Author: Eric Crump

Former Flossmoor Fire Chief Berk dies

The Village of Flossmoor is mourning the death of retired Flossmoor Fire Chief Gregory C. Berk, who died on Saturday, June 18.    Berk started his fire service career with the Flossmoor Fire Department in 1967 as a volunteer firefighter. In 1978, he was sworn in as the village’s first[Read More…]

Scenes from H-F Juneteenth

We’ll have more information, photos and videos from today’s Juneteenth Festival at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, but for now, a few photos to get started. The Jesse White Tumblers drew a big crowd to see their high-flying performance. (Provided photo by Marcellus Marsh/Bionic Content) The Ayodele African Dance & Drummers perform[Read More…]

Page 2: Information helps combat carjacking trend

In February, an armed juvenile jumped into a car in the 17500 block of Dixie Highway, ordered the occupant to exit the vehicle, then he and an accomplice drove away.On May 16, a similar scenario played out across town in the 17900 block of Halsted St.In both cases, the theft[Read More…]

Juneteenth parade launches H-F celebration of emancipation

The first H-F Juneteenth parade drew 22 groups and more than 400 marchers, cheerleaders, acrobats, step dancers and baton twirlers to downtown Flossmoor on Saturday, June 18. The Juneteenth parade begins on Sterling Avenue in Flossmoor just south of Flossmoor Road. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle) The parade participants had a near-perfect[Read More…]

06/17/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

Juneteenth parade The first H-F Juneteenth Parade will start at 9 a.m. Saturday at Flossmoor Road and Sterling Avenue. The parade will go through downtown Flossmoor and end at Parker Junior High. Juneteenth Festival The second annual H-F Juneteenth Festival will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday at Homewood-Flossmoor High School.[Read More…]

06/16/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

Starry nights Popular music by Final Say. The concert starts at 6 p.m. tonight in Irwin Park, 1800 block of Ridge Road in Homewood. Celebrate Pride Month at the Homewood Business Association and Flossmoor Business Association booth.  Paper Shred | Electronics recyling | Prescription drug take back State Rep. Will[Read More…]

H-F community has array of opportunities to celebrate Pride Month

Although the villages of Homewood and Flossmoor are not sponsoring big festivals this year, and haven’t since the pandemic began, there will be plenty of opportunities to celebrate the local LGBTQ+ community. The next Pride Month celebration will be part of the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s Starry Nights concert at 7:30[Read More…]

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