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Grant could help reduce H-F taxes for property owners

The Homewood Izaak Walton Preserve Photo Committee announced this week the launch of the second annual calendar photo competition, “More Seasons of Izaak Walton/2021.”  Last year, more than 200 photos were entered into the competition for a spot on the calendar “Seasons of Izaak Walton/2020,” showing the preserve in different[Read More…]

Grant could help reduce H-F taxes for property owners

​District 233 has applied for a $1.8 million Property Tax Relief Program state grant to give tax relief to Homewood-Flossmoor High School taxpayers. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.

Cancer Support Center’s Texas Hold’em fundraiser is Feb. 1

The Community Board is hosting its 16th annual Texas Hold’em Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 1, at Balagio Ristorante, 17501 Dixie Highway in Homewood. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.

H-F’s Zoo/Bots: A truly wild learning experience

Signs posted throughout the Homewood OfficeMax store at 17825 Halsted St. recently announce that the store will be closing.  Shera Bishop, senior communication specialist for Office Depot, the parent company of OfficeMax, said the closing sale began Sept. 17, and the store would close for good on Nov. 14. “Office[Read More…]

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H-F’s Zoo/Bots: A truly wild learning experience

Kelsey Barker of Flossmoor holds Albie the hedgehogduring her zoology class. The senior plans to studyveterinary medicine in college. (Photo byMary Compton/H-F Chronicle) For more than 30 years, Homewood-Flossmoor High School students have been able to explore the world of plants and animals through Zoo/Bots.This extracurricular club, a combination of zoology[Read More…]

Homewood to workshop strategic plan

The District 233 school board gave unanimous support to a $58.15 million budget at its Sept. 15 board meeting. Business Manager Lawrence Cook said total projected revenue is estimated at $58.15 million with expenses estimated at $57.93 million. That will leave the district with a projected surplus of $221,740.  The[Read More…]

Homewood to workshop strategic plan

The Homewood village board will meet as a committee of the whole for the first of two workshops for the village’s strategic plan on Thursday, Jan. 9, at 6 p.m. at the Marie Irwin Center. The village’s last strategic plan was developed in 2010 with guidance from Northern Illinois University’s Center for Governmental[Read More…]

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Outdoor skating glides into Flossmoor Park with two new rinks

Water is being pumped into H-F Park Districtskating rinks on Jan. 3. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle) The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is using a new technology to provide outdoor skating opportunities at Flossmoor Park.The park district believes the new system will save time and offer better opportunities for residents to get out and enjoy[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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