Homewood police responding to a report of shots fired just before 1:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 27, found a 25-year-old man dead in a vehicle in the 17500 block of Dixmoor Drive on the village’s northwest side. According to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, the victim was Darion E. Duncan[Read More…]
Author: Chronicle staff
Homewood police officers responded at 3:39 p.m. to Walmart at 17550 S. Halsted St. after receiving a report of a disturbance. Village officials posted a message on Facebook to counter social media rumors that there was a shooting. No shots were fired. Police continue to investigate the incident.
Bookie’s is back, the Rock Shop is ready, and the new combination book/rocks/record store, informally dubbed “stacks and stones” by the partners in the venture, is set to open Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 18019 Dixie Highway in Homewood. The Rock Shop, co-owned by Laura Bruni and Craig Frank, held a[Read More…]
Three people wearing masks and gloves smashed the front door of Van Sipma Jewelers, 2015 Ridge Road in Homewood at about 5:44 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 20, according to Homewood police. The three then fled on foot. The value of the items is not yet known, police said.
“The Christmas Schooner,” a musical about Christmas traditions and family, will be presented over two December weekends by The Drama Group of Chicago Heights. The program, meant for an audience of all ages, tells the story of the first Christmas tree ship and the family that risked their lives to[Read More…]
The Chronicle has two free email sources of news, The Latest (daily headlines with links to stories) and The Weeks (a look at the week ahead, with information about meeting agendas and events, and a look at the week behind, including a recap of top stories and other relevant news[Read More…]
Buona Beef in Flossmoor will donate 20% of sales on Tuesday, Nov. 15, to the Homewood Parent Music Association. HPMA provides support to music programs in Homewood schools. Patrons should bring a copy of this coupon to the restaurant at 19801 Crawford Ave. Hours are 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
As the Archdiocese of Chicago works to consolidate parishes in the South Suburbs, it has given new names to two of its recently reorganized parishes. The archdiocese provided parishioners with a list of saints and asked them to select their favorites in rank order. The lists were then submitted to[Read More…]
Flossmoor is inviting village residents and other stakeholders to provide input that will help in the search for a new police chief. Chief Tod Kamleiter announced last week that he will retire in December. In order to identify the candidate that best fits the needs of Flossmoor, the village partnered with the[Read More…]
Local businesses collect food donations to help Open Access provide Thanksgiving dinner to those in need (free)
A number of local businesses are serving as collection points for donated nonperishable foods that will help Open Access provide complete Thanksgiving meals to area families in need. Collections will be accepted through Tuesday, Nov. 15. The organization’s goal is to provide 1,000 families with a meal that includes a turkey with[Read More…]