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…]

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Living Springs Church rolls with the punches

Living Springs congregation members hold a safe gathering to show unity during the pandemic. (Provided photo) 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.

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 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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Parks Pastries wraps bakery, cafe and catering into one

Brittany Parks displays one of her specialty cakes. Parks is opening a pastry shop on Dixie Highway in Homewood. (Provided photo) 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.

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 have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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