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Homewood Fire Department plans open house, parade to observe National Fire Prevention Week

  The crowd watches as a Homewood firefighter   demonstrates how emergency responders extricate   victims who are trapped in a vehicle during the 2015   Homewood Fire Department open house. The department   will hold its 2016 open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.   on Saturday. (Chronicle file photo)   National Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 9 to[Read More…]

New reservoir creates odor problem in Homewood on Thursday

The east side of Homewood was beset by the smell of sewage Thursday, a result of an unfavorable wind blowing past the new storm water reservoir in Thornton quarry, according to Homewood officials. The odor was strongest on the far northeast part of town nearest the quarry. It gradually faded[Read More…]

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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’ve reached subscriber-only[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’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day trial[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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