Author: Sharon L. Filkins

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St. Andrew United Methodist welcomes new pastor

Amid these trying times dealing with COVID-19, quarantine protocols, closed businesses and increased violence across the nation, St. Andrew United Methodist Church in Homewood was without a pastor.  In early spring, the members began searching for a new leader. Accepting the church’s call to serve, was the Rev. Beverly Dukes,[Read More…]

Paying it forward with flowers

Kyle and Marty Arrivo, owners of Homewood Florist, sent the original “pay it forward” bouquet, and say they’ve sent nearly 60 such orders. (Provided photo) You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.

Deverieux Tate, a long time customer who models in Maxine's Fashion Shows, looks over newly arrived styles. (Sharon L. Filkins/H-F Chronicle)

Maxine’s fashions moves to Homewood

If you love shopping for beautiful clothes, jewelry and accessories, you can find it all in downtown Homewood at Maxine’s, at 1938 Ridge Road, which has settled in quickly since its opening about a month ago. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in[Read More…]

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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