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Fresh Starts – a love story for 30 years

Fresh Starts is celebrating 30 years as one of the premier dining establishments in Chicago’s south suburban region. It has won numerous dining awards and remains a cornerstone of Flossmoor’s downtown area. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital[Read More…]

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National Night Out provides festive occasion for neighborliness

National Night Out in Homewood on Tuesday a bigger crowd and new features in addition to old favorites, and it gave residents a chance to mingle with local law enforcement officers.  You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital[Read More…]

Smiles Change Lives honors Lisa Grant for her volunteer efforts

Dr. Lisa Grant, an orthodontist in Homewood, will be honored Sept. 23 at the Sixth Annual Gini Awards program for her volunteer efforts to improve children’s oral health.  She will receive the award for her many efforts at helping others and her commitment to giving back to her community through[Read More…]

Principal’s role will be shared by administrators at H-F High School

The duties of principal at Homewood-Flossmoor High School will be a shared responsibility this school year. “We will not be hiring an interim principal,” said Jodi Bryant, director of human resources and public relations. The school board’s Personnel Committee met Monday and agreed with the plan laid out for the[Read More…]

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Homewood teachers preparing for new STEM/CMA lab instruction

About a dozen teachers and administrators are in the midst of a four-day training session to learn how they will incorporate the new STEM/CMA lab into the District 153 curriculum. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access.[Read More…]

Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria in Flossmoor – a history

Marc Malnati, owner of the popular pizza chain, is delighted to reopen the business’s doors in Flossmoor and provided the following history for the H-F Chronicle. We have been about the business of opening a few stores every year, as we seek to spread the gospel of deep-dish pizza. But[Read More…]

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Flossmoor board gives green light to return of Lou Malnati’s pizza

Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria is returning to Flossmoor. Village board members Monday unanimously approved a special use permit allowing Malnati’s, one of the Chicago area’s best-known purveyors of deep dish pizza, to open a carryout/delivery restaurant in the Flossmoor Commons shopping center. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital[Read More…]

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Thank you, Homewood Rotary

(Photo by Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle) Homewood Schools District 153 Superintendent Dale Mitchell, left, accepts a $5,000 check from Marvin Comerford of the Homewood Rotary Foundation on July 13. The gift will be used to reduce the $348,000 cost of the new STEM/CMA lab at Hart School. The lab is considered[Read More…]

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Homewood Hop Fest gets good reviews

Craft beer enthusiasts seemed to ignore the squishy turfat Irwin Park on Saturday as they lined up to taste craft beers from about 25 area brewers. (Photos by Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle) The ground was soggy in places during Homewood Hop Fest on Saturday afternoon at Irwin Park. The beer-tasting festival attracted craft[Read More…]

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FRIDAY, OCT. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

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