Author: Eric Crump

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Hot dogs for a hot day

It didn’t matter that Friday was a hot, lazy day in the middle of summer. It got better because it was the day to celebrate the 10th National Hot Dog Day.  You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital[Read More…]

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TALK to host second annual Trail Mix outdoor concert

The Theatre Arts Leadership Kouncil (TALK) appreciates the support it’s gotten from the community for the past five years. In return, it is providing a free concert at Izaak Walton Preserve on Saturday, July 15. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free[Read More…]

Davis visits village hall, discusses state budget and local issues

State Rep. Will Davis, D-Homewood, visited Homewood village hall on Saturday to meet with constituents during Mayor Richard Hofeld’s weekly office hours.Tawny Smith, Davis’ staff person for the 30th District, said of the handful of constituents who met with the legislator, the first question from each was about the budget.Local[Read More…]

The 4th of July the H-F way: Parades

Homewood and Flossmoor celebrate Independence Day with parades. Each village’s event has its own character. Homewood’s is big and varied. Flossmoor’s is charming and features local kids on their bikes. Both are cherished by the community.  Chronicle photographers were there, capturing the sights of the annual celebrations. Scenes from Homewood[Read More…]

Page 2: 2 long awaited infrastructure projects make progress

News about the train station, the Dixie Highway Viaduct, a young Flossmoor trumpeter who makes a television appearance, state representatives available to talk with constituents in Homewood, progress on the Homewood Police Department entrance, a benefit 5K run sponsored by St. Andrew Church, county beverage tax implementation delayed, old friends[Read More…]

Scenes from Homewood spring events

Miss any of Homewood’s spring events? Here’s a glimpse of area residents enjoying a celebration of trains, big machines at the Homewood Public Works open house, a Homewood Science Center PopUp Science event studying motion using homemade rollercoasters and an art-and-music filled 10th anniversary Art & Garden Street Fair. Rail[Read More…]

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Downtown Homewood redevelopment deal stalls

Progress has come to a halt in a redevelopment project on Ridge Road in downtown Homewood, but village officials and the developer said it is still possible the project might be saved. Third Coast Development of Grand Rapids, Mich., recently withdrew its offer to purchase the property at 2033 Ridge Road.[Read More…]

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