Youngster spots Homewood's unique snowflake

Tommy Lowell, 11, receives a coupon Saturday, Dec. 6, from
Homewood Mayor Rich Hofeld for an egg roll at Eat Rice.

Where are things happening at Holiday Lights?

From the Village of Homewood, a map of tonight's Holiday Lights activities and local businesses for holiday shopping:

‘Uh-Oh, Here Comes Christmas' a lighthearted musical look at the Christmas season

"The Annual Progression of the
Poinsetta" with, from left, Irene
Mercer, Tim Mercer (both of
Chicago Heights) and Robert
Hindsley (of Homewood). 

(Photo provided)

Homewood-Flossmoor HS students selected Illinois State Scholars

The Illinois Student Assistance Commission has selected 73 Homewood-Flossmoor juniors for State Scholar honors.

The State Scholar Program recognizes these students for their outstanding academic achievements, including ranking in the top 10 percent of the class and scoring in the 95th percentile on the ACT exam.

State scholar designation provides honorary recognition with no monetary award.

H-F honorees:

Holiday cards bring season’s greetings to Homewood’s front yards

An illuminated holiday yard
card on Olive Road in 
(Photo by
Quinn Crump/Homewood-
Flossmoor Chronicle)

Holiday concerts begin this weekend at Homewood-Flossmoor High School

Homewood-Flossmoor High
School's Winter Choral Concert
— set for Sunday, Dec. 14, at
3 p.m. — includes a
performance by a handbell
(Photo provided)

'Tis the season of giving, but should you give to panhandlers?

With the holiday shopping season now in full swing, more people with more money will be in more stores more often. Most of those people will be spending, but some of them will be asking for money.

Police Reports: Nov. 23, 2014

48 calls: Traffic Stop (29), Assist Fire Dept. (6), Disturbance (1), Domestic Disturbance (2), Suspicious Subject (2), Traffic Accident with Damage (2), Warrant Service (1), Burglar Alarm (2), Stray Animal (1), Check Well Being (1), Suspicious Circumstances (1)

Police Reports: Nov. 22, 2014

73 calls: Traffic Stop (34), Traffic Accident with Damage (3), Domestic Disturbance (3), Check Well Being (3), Assist Fire Dept. (8), Burglar Alarm (7), Assist Other Agency (2), Customer/Management Dispute (1), Disabled Vehicle (2), Follow Up (1), Lockout (2), Found Property (1), Suspicious Subject (1), Medical Alert Alarm (1), Hit & Run (1), Suspicious Circumstances (1), Parking Problem (1), Noise Complaint (1), Juvenile Problem (1)

Village posts Holiday Lights in Homewood schedule

Homewood's first winter festival, Holiday Lights, is set for Friday, Dec. 5. The Dec. 3 edition of the village e-newsletter lists the schedule of activities.


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