With schools about to start, it’s time to punctuate summer with one more big festival. The Village of Homewood is hosting the 11th annual Giant Block Party from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, on Martin Avenue between Ridge and Hickory roads. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for[Read More…]
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’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.
Third Pedal for Prostate raises funds for Cancer Support Center
A bike ride on Sept. 17 might be a lot of fun, and it would certainly be good for you. It also would be an easy way to raise money for the Cancer Support Center through the annual Pedal for Prostate ride. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue[Read More…]
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’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.
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…]
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’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.
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…]
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’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free[Read More…]
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…]