winter storm warning posted for Wednesday

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Wednesday that includes the Homewood-Flossmoor area. 

Snow, possibly mixed with rain, could start Tuesday night. Precipitation is expected to become all snow by Wednesday morning.

Accumulation of one to seven inches of wet, heavy snow is expected Wednesday and Wednesday night, NWS officials said, although snowfall amounts could vary substantially over relatively short distances.

District 161’s new special education director ‘coming home’

Robin Latman, Flossmoor School District 161’s new director of special education, said Monday that she is excited to return to the H-F area.

Two dead following Sunday night car crash in Flossmoor

(Provided photo from Flossmoor Police Department)

Two persons were killed Sunday night following a violent two-car crash in Flossmoor.

Flossmoor’s Meijer ready to hire

As Flossmoor’s Meijer superstore nears completion, the retail giant is looking for workers. Meijer last week posted job openings in three categories: cake decorator, meat cutter and receiving clerk. 

H-F debate team ranked among top 10 in national competition

Members of the Homewood-Flossmoor High School 
debate team.
(Photo by Tom Houlihan/HF Chronicle)

Loulou Belle: New art and vintage decor shop to open Friday in Homewood

Loulou Belle will open tomorrow at 2049 Ridge Road in Homewood as two pop-up shoppers join forces to create a new art and vintage goods store that will specialize in learning events.

Homewood schools supporters knocking on doors this weekend sharing referendum message

Volunteers will be going door-to-door this weekend sharing the message of Homewood District 153 schools with the community as the March 15 referendum vote approaches.

Community rallies around Homewood business after misfortunes push it to the brink

Running a small, traditional bakery is a big challenge in the best of times, he said, but for Pearson's, 18670 Dixie Highway, misfortune has made the task even harder in recent months. Owner Paul Drzymalla has been encouraged, though, by a renewed interest in the shop by community members who want to help. [Updated 9:40 a.m. Feb. 18]

PSC President Terri Winfree receives national ‘Giving Back Award’

Terri L Winfree, president of Prairie State College, received the 2016 Giving Back Award presented by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.


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