'Holiday for the Holidays' tribute will honor jazz great Billie Holiday

Robin Watson will perform a tribute to 
Billie Holiday at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 
Dec. 4, at Ravisloe Country Club.

Police Reports: Nov. 19, 2014

63 calls: Traffic Stop (34), Assist Fire Dept. (5), Citizen Assist (1), Burglar Alarm (5), Solicitor Complaint (2), Check Well Being (4), Disabled Vehicle (2), Suspicious Subject (3), Traffic Accident with Damage (1), Abandoned Vehicle (1), Investigation (1), Lockout (1), Hit & Run (1), Found Property (1), Special Watch/Notification (1)

Chicago man charged with felony traffic offense after Homewood traffic stop

A Chicago man was arrested in Homewood Tuesday, Nov. 25, after Homewood police stopped him in the 3100 block of 183rd Street because the license plate on the vehicle he was driving was obscured by snow, ice and a portion of the plate holder.

Chicago Heights woman charged with child endangerment

A Chicago Heights woman was charged Tuesday, Nov. 25, with child endangerment after allegedly leaving two children in a vehicle parked at a Homewood store.

Police were notified shortly before 7 p.m. that one or more children were in a vehicle in the 17800 block of Halsted Street. On arrival, they found two children unattended, according to the police report.

Ebonie Weaver, 25, was subsequently charged in the incident, police said.

Park district crew prepares Irwin Park for holiday festivities

Elias Barbosa works Monday to
string decorative lights on an 
evergreen tree in Irwin Park.

H-F’s Success with AP courses draws visitors from Hawaii

Homewood-Flossmoor High School recently welcomed educators from Hawaii’s Mililani High School in Oahu and Farrington High School in Honolulu during a special visit to the Chicago area.

H-F was one of five high schools the educators visited the week of Nov. 17 for a look at how some of the top schools are using advanced placement and gifted programs.

H-F Racquet & Fitness Club and Chicago State University Tennis Club to select tennis students for ball persons

Local tennis students will have a chance to serve as ball persons during a tennis exhibition match to be held Sunday, Dec. 14, at Chicago State University, according to a news release from the H-F Racquet & Fitness Club.

Homewood to celebrate winter season with Holiday Lights festival Dec. 5

Tree Lighting, Pop Up Shops, Outdoor Market, Musical Trolley Rides, Ice Carvings and More from 6 to 9 p.m. 


Holiday Lights in Homewood celebrates the season with an action-packed, family-friendly evening of festivity on Friday, Dec. 5, from 6 to 9 p.m., according to a news release from the village.

Congratulations to our H-F football team

The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle sends its congratulations to the Homewood-Flossmoor High School football team and coaches for an outstanding season, and a terrific game Saturday in the Illinois High School Association’s championship game.


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