Author: David P. Funk

Homewood village board members sworn in again

There were no new faces, but village officials were sworn in at the Homewood board meeting Tuesday. Cook County Judge Toya Harvey swore in Village President Richard Hofeld, Clerk Marilyn Thomas and Trustees Larry Burnson, Anne Colton and Barbara Dawkins. All were easily re-elected to their respective positions in the[Read More…]

Fresh Starts owner retiring after 31 years

  Joann Lindholm, owner of Fresh Starts restaurant   in downtown Flossmoor, is retiring after more than  30 years   of running her “labor of love.”  (Chronicle file photo)  Joann Lindholm has two favorite sayings: “Whatever goes around, comes around so treat people like you would like to be treated: With honesty and integrity.”[Read More…]

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Flossmoor water main project moves forward

The replacement of water pipes in Flossmoor marches on after the village board on Monday, May 1, decided materials being used were safe.The issue of new piping came to light after some residents questioned the safety of plastic piping.

Homewood awards bids for construction, computers, street work

Emergency vehicles in Homewood will get new computer equipment after the village board approved leasing agreements with Marlin Business Bank at its April 25 meeting.  A $25,167 lease pays for 22 Panasonic Toughbook computers for police and fire department vehicles. A $7,766 lease pays for six Microsoft Surface Pro tablets[Read More…]

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