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Homewood celebrates World Migratory Bird Day 2024

On May 11, Homewood celebrated its second annual Migratory Bird Day at the Izaak Walton Preserve. Community members began the day with a bird-spotting tour of the preserve. Of the 24 species of birds spotted, there were the usual suspects, like robins and sparrows, but the birders also saw a[Read More…]

5.16.2024 | What You Need To Know Today

FLOSSMOOR PLAN COMMISSION — The commission will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at village hall, 2800 Flossmoor Road. Find the agenda here. The commission will consider a request for a special use permit for a sport court at 808 Argyle Ave. PSC MENTAL HEALTH CONFERENCE — Prairie State College, 202 S. Halsted[Read More…]

South Holland Master Chorale program is Sunday

The South Holland Master Chorale will perform “A Mass for Troubled Times: A Call for Peace” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, at All Souls Parish at St. Ann Church, 3010 Ridge Road in Lansing. The hour-long program will combine music from the 18th and 21st centuries, including “I[Read More…]

Cast and crew of ‘Urinetown’

The cast members Christopher Albert, Charisma Boler, Trey Gerring, Sean Haggerty, Stella Hoyt, Calcifer Jenkins, Emma Leak, Flannery Marak, Marcus McGhee, Gabriel McKinney, Eleanor O’Shea, Benjamin Peden, Jazmin Rhodes, Bryce Stewart, Madison Vitolka, Amy Ward, Robert Wakefield II and Karinne Watkins.  H-F High’s musical production ‘Urinetown’ wins top state honor[Read More…]

Phillip Mason joins Homewood Board of Trustees

Homewood trustees unanimously confirmed Mayor Rich Hofeld’s nominee, Phillip Mason, to fill the seat on the board left open by Anne Colton’s recent resignation. The vote was early on the agenda at the Tuesday, May 14, board meeting. Mason took the oath of office and joined the board on the[Read More…]

New stairs leading from the pedestrian tunnel to the Metra boarding platform are receiving finishing touches on May 4. The platform will be open again on May 20. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

Homewood Station west side entrance to reopen May 20

Metra’s Homewood Station west side Park Avenue entrance will reopen to most customers Monday, May 20, when service resumes following the completion of a new stairway connecting the station’s pedestrian tunnel and the boarding platform.  The east side entrance off downtown Homewood remains closed during construction. The station still will[Read More…]

5.15.2024 | What You Need To Know Today

HOMEWOOD LIBRARY BOARD — The board’s nominating committee will meet at 6:45 p.m. and the full board will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, in the library, 17917 Dixie Highway. Find the nominating committee agenda here and the regular board meeting agenda here. HOUSE WALK — Flossmoor Service League’s 66th annual house walk from 10[Read More…]

Embassy Cigar Lounge opens in Flossmoor

Louis Morgan wields the scissors surrounded by family, friends, Flossmoor officials and business partner Corey Singleton during a ribbon cutting ceremony on April 16 for the new Embassy Cigar Lounge at 1615 Vollmer Road. The lounge has a walk-in humidor, a barber shop and golf simulator. Work continues on additional[Read More…]

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