Author: Carole Sharwarko

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Sold Your Corolla? Prove It.

Homewood residents called to account on 2,000-plus vehicles lacking village stickers Hundreds of Homewood residents found themselves scrambling at the beginning of September, digging through drawers and driving around town to track down paperwork to prove a negative after the village made a push this year to increase vehicle sticker[Read More…]

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Braun recognized for support of K of C tootsie roll fundraiser

  Flossmoor Mayor Paul Braun, left, receives a  certificate from Bill Schmidtke in recognition  of his support for the Knights of Columbus’  annual Tootsie Roll fundraiser. (Photos by Carole  Sharwarko/H-F Chronicle) Flossmoor Mayor Paul Braun received a recognition from the Knights of Columbus Marian Council 3764 for his support of the organization’s annual Tootsie Roll fundraiser. Marian Council deputy grand knight[Read More…]

Flossmoor trustees ask CDE to revise incentive request

The Flossmoor Village Board asked the owners of Center for Dental Excellence to revise their proposal for economic incentives from the village. The dental practice at 19615 Governors Highway is greatly expanding its physical space and service offerings. Plans call for a 4,000 square-foot addition to the current building. CDE[Read More…]

Flossmoor trustees OK language for pickup truck parking referendum

Flossmoor trustees have approved language for the advisory referendum on whether to change the village’s long-standing truck parking ban ordinance.Voters on Nov. 6 will consider whether the truck parking prohibition, which is part of the village’s zoning ordinance, should remain in place. Flossmoor’s zoning law specifies that personal pickup trucks[Read More…]

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After decades in Homewood, Dunning’s Market announces move to Flossmoor

A 60-year fixture of Homewood, Dunning’s Gourmet Market is moving to downtown Flossmoor. The deli and restaurant is relocating from Cherry Creek Plaza to the storefront recently vacated by Bakewell Bakery at 1048-1050 Sterling Ave. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial[Read More…]

Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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