Author: Noah Johnson
IBEW, Meany Electric join forces with Homewood to improve the Homewood Science Center
In an effort to tackle an extensive project slated for the Homewood Science Center, Homewood officials and south suburban contributors have turned to a creative approach. The Homewood Science Center, located at 18022 Dixie Highway, is in need of electrical service upgrades and renovations that could cost close to $200,000.[Read More…]
Webinar offers practical advice for battling climate change
The Homewood Science Center celebrated Earth Day on April 22 with a virtual event, where attendees discussed simple ways to address climate change. At the virtual event, Dorelle Ackerman, a member of the Pachamama Chicagoland Co-Hearts, an organization that aims to bring forth an environmentally sustainable planet, said climate change[Read More…]
Homewood Domino’s turns to e-bike delivery
New Cycling Club grows amid COVID-19, garners local support
Flossmoor residents can return to village hall on Monday
Flossmoor village hall will reopen on Monday, June 29, after being closed to the public since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As Illinois moves into phase 4 of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s Restore Illinois plan, businesses and municipalities statewide are taking a step toward a gradual reopening with new safety[Read More…]
Brief cicada invasion brings overhead racket, birds looking for a snack
Just last week, you could hear the cicadas’ annoying battle cry echoing from the trees aligning streets in Homewood and Flossmoor. They arrived suddenly, and without notice. But they were gone just as quickly.
With Pride events canceled, Lighthouse is supporting LGBTQ groups in need
Lighthouse co-founder Stephanie Wright speaks during the 2019 Lighthouse Pride Party in Homewood. The party has been canceled this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but Lighthouse officials are encouraging people to provide financial support for organizations that serve the LGBTQ community. (Chronicle file photo)
Flossmoor marketing campaign to advertise on Metra, print and social media
More to see. More to do. More to explore. Flossmoor is stressing those attributes in a marketing campaign designed to attract potential homeowners to the community. The campaign, which has been discussed for the past two years, officially kicked off June 16.
Viaduct study to examine how to solve Flossmoor’s flooding problem
The Flossmoor village board has taken a step toward addressing a major flooding issue downtown by approving a study that will look at possible improvements to the Flossmoor Road viaduct.