Author: Eric Crump

Candidates for Homewood Public Library board see revenue as top issue

Two candidates and one candidate surrogate spoke Saturday, March 18, about their reasons for seeking office on the Homewood Public Library Board of Trustees.The forum at Homewood Village Hall was sponsored by the local chapter of the League of Women Voters and co-sponsored by the Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle.Candidates Percy Harris and[Read More…]

Homewood incumbents make pitch for building on village’s strengths

Homewood’s five incumbent candidates for village office made a case for their leadership and promised to build on successes during a candidate forum Saturday, March 18, sponsored by the local League of Women Voters (LWV) chapter and co-sponsored by the Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle.Two trustee challengers ― Jennifer “Jen” Sjoblom whose name[Read More…]

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Homewood hires Mesaros as director of economic development

Homewood officials announced Friday, March 17, that the village has hired Angela Mesaros as director of economic development. She starts work on Monday, March 20. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.

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Storms overnight cause flooding but little damage

  One car remains stranded at the west end of the   Dixie Highway viaduct in Homewood shortly before   midnight Tuesday. (Photos by Eric Crump/H-F   Chronicle)  A series of strong storms pummeled the Homewood-Flossmoor area Tuesday night, producing high winds, hail and localized flooding that blocked Homewood’s viaducts and a number of streets.The Homewood[Read More…]

UpsaDaisy success story: From pop-up proprietors to property owners

  UpsaDaisy owners, from left, Suzy Moore, Julie  Smith and Julie Lawton, opened the boutique in  March 2015. In May 2016, they purchased the  building, making an investment in the rebirth  of downtown Homewood. (Photos by Eric   Crump/H-F Chronicle)  In 2014, three friends who had worked together  for years on community and school service projects decided to try a[Read More…]

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Salmon fishmerman brings his catch to the Homewood Indoor Farmers Market

Many people love farmers markets because they can buy food from the people who produce it. Usually, that’s a farmer from a few miles down the road.    Drew Terhaar displays a   sample of his product   at the Homewood Indoor   Farmers Market on jan. 28.   Terhaar’s fishing co-op,   Sitka Salmon Shares, is   explected to return to the   market[Read More…]

Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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