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Coping with COVID: Local, state case numbers steady while elsewhere numbers continue spike

H-F and Illinois COVID-19 case numbers make modest increases. Two new laws plus additional funding aimed at helping hospitals. Secretary of state extends deadlines for drivers licenses and other document renewals.  You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital[Read More…]

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Franciscan Health ER consolidation nears completion with added treatment rooms in Olympia Fields

Earlier this year the new Franciscan Health Olympia Fields Emergency Department opened with increased space for patients in anticipation of the closure of the emergency room at Franciscan Health Chicago Heights. The new emergency department includes 32 treatment rooms with six being minor care beds for treating those with illness[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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