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Flossmoor fire truck renovation takes center stage on TV this week

  Flossmoor’s antique Engine No. 4 makes its first public  appearance at the 2016 Fourth of July parade in  Flossmoor soon after returning from restoration work.  (Chronicle  file photo)   Flossmoor’s venerable Engine No. 4 makes its national broadcast debut this week when a cable television program, “FantomWorks,” tells the story of the 69-year-old[Read More…]

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Homewood Beautification Committee recognizes 50 businesses

  Art 4 Soul, 18135 Harwood Ave., was one of the 50  businesses given a Homewood Beautification Award.  (Photo by Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)   The Homewood Beautification Committee honored 50 businesses for their work in beautifying the area around their location. Honorees were recognized at the Oct. 13 Beautification Awards[Read More…]

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Homewood awards honor residents for neighborhood beauty

  The Wright house, a Blue Ribbon winner, is lined by  rose bushes. (Photo by Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)   Homewood residents have a passion for gardening. The variety of flowers, the colorful array and the unique designs comes to life at the hands of some dedicated residents. Their efforts were[Read More…]

H-F High facilities open to the public

Did you know that Homewood-Flossmoor High School opens its facilities to the public during the winter months? Contingent on student activities on the calendar, both the field house and pool are open to residents on regular school days. Runners and walkers can use the indoor track Mondays through Fridays from[Read More…]

Flossmoor sales tax figures triple following Meijer opening

Flossmoor’s monthly sales tax revenue jumped threefold following the opening of the Meijer superstore in June. The State of Illinois Friday posted sales tax numbers for July, the first full month Meijer’s Flossmoor store was open. They show the village receiving $67,384 in sales tax revenues for that month. Flossmoor[Read More…]

Community invited to Tuesday’s ribbon cutting for SMART Lab

Homewood District 153 invites the community to a 6 p.m. ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 18, that will officially open the SMART Lab at James Hart School, 18220 Morgan Ave. Parents and residents will get a first-hand look between 6 and 7 p.m. at how students are using the[Read More…]

Grande Prairie Singers season tickets available

The Grande Prairie Singers will mark their 40th anniversary season opening with a “Winterlude 2016” concert on Dec. 11. “We’re always seeking to move up in terms of the kinds of music we do,” said Jo Rodenberg, the group’s artistic director. “We do extremely diverse things. We love to do[Read More…]

Fall events

SATURDAY, NOV 26

  • Celebrate the season in Flossmoor from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Shopping, Santa, singing and more in downtown Flossmoor. Tree lighting ceremony in Flossmoor Park at 5:30 p.m.
  • Small Business Saturday in Homewood and Flossmoor. Holiday shoppers can help local merchants succeed.

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