Author: Carole Sharwarko

4/13/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

TALKING BERRY LANE DRAINAGE – Flossmoor residents who live along Maryland Avenue, Oakmont Avenue, Bob-O-Link Road and Berry Lane can attend an open house from 5 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Village Hall to learn more about the Berry Lane Drainage Improvement Project. Residents can learn details about the project,[Read More…]

4/12/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

PLANT VILLAGE TREES – Join Flossmoor Green Commission’s annual spring tree planting from 8 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday. Volunteers will meet at village hall and divide into teams to plant trees. Shovels will be provided. Volunteers must be 16 or older. Find a sign up link on Facebook. CHRIST[Read More…]

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Health & Wellness 2022: ‘My heart was broken by COVID’

As she continued working as an MRI technologist during the COVID-19 pandemic, Rose Wiley said the job became lonely and politically fraught, with patients refusing to wear masks and even spitting at her. (Carole Sharwarko/H-F Chronicle) You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day[Read More…]

4/8/2022 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

LUCKY EGG HUNT – Bring your baskets to Irwin Park on Saturday, where the bunny will be hiding eggs for children, including a few lucky eggs that offer an extra prize. The bunny will be available for photos after the hunt. The free event for H-F residents only starts promptly[Read More…]

4/7/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

ADULT TECH TUTORING – On Thursdays in April, May and June, adults can get help at free Tech Tutoring sessions. Learn how to send an email, shop online, create a Facebook account, and how to use Zoom and Google Meet. A volunteer tutor from Prairie State College facilitates the sessions,[Read More…]

4/6/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

CONSERVATION INTERNSHIP – Homewood Science Center is accepting applications for its Ecology and Conservation Internship for sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders. The internship will focus on the unique characteristics and interrelationships in three different ecosystems: woodland, prairie, and wetland. Interns will meet at Homewood Izaak Walton Nature Preserve for five Saturdays,[Read More…]

4/5/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

‘STAY FEARLESS’ TOWN HALL – Cancer Support Center hosts its annual town hall meeting at 6 p.m. tonight at its Homewood location. The evening starts with an open house and refreshments, followed by a discussion of the nonprofit’s successes in 2021 and a Q&A session when community members can share[Read More…]

4/1/2022 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

FLOSSMOOR VILLAGE STICKERS – Vehicle village stickers for the current year must be purchased and displayed by April 15. This is for every vehicle registered to a Flossmoor address, including leased vehicles, company cars and vehicles kept outside the village. For more information, visit the village website or contact village[Read More…]

3/31/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

GOOD FOOD & JAZZ MUSIC – The Lunch & Fun folks get together for another good time on April 6 at the Irwin Center. This month, the group of people 55+ enjoy a meal from Wiley’s Grill including stuffed chicken breast, steamed asparagus, white and wild rice, bread and butter,[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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