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A dreaded pest, a dead tree, and a neighborhood library rises from the ash

An artist’s rendering of the new Portillo’s restaurant planned at Halsted and 175th streets in Homewood. (Image provided)   Portillo’s restaurant on the southwest corner of Halsted and 175th streets. The new restaurant is expected to employ 80 to 100 people, according to Rich Pozzi, Portillo’s project manager for the Homewood restaurant. The Board[Read More…]

Shop Local Movement develops tools to support south suburban Chicago and Northwest Indiana economy

There’s a general sigh of relief in Homewood District 153 as only minor glitches have come up during the first five days of PARCC testing. Pre-test training sessions helped familiarize students with the test concepts and necessary computer skills, the district’s bandwidth proved sufficient for the multi-computer use and a few minor[Read More…]

Diverse Business Opportunity Fair at GSU

  Spring starts with the simplest of music, liberated once again after months of cold and darkness. (Photo by Tom Houlihan/The Chronicle) It’s just a few sweet notes, articulated overhead. But when you hear them, it’s clear the winter is just about over. The cardinals are back. Not that they[Read More…]

Chocolate tart wins Homewood Chocolate Fest Bake-off

Global Foods class students(from left) Reshariane Hawkins,Tamira Butler and Erin Leeprepare a meal. (Photo by Marilyn Thomas/The Chronicle) Forget your 20th century ideas about foods class. In the 21st century, the Homewood-Flossmoor High School program is now call culinary arts and the education and training can lead students to great careers[Read More…]

Scenes from the SWSC chess tournament at H-F Jan. 24

Viewpoint:The commentary below represents the ideas, observations and opinions of the author.  Opportunities like this are like shooting stars. Your see them for an instant and then they disappear into the night. Tom Houlihan There I was, minding my own business, driving to the store. Then, passing the Homewood-Flossmoor Ice[Read More…]

TrueMuse concert Jan. 22 at Ravisloe to feature Latin sounds of Sueños

Homewood trustees agreedTuesday to enter into a contractto purchase 18138 DixieHighway, formerly Savoia T’GoRestaurant. (Photo by EricCrump/The Chronicle) The village of Homewood banked a second downtown property in as many weeks Tuesday in an effort to have more control over development.  In a split vote, Homewood trustees approved a contract with[Read More…]

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