Chickens at the Majewski hen house are let out of  the coop for a time, giving them freedom to roam  and eat. Deb Majewski said catching them once  they’ve been out is a hard job. (Photos by  Brittney Ermon/H-F Chronicle) 

They can be found every day in stores and freezers in Homewood and are a common addition to dinner plates.And surprisingly, some local residents also have them in their backyards. 

  Rachel Middleton grabs  one of her . . .

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Fall events

Friday, Oct. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

Saturday, Oct. 8

  • Homewood Fire Department open house.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor.
  • Homewood Farmers Market’s last summer session.

Saturday, Oct. 15

Sunday, Oct. 16

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