Author: Carole Sharwarko

4.13.23 | What You Need to Know Today

EARLY BIRD POOL PASSES AVAILABLE – Lion’s Club Pool passes are now on sale, and there is a $5 discount when buying a pass before April 30. The Early Bird rate is $55 for residents, and $80 for non-residents. Rates go up to $60 and $85 on May 1. The[Read More…]

4.12.23 | What You Need to Know Today

GENTLY USED ITEMS DRIVE – The St. Vincent DePaul Society of St. Veronica Catholic Church is holding its Spring Bundle Drive. Drop off gently-used items at the church from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, including clothing, accessories, kitchen and household goods, small furniture, books and games. No toys or[Read More…]

4.11.23 | What You Need to Know Today

BOARD DISCUSSES VICE BREW SPOT – Homewood Village Board meets at 7 p.m. tonight in the Village Hall boardroom. Among the items to be discussed is a resolution to facilitate the village’s sale and redevelopment of property at 18027-18029 Dixie Highway, the old Vice District location. The meeting can also[Read More…]

4.7.23 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

COMMUNITY CLEAN UP DAY – Volunteer to pick up litter in Flossmoor during the annual Chicago Southland Green Committee Community Clean Up Day, 9 a.m. to noon on April 8. Volunteers will work in the vacant lot behind Meijer, 3800 Flossmoor Road. Those younger than 15 should be accompanied by[Read More…]

4.6.23 | What You Need to Know Today

ADULT FLASHLIGHT EGG HUNT – Why let the kids have all the fun? Adults 21 and older can go out to Irons Oaks for the Adult Flashlight Egg Hunt, from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday, April 14. Hunt for eggs filled with prizes that will be hidden along the trails.[Read More…]

4.5.23 | What You Need to Know Today

CHECK YOUR RESULTS – Visit the Chronicle website to find out results from yesterday’s local consolidated election, including Flossmoor and Homewood government, library boards and more. BEE MOVIE FOR TEENS – Buzz over to Homewood Library at 7 p.m. tonight to watch “Bee Movie” at Spring Break Movie Night. Kids[Read More…]

4.4.23 | What You Need to Know Today

Today is the Consolidated Election for Thornton and Bloom Townships, including races in Homewood and Flossmoor. Voters will select candidates in the two towns for village trustees, school boards, library boards and more. If you’re not registered to vote, you can register and vote today at your polling place. Find[Read More…]

3.31.23 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

VOTE FOR FVM – Today is the last day to vote for the Flossmoor Veterans Memorial project in the Old National Bank “Choose Your Charity” campaign. FVM could win $5,000, which would help the fundraising campaign top its $100,000 fundraising goal. FVM hopes to break ground on a new veterans memorial this[Read More…]

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