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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.

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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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Homewood police reach out to the community

Homewood police offers greeted residents Saturday in front of Village Hall to provided information about best practices for traffic stops. The police department will also host National Night Out from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Irwin Park, an opportunity for residents to get to know police officers.

Computer security tips offered at Aug. 4 workshop at H-F High School

Homewood-Flossmoor High School Information Services office will provide information on how to navigate computer security and protect personal and professional identities at a Thursday, Aug. 4, computer security workshop. The program, open to the public, will begin at 6 p.m. in the high school’s technology lab in South Building. Participants[Read More…]

County police investigating robbery in unincorporated Rich Township

A Cook County Sheriff’s Department SWAT unit responded early Thursday, July 28, following a reported armed robbery in the 3700 block of 192nd Street in unincorporated Rich Township, According to a sheriff’s department spokesman, the county’s Hostage Barricade Terrorism Team investigated a report that armed suspects were hiding out in[Read More…]

U.S. Rep. Kelly applauds Jackson Park location for Obama Library

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) issued the following statement regarding the decision to locate the Barack Obama Presidential Center in historic Jackson Park. The location is within Kelly’s 2nd Congressional District. “I’m thrilled that President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama have selected Jackson Park as the site for the[Read More…]

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Irwin Park will be the place to beer on Saturday

If there’s a beer heaven, it might be located at Irwin Park in Homewood on Saturday. Homewood Hop Fest, sponsored by the Southland Chamber of Commerce, will bring 27 craft brewers to the park and community center at 18120 Highland Ave. from 3 to 6:30 p.m. 

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