Scenes from the H-F Orchestra Spain trip fundraising 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.

And they contributed to the fund that will help about 60 student musicians participate in a tour of Spain this spring.
Related story:
Community rallies for H-F orchestra Spain trip at annual auction (The Chronicle, Jan. 23, 2015)
Photos by Eric Crump/The Chronicle

Tessa's Dollhouse closes doors after three years

Tessa's Dollhouse ended a three-year run at 18046 Martin Ave. The shop, billed as an antique children's resale boutique, began as a place for owner Anthony Rotkovich to sell action figures from his large collection. He expanded into comic books, vintage toys, children's clothing and children's furniture.

H-F Science Pub: Berkelhammer to discuss Greenland ice sheet processes

If you think the first week of the year was cold, the January Homewood-Flossmoor Science Pub presentation might add a bit of welcome perspective.

Max Berkelhammer of the University of Illinois at Chicago will present "Where air and ice meet; Greenland ice sheet surface processes" at 8 pm. Tuesday, Jan. 27, at Ravisloe Country Club, 18231 S. Park Ave. in Homewood.

International affairs come to life for Homewood-Flossmoor students through Model UN

Model UN gets students interested in international affairs through participation in fully integrated crisis simulations, that although fictitious require students to know national and international policies. The student delegates think on their feet and work as a team to solve major issues. H-F students had about six weeks to prepare for their roles in this UN simulation.

Helping others is aim of Flossmoor's MLK Day of Service Monday

(Image courtesy of MLK Day of Service and the
Village of Flossmoor)

A picnic in winter? St. Joseph Parish offers warm event during cold time Jan. 24

The event will feature a summer theme with food, live music and activities, including a $10,000 raffle prize, bingo, and silent auction featuring premium tickets to see the BlackHawks and White Sox and a live taping of NPR’s “Wait Wait ... Don’t Tell Me” program.

Police Reports: Jan. 4, 2015

33 calls: Traffic Stop (15), Assist Fire Dept. (3), Cannabis Possession (1), Suspicious Circumstances (1), Medical Alert Alarm (1), Stray Animal (4), Suspicious Subject (1), Unwanted Subject (1), Lockout (1), Check Well Being (1), Burglar Alarm (2), Domestic Disturbance (1), Juvenile Problem (1)

Local storytellers to help Homewood Stories celebrate first anniversary

Homewood Stories will celebrate its first anniversary Tuesday, Jan. 20, with a show featuring returning favorites, most of whom are from Homewood. 

Homewood honors Sline for 20 years service

The Village of Homewood honored Sgt. Craig Sline Tuesday, Jan. 13, for 20 years of service to the village. In other business, village trustees approved two purchases and a budget amendment to a street surfacing project.

Homewood trustees move to buy former restaurant on Dixie Highway

Homewood trustees agreed Tuesday to enter into a contract to purchase 18138 Dixie Highway, formerly Savoia T'Go Restaurant. One trustee questioned the wisdom of the purchase.


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