Author: Chronicle staff

Lions Pool opens Saturday

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s Lions Club Pool and wading pool officially open at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 1. The pool will be open through Aug. 11. The pool, at 1041 Ridge Road in Homewood, will be open seven days a week. Hours are 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday[Read More…]

5.30.2024 | What You Need To Know Today

HOMEWOOD STICKER DEADLINE — Friday is the last day to purchase a village vehicle sticker without incurring a $25 additional fee. Click here for more information about how to pay. BIKE SAFETY — May is National Bike Safety Month and Homewood police posted a reminder that motorists should slow down when they see cyclists on the[Read More…]

Riders head west from the Infant Jesus of Prague School parking lot at the start of the 2023 Bike the Gem ride. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

Bikes and artisans this weekend in H-F

June will begin with two annual events, the Homewood Art & Garden Street Fair and Flossmoor’s Bike the Gem community ride. The Art & Garden fair opening day is Friday, May 31, from 4 to 9 p.m. More than 70 artisan vendors are expected for the two-day event, selling handcrafted[Read More…]

5.28.2024 | What You Need To Know Today

BLOOM TOWNSHIP BOARD — Trustees will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, in township hall, 425 S. Halsted St., Chicago Heights. No agenda has been posted yet on the township website.THORNTON TOWNSHIP BOARD — Trustees will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, in township hall,  333 E 162nd St., South Holland. Find the agenda here. HOMEWOOD[Read More…]

5.23.2024 | What You Need To Know Today

HOMEWOOD PLANNING AND ZONING — The commission will meet at 7 p.m. in village hall, 2020 Chestnut Road. Find the agenda here. Attend remotely here or call 312-626-6799. Use ID 991 8481 1606, passcode 573812. The commission will continue discussion of a special use permit and parking variance request from Elsayed Elbanna who wishes to open[Read More…]

5.17.2024 | What You Need To Know Today

COP ON A ROOFTOP — Officers from the Flossmoor Police Department will be on top of the Flossmoor Dunkin at 3608 Vollmer Road from 5 a.m. to noon to generate awareness and funds for Special Olympics. Donate here. Homewood School District 153 Daily Living Skills classes will be joining Homewood police[Read More…]

5.16.2024 | What You Need To Know Today

FLOSSMOOR PLAN COMMISSION — The commission will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at village hall, 2800 Flossmoor Road. Find the agenda here. The commission will consider a request for a special use permit for a sport court at 808 Argyle Ave. PSC MENTAL HEALTH CONFERENCE — Prairie State College, 202 S. Halsted[Read More…]

New stairs leading from the pedestrian tunnel to the Metra boarding platform are receiving finishing touches on May 4. The platform will be open again on May 20. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

Homewood Station west side entrance to reopen May 20

Metra’s Homewood Station west side Park Avenue entrance will reopen to most customers Monday, May 20, when service resumes following the completion of a new stairway connecting the station’s pedestrian tunnel and the boarding platform.  The east side entrance off downtown Homewood remains closed during construction. The station still will[Read More…]

5.15.2024 | What You Need To Know Today

HOMEWOOD LIBRARY BOARD — The board’s nominating committee will meet at 6:45 p.m. and the full board will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, in the library, 17917 Dixie Highway. Find the nominating committee agenda here and the regular board meeting agenda here. HOUSE WALK — Flossmoor Service League’s 66th annual house walk from 10[Read More…]

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