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Flossmoor prohibits parking on street near Western Avenue School

Parking will be not be allowed on a street near Western Avenue School that has turned into a traffic bottleneck, especially during student drop-off and pick-up schedules. Flossmoor Village Board members Monday unanimously voted to completely remove on-street parking from Vardon Lane between Western Avenue and Gardner Road. You have[Read More…]

Golf and brews event canceled

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District has canceled its Fore & Pour event set for Saturday, Sept. 10. Although staff worked hard to put everything in place, the decision was made Tuesday to cancel. “We just didn’t get the response we needed,” Debbie Kopas, parks executive director, told commissioners at the Committee[Read More…]

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Adult spelling bee competition will benefit Homewood Library

Are your spelling talents on par with Spell Check? The Homewood Public Library offers the opportunity for you and your teammates to test your brainpower at its Spell Check: Adult Spelling Bee on Oct. 1. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free[Read More…]

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Sept. 10 Flossmoor Fest offers full day of family fun

Flossmoor Fest returns Sept. 10 with a full day of activities for all ages. This year’s festival — located on Sterling Avenue in downtown Flossmoor and at Flossmoor Park — again features food, music, games for the kids and a great chance for friends and neighbors to get together. You[Read More…]

Improvements at racquet club will keep building cool and dry

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is making certain the H-F Racquet  & Fitness Club will be cool and dry for guests. Park commissioners approved two contracts for major improvements at the 44-year-old racquet club, 2920 W. 183rd St. in Homewood, that will improve the heating and air conditioning system and the[Read More…]

Ford Model A cars on display Saturday at Van Drunen Ford

What’s it like to own a car that’s nearly 100 years old? You’ll get your chance to see the venerable Ford Model A and ask questions of the owners when members of the Calumet Region of the Model A Restorers Club put their Model As on display from 10 a.m.[Read More…]

Making a favorite dish at Fresh Starts

On Sept. 9, Fresh Starts Restaurant will celebrate 30 years of making dishes like the popular NNO (New New Orleans) Pasta. Read about the anniversary and watch as Chef Concepcion Medrano shows the H-F Chronicle how it’s done.

Summer events

Saturday, Aug. 13

  • Doppler on Wheels, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Homewood village hall parking lot, 2024 Chestnut Road.

Friday, Aug. 26

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