Author: Chronicle staff

10.7.2023 | What You Need To Know Today

RECYCLEPALOOZA — The annual opportunity to clean house and recycle hard-to-recycle items. The Flossmoor Green Commission volunteers will collect items from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Parker Junior High School parking lot across the street from village hall in the 2800 block of Flossmoor Road. Participants should stay in their[Read More…]

10.6.2023 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

THE ADDAMS FAMILY ON STAGE — The Drama Group will present America’s kooky, spooky Addams Family on stage at 330 202nd St. in Chicago Heights, at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 6 and 7, with repeat performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 12, 13, and 14. Matinee[Read More…]

10.5.2023 | What You Need To Know Today

HELP KEEP FLOSSMOOR GREEN — Flossmoor is seeking volunteers to help plant trees throughout the village on Saturday, Oct. 21. The meet up location is village hall, 2800 Flossmoor Road, at 8 a.m. Volunteers should wear closed-toed shoes and bring work gloves and, if possible, their own transportation to reach planting sites.[Read More…]

Faith Lutheran accepts donations for asylum seekers

This summer, Christine Cochrane, a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Homewood, heard a seminary student talk about reaching out to people to meet their needs where they are. She said his words inspired her to work for the benefit of asylum seekers reaching the Chicago area. Cochrane has been[Read More…]

H-F girls soccer team wins first place trophy

Homewood-Flossmoor area girls soccer players captured the first place trophy at the Synergy Give and Go Tournament over the weekend of Sept. 23-25, scoring 27 goals over four matches and allowing the competition to score just two goals. The girls, who attend Western Avenue School, Churchill School and Infant Jesus[Read More…]

10.3.2023 | What You Need To Know Today

PARK DISTRICT BOARD MEETS — Commissioners will hold a committee meeting at 7 p.m. tonight in the Goldberg Administration Building, 3301 Flossmoor Road. Find the agenda here. The board will discuss the 2023 Lions Club Pool season and the Starry Nights concert series. COMMUNITY BONFIRE — H-F Park District will host a free opportunity[Read More…]

Obituary: Joan Marie Lonstine, Sept. 27

Joan Marie Lonstine (nee Matuska), age 76 of the Village of Sister Bay and formerly of the Village of Homewood, Illinois, passed away on Wednesday, September 27, 2023, at the Jack and Engrid Meng Residence – Unity Hospice. Joan was born on December 8, 1946, to the late Paul and[Read More…]

This young walker sported some funny facial hair during Cancer Support Center Walk of Hope 2022. (Carole Sharwarko/H-F Chronicle)

Cancer Support Center to sponsor walk on Oct. 15

Registration is open for the Oct. 15 walk to support the Cancer Support Center in Homewood.  “Come out and celebrate the center’s 30th anniversary as we walk for survivors, honor those we’ve lost, generate awareness and raise funds to support all who are impacted by cancer,” said Kathleen Daly, executive[Read More…]

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