Author: Chronicle staff

9.6.2023 | What You Need To Know Today

COMMUNITY RED & WHITE DAY — Flossmoor is encouraging H-F area residents to wear and decorate in red and white colors today to show support for the Homewood-Flossmoor High School Vikings. The H-F homecoming game is Friday. HOLIDAY TRASH PICKUP SCHEDULE — Homewood Disposal was closed Sept. 4 for Labor Day, so[Read More…]

Homewood police investigate shots fired early Thursday

Homewood police officers responded to the 1400 block of Linden Road at 4:17 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, to investigate a report of multiple shots fired. Officers checked the surrounding area and did not locate an immediate threat nor the source of the incident, according to police. Shortly after 9 a.m.[Read More…]

8.31.2023 | What You Need To Know Today

HOMEWOOD LIBRARY CARPET PROJECT — This week the carpet project got fully under way. Book shelves now fill the first floor area in front of the circulation desk and library services and access are limited. To see the latest on what’s available and what’s limited, visit the project webpage. LAST[Read More…]

8.30.2023 | What You Need To Know Today

CONSERVATION INTERNSHIP — The Homewood Science Center Conservation Ecology Internship led by Chicago Public School science educator Nicole Fuller is for area middle school students. Interns will meet outdoors at Homewood’s Izaak Walton Preserve on Sept. 23, Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 14 and Oct. 21 and then conduct community outreach at Walk[Read More…]

Homewood sandwich shop robbed

Homewood police are investigating an armed robbery Monday morning, Aug. 28, at Subway sandwich shop, 18350 Governors Highway. Police said that officers responded to the shop shortly after 10 a.m. after receiving a report of an armed robbery. “Officers learned that an unknown masked offender entered the location, displayed a[Read More…]

8.26.2023 | What You Need To Know Today

TRUCKIN’ INTO THE SCHOOL YEAR — Homewood and District 153 present a back-to-school touch-a-truck festival from noon to 4 p.m. today in the village hall parking lot, 2024 Chestnut Road. The event will feature police vehicles, fire vehicles, public work vehicles, giant kid-friendly games, a DJ spinning kid-friendly music, a rock climbing[Read More…]

8.25.2023 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

CHURCH RUMMAGE SALE — St. Andrew Methodist Church, 18850 Riegel Road in Homewood, will have bargains available from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, including gently used household goods, books, toys, tools, small furniture and children’s clothes. YOU MATTER 2 FALL PROGRAMS — Registration is open for youth leadership organization You Matter[Read More…]

8.24.2023 | What You Need To Know Today

HEAT WARNING — The National Weather Service has issued a heat warning until 8 p.m. today. The temperature is expected to reach 99 degrees or higher with a heat index of about 113 degrees. Officials urge people to drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun,[Read More…]

8.23.2023 | What You Need To Know Today

HEAT WARNING— The National Weather Service has issued a heat warning for today. The temperature is expected to reach 95 degrees or higher with a heat index of at least 110 degrees. KARAOKE KAZOO JAM— Melody Mart, 18062 Dixie Highway, is hosting a kazoo jam from 7 to 8 p.m. tonight. Learn your favorite[Read More…]

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