Local Blackhawks fans ready for a fun day at Stanley Cup parade, rally

Area hockey fans descended upon downtown Chicago on Thursday to celebrate the Blackhawks' third Stanley Cup championship in the past 10 years. Fans from the Homewood-Flossmoor area were no exception, gathering at local Metra stations to head to the parade and rally.

Medical chopper landing re-scheduled for Friday

Tuesday’s planned helicopter landing at Homewood-Flossmoor High School was canceled when the chopper was needed for an actual medical emergency.

The helicopter landing has been re-scheduled for 9 a.m. Friday, weather permitting. It will take place on the high school soccer field located near Flossmoor Road and Kedzie Avenue.

H-F Board provides position on 2005 pension policy violation

At its meeting Tuesday, the H-F Board of Education offered a statement regarding a penalty the district had to pay for violating state pension regulations, assuring the community that adjustments have been made in compensation policy since then.

Third year of Flossmoor water main project under way

Rainy weather this week didn’t stop crews from working on Flossmoor’s $7.8 million water main replacement project. Following another June downpour on Wednesday, workers from Brandt Builders installed an eight-inch PVC pipe along Collett Lane. 

Thursday’s Starry Nights concert canceled by inclement weather

The season’s first Starry Nights concert, presented by the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District, is the latest victim of June’s seemingly non-stop rains.

The park district announced Wednesday that Thursday’s free concert at the Irwin Center has been canceled due to the condition of the Irwin Center lawn. The show, featuring the classic rock band Voyage, has been re-scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 6.

Job applicants flock to Portillo's hiring center

Portillo's is accepting job applications at 17818 
S. Halsted St., a space located between Famous 
Footwear and GNC.
(HF Chronicle file photo)

District 153 extends contract with Kickert

Kickert’s yellow school buses will again transport children in Homewood again this coming school year. The District 153 school board agreed on Monday to extend its contract with Kickert School Bus Line of Lynwood for an additional two years.

Sister Norlee McDonnell honored for her contributions to the community

Flossmoor village officials Monday honored Sister Norlee McDonnell, a key member of the community for more than 40 years.

Samurnauts comic book superheroes created by James Hart pals

Wonder Woman!

You don’t know Samurnauts?

Samurnauts are the newest superhero troupe that’s come on the scene to save the day.

Emergency Training at H-F Tuesday

Starting at 9 a.m. on Tuesday the Homewood-Flossmoor High School soccer field will be the site of an emergency training exercise.

Local fire department training will include a helicopter crew from the University of Chicago landing on the field at the corner of Flossmoor Road and Kedzie Avenue, weather permitting.

The training should last an hour, according to a high school spokesperson.


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