The Little Free Library in Homewood’s Patriot Park was vandalized for the second time in a little more than than a month, according to Homewood Library Director Amy Crump. Crump discovered Sunday, Nov. 16, that the wooden box holding books had been knocked from its post, damaging the supports and[Read More…]
Flossmoor to replace problem-ridden ambulance
(Photo by Marilyn Thomas/The Chronicle) B. Hartley, a member of the Homewood Woman’s Club, was at Walt’s Food Center on Saturday, Nov. 15, collecting food for distribution through Respond Now.The drive, organized by Homewood Woman’s Club member Jan Lutz, is one of several projects the group undertook this year.
Missing cat alert: Anybody seen Symba?
Symba the cat is missing, according to a sign posted on a telephone pole at the intersection of Loomis Ave. and Olive Rd. The cat is described as a brown tabby, and the owner can be reached at 708-206-1386.
Village officials mark retirement of long-time Public Works staffer
The Village of Homewood Board of Trustees marked the retirement of long-time staff Public Works Department staff member Robert LaChapelle at its meeting Tuesday, Oct. 28. LaChapelle started with Homewood Public Works in June 1979 as a maintenance worker in the landscape maintenance division, according to Public Works Director John[Read More…]
Gypsy jazz concert kicks off new music series at Ravisloe
The weather has turned prematurely cold, but the music in Homewood this week will be hot. lePercolateur LePercolateur will bring to Homewood a performance of the music made famous in the 1930s at the Hot Club de France, gypsy jazz. The concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, at Ravisloe[Read More…]
Signature sound of the civil rights movement kept alive by Impressions singer
The Flossmoor Police Department is investigating the theft of several manhole covers, according to an email alert from the department. During the overnight hours Monday, Nov. 10, someone removed manhole covers from several locations around the village. Similar incidents occurred in nearby communities the same evening, police said. Police ask[Read More…]
Homewood to celebrate winter season with Holiday Lights festival Dec. 5
Tree Lighting, Pop Up Shops, Outdoor Market, Musical Trolley Rides, Ice Carvings and More from 6 to 9 p.m. Holiday Lights in Homewood celebrates the season with an action-packed, family-friendly evening of festivity on Friday, Dec. 5, from 6 to 9 p.m., according to a news release from the[Read More…]
Homewood library to host storyteller from National Association of Black Storytellers Nov. 13
Homewood Public Library will be hosting storyteller Mitch Capel at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, according to a news release from the library. Capel is a storyteller, recording artist, poet, actor and author. He has been bringing stories to life and delighting audiences throughout the United States with his warmth, wit and[Read More…]
On the agenda: Homewood trustees to consider extension of property development agreement with E. Hazel Crest
The Homewood Board of Trustees will consider a measure to extend the village's property development agreement with East Hazel Crest at its regular meeting Tuesday, Nov. 11. The agenda also includes a resolution honoring Brian Long for two decades of service to the village. The rest of the agenda includes:[Read More…]
Homewood Hall of Fame induction luncheon Oct. 26 | Registration deadline Oct. 10
The deadline to make reservations to attend the 2014 Homewood Hall of Fame induction ceremony and luncheon is Friday, Oct. 10. The event was announced at the Village Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday, Sept. 9, by Homewood Heritage Committee Chairwoman Elaine Egdorf. A reception will begin at noon at Calumet[Read More…]