Hart Junior High students show they know their Constitutional history and issues

Why do we recognize the Treaty of Paris? Do you know which of the original articles of the United States Constitution talks about taxation? What was the end result of Shay’s Rebellion? 

H-F Vikings headed to football title game Saturday

Congratulations to the H-F Vikings!

Flossmoor investment funds frozen following scam

Flossmoor is taking steps to protect its municipal investments following a potentially far-reaching financial scam that is already tying up more than $50 million in government funds across Illinois.

Of Flossmoor's investment, $90,000 is directly affected by the case.

On the agenda: Homewood trustees to consider enterprise zone, budget amendment, committee appointments

The Homewood board of trustees will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, in Village Hall, 2020 Chestnut Road, and will consider an ordinance to establish an enterprise zone. 
On the agenda:

Science Pub: Adventures in your microbial world

Homewood Science Pub's speaker in November will ask the audience to get small. Really small.

The lecture will take a microbial perspective on the world.

Jack A. Gilbert

Harvey ordered to pay $26 million to Chicago

The city of Harvey has been ordered to pay Chicago $26 million in unpaid water bills, according to a report in the Chicago Tribune Thursday, Nov. 20.

Be careful out there: Freezing rain predicted overnight

Homewood and Flossmoor could see up to two-tenths of an inch of ice accumulate on area roads overnight, according to an alert posted by the National Weather Service.

A freezing rain advisory will be in effect from 11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, to 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23.

Road are expected to become treacherous during the advisory period. NWS officials urge motorists to drive slowly.

Police Reports: Nov. 14, 2014

62 calls: Traffic Stop (37), Assist Fire Dept. (3), Parking Problem (1), Domestic Disturbance (1), Burglar Alarm (5), Disabled Vehicle (1), Customer/Management Dispute (1), Abandoned Vehicle (1), Notification (1), Lockout (2), Check Well Being (4), Disturbance (1), Solicitor Complaint (1), Suspicious Circumstances (1), Suspicious Subject (1), Traffic Hazard (1)

Winterfest coming to Flossmoor Library Dec. 6

Celebrate the holiday season with Winterfest at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., Saturday, Dec. 6.

The event will begin at 2 p.m. with children's story time, according to a information from Library Director Megan Millen.

Have you had encounters with panhandlers recently in Homewood or Flossmoor?

We're looking for reports from anyone who has encountered panhandlers in Homewood in recent weeks. We're curious whether there have been more lately, whether the requests from panhandlers are polite or aggressive and what approaches they use to invite donations. Your stories will help inform a story about the subject in The Chronicle.

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