From left, state Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin, Cook County Commissioner Donna Miller and U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly speak with the Chronicle on July 5 to provide an update on their police reform work. (Provided photo/Bionic Content)

The Weeks | Aug. 20: Conversations with the Chronicle, Flossmoor viaduct project, Flossmoor presents at state fair, Willow therapy puppy, Homewood library carpet

THE WEEK > Meetings Homewood-Flossmoor School District 233 Board of Education Planning Committee will meet at 7:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 21, in the Superintendent’s Conference Room in the South Building, 999 Kedzie Ave. in Flossmoor. Flossmoor Board of Trustees will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, at village hall, 2800 Flossmoor[Read More…]

The Weeks | Aug. 13: BMW parking, library carpeting, back-to-school, beer, roller derby, speaker delay, Wall of Honor, democracy watch

THE WEEK > Meetings Flossmoor Public Art Commission will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 14, in village hall, 2800 Flossmoor Road.  Homewood School District 153 Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 14, in the James Hart School library, 18220 Morgan St. Homewood-Flossmoor School District 233 Board of[Read More…]

The Weeks | Aug. 6: Juanita Mitchell dies, parking lot redevelopment questions, new merged church in Homewood, Homewood trustees thank residents for showing up

Loss: Juanita Mitchell Flossmoor matriarch Juanita Mitchell died Friday, Aug. 4, at age 111, according to ABC7 News.  She was known for her sense of style. She witnessed history, from Louisiana floods to troops mustering for service in World War I to the Red Summer Chicago race riots in 1919.  For[Read More…]

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Letter to the editor: HB 2531 marks progress for South Suburban Airport, triumph for Chicago Southland

In a momentous event that has been eagerly awaited for several decades, the Chicago Southland Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with various legislative leaders, recently celebrated the signing of House Bill 2531 into law. This pivotal legislation signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker signifies a significant step forward in building the[Read More…]

As soon as the blades stop and its safe to approach, a line forms at National Night Out to take a peek in the UCAN helicopter, an annual feature of Homewood's event in recent years. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

The Weeks | July 30: D233 board retreat, village hall parking lot project, Porch Fest, National Night Out

THE WEEK > Meetings Homewood-Flossmoor School District 233 Board of Education will hold a special meeting/retreat at 8 a.m. Monday, July 31, in the Viking Room at Homewood-Flossmoor High School.  Notice Deadline to apply for tax exemption is Aug. 4The deadline to apply for property tax exemptions is Friday, Aug. 4.[Read More…]

The Weeks | July 23: Police reform update, Lorenz leaving, possible new building in Homewood, Flossmoor water meters, golfing growth, a new stop sign

SPECIAL PROJECT The murder of George Floyd in 2020 seized the attention of the world. Like people around the world, H-F residents took to the streets to protest police violence. In Homewood, at least eight rallies, marches and vigils were held within a month of Floyd’s death.  Amid the social[Read More…]

A crowd gathered in downtown Flossmoor the evening of Thursday, July 21, for the second Chamber Night featuring a brass quintet from the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra. (Bill Jones/H-F Chronicle)

The Weeks | July 16: Democracy watch, board meetings, stuff to do (Chamber Night, chalk art, cool cars)

THE WEEK > Meetings District 161 Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, July 17, at Normandy Villa, 41 E. Elmwood Drive, Chicago Heights. Highlight: The board will discuss the process for filling the seat of Misha Blackman, who recently resigned from the board. Flossmoor Board of Trustees will meet at 7:30 p.m.[Read More…]

The Weeks | July 2: Parades, picnic, fireworks listed; manufacturer moving to Homewood; local Pokemon community thrives

THE WEEK > Meetings Flossmoor Board of Trustees will not meet on Monday, July 3. The next meeting will be at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, July 17. Flossmoor School District 161 Board of Education will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 5, at Normandy Villa, 41 E. Elmwood Drive, Chicago Heights. Homewood[Read More…]

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