Homewood police seek info about truck-bicycle hit-and-run

Homewood police are seeking information about a hit-and-run accident Wednesday evening involving a pickup truck and a bicycle.

Park district awards contract for new Splash Pad

  The aging but still popular Spash Pad in Millennium 
  Park will be replaced this spring.
(Chronicle file photo)
 

 

H-F adds six courses to 2018-19 curriculum

The District 233 school board approved six new courses for the coming school year.
 

Board member John Farrell said the changes and additions “reflect the ongoing effort to meet the needs of all the kids” at Homewood-Flossmoor High School. 

At the Dec. 19 board meeting, Nancy Spaniak, director of curriculum, instruction and professional development, outlined the changes for board members.

Jan. 20 is date for H-F music program auction

Mark your calendars for Jan. 20, the date for the live and silent auction and party supporting the Homewood-Flossmoor High School Vikings Orchestra trip to Germany.

District 161 board members voice concerns about home rule plan

The Flossmoor District 161 Board of Education is still deliberating whether it will enter into an intergovernmental agreement with Homewood as the village continues its efforts to become a home rule community. A decision is expected in January but some board members are publicly stating their reservations.
 

Homeless Chicago woman wins free new car from Homewood Chevy

Selena Gilchrist was on the right CTA bus at the right time last fall. As a result, she drove home on Christmas Eve in a 2017 Chevrolet Sonic, a gift from Chevrolet of Homewood.

Halfway through budget year, Flossmoor board cautiously optimistic

With an active six months of the 2017-18 fiscal year under its belt, the village of Flossmoor faces some potentially tough financial decisions. As the board of trustees wrestles with questions about infrastructure improvements, residents must consider approving a sales tax increase that village administrators claim is critical to keep the budget on safe ground.
 

Holiday greetings from the Chronicle

Rudolph. The Grinch. Ebenezer Scrooge. Frosty the Snowman. Ralphie and his Red Ryder BB gun.

And of course, the family in the stable, angels singing on high, shepherds stunned by a star, the wise men following its wandering light.

New downtown Flossmoor sign boasts civic pride

Flossmoor, your winter nights just got a little brighter with a new lighted town pride sign recently unveiled in the downtown area.

White Christmas looks likely

The prognosis is good for a white Christmas this year.

The National Weather Service forecast on Saturday called for a 100 percent chance of snow during the day Sunday, with accumulations of 4 to 6 inches possible.

Any snow that falls could stick around for a while, too. Temperatures are expected to drop and remain low the rest of the week. The high on Tuesday is expected to be 14 degrees, and the low that night will be about 4 degrees.

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