Author: Eric Crump

The Weeks | Aug. 7

Introduction This is the newsletter formerly known as “Here First.” For a few months in late 2021, early 2022, we ran the more-or-less weekly post with lists of upcoming local government meetings and events; local, region and state news briefs; and a look at the biggest stories from the previous[Read More…]

Pop-up Chronicle newsroom at Wednesday evening farmers market

Community members are invited to visit  with The Chronicle representatives at a booth at the Homewood Farmers Market on Wednesday, Aug. 3, from 5 to 9 p.m., assuming the weather cooperates. Before the pandemic, editors and reporters appeared at the market several times each summer. Extra copies of the most[Read More…]

Homewood offers free compost

The village of Homewood is offering free compost. The covered pile is located on the west side of village hall parking lot, 2024 Chestnut. Anyone who wants compost should bring their own shovel and buckets or bags to fill.

Rep. Kelly votes to pass the assault weapons ban

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly (D-2nd) voted to pass H.R. 1808, the Assault Weapons Ban Act of 2022, which passed by a vote of 217 to 213. Kelly represents Homewood and Flossmoor in Congress. The act restores and updates the prior assault weapons ban that was in effect from 1994 to[Read More…]

7.31.2022 | What You Need to Know Today

You Matter 2 Back to school bashToday from 1 to 3 p.m. at Flossmoor Community House, 847 Hutchison Road in Flossmoor. Kids can receive free backpacks filled with school supplies, pizza courtesy of Domino’s, face painting, cotton candy, 360 Photo Booth and more! Child(ren) must be present to receive school supplies.[Read More…]

Page 2: H-F saw losses, trauma in July

The community lost several people who made their mark on H-F, three during their lives and one in her death. On July 10, Madeline Miller, 64, was shot and killed by Flossmoor police officers who were responding to a report of a domestic disturbance. The nation has been paying increasing[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, Aug. 13

  • Doppler on Wheels, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Homewood village hall parking lot, 2024 Chestnut Road.

Friday, Aug. 26

Community Calendar