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Every Walk of Hope participant can make the front page

There’s a chance that 1,000 area residents will wind up on the front page of the Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle. The Chronicle, a sponsor of the Cancer Support Center’s Walk of Hope on Sunday, has created a special “selfie frame” that looks like a page from Homewood-Flossmoor’s local newspaper. You have reached[Read More…]

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Homewood agrees to buy Ridge Road building — briefly

Homewood took another step in laying the groundwork for a major downtown redevelopment project Tuesday when the Board of Trustees agreed to purchase the old Funk Hall building at 2049-2051 Ridge Road. The village will not own the building long, however. It has an agreement to sell the building to[Read More…]

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Flossmoor library director leaving for position in Joliet

Flossmoor Public Library Director Megan Millen has accepted a similar position in Joliet and will be leaving the library at the end of October. Millen will take over as executive director of the Joliet Public Library in November. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive[Read More…]

Search for next H-F High principal to begin within the month

The search for a new principal for Homewood-Flossmoor High School will begin within the month. District 233 board member Gerald Pauling, chairman of the Personnel Committee, said the school board will be working with a search firm that specializes in education leadership in its efforts to find the next principal. The[Read More…]

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H-F Theater Department presents musical this weekend

This weekend students at Homewood-Flossmoor High School will present “A Year with Frog & Toad,” a whimsical musical that tells the story of two best friends throughout a fun-filled year. The production will be staged at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, and 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, in the Mall[Read More…]

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Two H-F High students selected National Merit semifinalists

Homewood-Flossmoor High School seniors Katie Donermeyer and Lillian Hamer have been selected semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. 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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Homewood fire hydrants go red

The leaves will be turning red soon, but Homewood fire hydrants are way ahead of them. The new color for hydrants has caught the eyes of some residents. Public Works Director John Schaefer said the hydrants have been yellow for a long time, at least several decades. You have reached[Read More…]

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