For some 18,000 people, it’s a good thing Dr. Ralph Kruse had back pain when he was a young man. That experience led him to a career as a chiropractor. He is now celebrating his 25th year in business as owner and clinic director of Chiropractic Care in Homewood.
Flossmoor police are investigating a July 7 armed robbery in which a pizza deliveryman was held up at gunpoint outside a vacant home.
Andrew Lindstrom, who served seven years on the District 233 school board before his employer forced his resignation, will again take a seat on the board. He was selected from four finalists who interviewed for the vacant school board position during a special meeting of the board on Thursday, July 14.
Flossmoor police Friday issued a missing person alert for a woman who left a group home in the village on June 11. Anyone with knowledge of Selena Broadnax’s whereabouts is asked to call the Flossmoor Police Department.
The District 233 school board will meet in special session Thursday, July 14, to interviewing five of the 12 candidates interested in filling a vacancy on the school board serving Homewood-Flossmoor High School. Interviews with the finalists – selected from seven Flossmoor and five Homewood residents – will begin at[Read More…]
Work continues Wednesday on the former Kmart store at 175th and Halsted streets. Walmart is completely renovating the building to convert it into a new superstore.(Photos by Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle) When Walmart announced late in 2013 that it planned to abandon its Glenwood store and set up shop two miles north on Halsted[Read More…]
La Banque Hotel in Homewood will begin its one-year anniversary celebration on July 14, a month after the actual opening date in 2015. The timing is not off. That’s Bastille Day, the French celebration of revolution and unification, so the timing helps underscore the establishment’s French theme and cuisine.
Homewood’s “Pie Lady” had another good year at the Illinois State Fair. Paige Dague won two blue ribbons for her champion pies, Brown Sugar Sweetie Pie in the C & H Brown Sugar contest and Must-Have Mango Pie in the Dole Canned Fruit contest. She won a red ribbon for[Read More…]
A little bit of the past remains in the present, thanks to the efforts of the Homewood Historical Society. The Dorband-Howe home at 2035 W. 183rd St. is the society’s headquarters, archive and museum, and on Sunday the home was open to anyone interested in taking a peek at the past. The open[Read More…]
Homewood Public Works crews began demolishing the former Savoia T’Go restaurant at Dixie Highway and Hickory Road on Wednesday, June 15. On Tuesday, Homewood and Flossmoor firefighters took advantage of the impending demolition to use the building for training exercises. Homewood Fire Chief Bob Grabowski said topics include building construction, forcible entry[Read More…]