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Irwin Park will be the place to beer on Saturday

If there’s a beer heaven, it might be located at Irwin Park in Homewood on Saturday. Homewood Hop Fest, sponsored by the Southland Chamber of Commerce, will bring 27 craft brewers to the park and community center at 18120 Highland Ave. from 3 to 6:30 p.m.  You have reached content available[Read More…]

H-F alumni basketball game Saturday will support Vikings United

Two years ago, outstanding Homewood-Flossmoor High School alumni Excell Hardy Jr. and Brian Nussbaum decided they’d use their talents at what they did best – team sports. Today their program, Vikings United, is their dream come true. These two alumni served as co-captains of H-F’s 2004 state champion runner-up basketball[Read More…]

Homewood police to hold training exercise Thursday

The Homewood Police Department will be holding a training exercise from 7 to 11 a.m. Thursday at James Hart School, 18205 Aberdeen St.Deputy Chief Denise McGrath said the exercise would not have much impact on traffic, though sections of Aberdeen and Morgan streets near the school might be closed for[Read More…]

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Janet Kataras celebrates 90th birthday

(Photo by Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle) Janet Kataras, formerly of Homewood, receives flowers delivered by her great-grandson, Alexander Hemp, 6, while her daughter, Jane Kataras, looks on. Kataras celebrated her 90th birthday with a party Saturday, July 23, at Salem Lutheran Church in Homewood. Kataras and her family operated restaurants in[Read More…]

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Entrepreneurs of ice

(Photo by Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle) Audrey and Eli Goldsmith of Hazel Crest prepare a snowcone for a customer Saturday, July 23, at the Homewood Farmers Market. They said the hot, sticky weather helped their sales. The two were at the market with their mother, Toya Goldsmith. The proceeds from snowcone[Read More…]

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Flossmoor plan commission recommends Lou Malnati’s proposal

Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria this week moved a step closer to opening a restaurant in Flossmoor. The village’s plan commission Thursday unanimously recommended that an amendment to a special use permit be granted allowing Malnati’s to operate a carryout/delivery-only restaurant at 3315 Vollmer Road in Flossmoor Commons. You have reached content available[Read More…]

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Register to vote July 23 at Homewood Farmers Market

A voter registration table will be set up at the Homewood Farmer’s Market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 23. 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.  

Thornton High alumni military veterans being honored

Thornton Township High School alumnus and Navy veteran Tom Dreesen will be the master of ceremonies for a special Nov. 12 program for veterans who attended Thornton Township High School. The “welcome home” event at the high school is open to all who attended or graduated from the school who are veterans and[Read More…]

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

Community Calendar