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Husband-and-wife Rabid Brewery co-owners Raiye Rosado and Tobias Cichon spar on the beer field before the official start of the Box Battle Basho on Saturday, Oct. 15. (Bill Jones/H-F Chronicle)

The Weeks | Sept. 3: Flossmoor Fest safety steps, The Gem, D161 board turnover, Box Battle Basho II

THE WEEK > Meetings Flossmoor Board of Trustees will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, at village hall, 2800 Flossmoor Road.  Homewood-Flossmoor Park District Board of Commissioners will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, in the Goldberg Administration Center, 3301 Flossmoor Road, Flossmoor. Homewood-Flossmoor District 233 Board of Education Personnel[Read More…]

Graduates head for the stage to receive their diplomas at the 2023 H-F High School graduation ceremony. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

The Weeks | Aug. 27: Environmental equity forum, H-F graduation date, mums, You Matter 2 registration, community bike rides

THE WEEK > Meetings Flossmoor School District 161 Board of Education will meet at 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28, in Normandy Villa, 41 E. Elmwood Drive, Chicago Heights.  Flossmoor Community Relations Commission will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28, at village hall, 2800 Flossmoor Road.  Notices Free treesFlossmoor residents can request a[Read More…]

The Weeks | Aug. 6: Juanita Mitchell dies, parking lot redevelopment questions, new merged church in Homewood, Homewood trustees thank residents for showing up

Loss: Juanita Mitchell Flossmoor matriarch Juanita Mitchell died Friday, Aug. 4, at age 111, according to ABC7 News.  She was known for her sense of style. She witnessed history, from Louisiana floods to troops mustering for service in World War I to the Red Summer Chicago race riots in 1919.  For[Read More…]

As soon as the blades stop and its safe to approach, a line forms at National Night Out to take a peek in the UCAN helicopter, an annual feature of Homewood's event in recent years. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

The Weeks | July 30: D233 board retreat, village hall parking lot project, Porch Fest, National Night Out

THE WEEK > Meetings Homewood-Flossmoor School District 233 Board of Education will hold a special meeting/retreat at 8 a.m. Monday, July 31, in the Viking Room at Homewood-Flossmoor High School.  Notice Deadline to apply for tax exemption is Aug. 4The deadline to apply for property tax exemptions is Friday, Aug. 4.[Read More…]

A crowd gathered in downtown Flossmoor the evening of Thursday, July 21, for the second Chamber Night featuring a brass quintet from the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra. (Bill Jones/H-F Chronicle)

The Weeks | July 16: Democracy watch, board meetings, stuff to do (Chamber Night, chalk art, cool cars)

THE WEEK > Meetings District 161 Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, July 17, at Normandy Villa, 41 E. Elmwood Drive, Chicago Heights. Highlight: The board will discuss the process for filling the seat of Misha Blackman, who recently resigned from the board. Flossmoor Board of Trustees will meet at 7:30 p.m.[Read More…]

The Weeks | July 2: Parades, picnic, fireworks listed; manufacturer moving to Homewood; local Pokemon community thrives

THE WEEK > Meetings Flossmoor Board of Trustees will not meet on Monday, July 3. The next meeting will be at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, July 17. Flossmoor School District 161 Board of Education will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 5, at Normandy Villa, 41 E. Elmwood Drive, Chicago Heights. Homewood[Read More…]

Kris Condon provides information about the Homewood Theatre mural on the south wall of Melody Mart, 18062 Dixie Highway, during a tour she conducted on July 31.

The Weeks | June 25: Fireworks are beautiful, annoying, dangerous (and where to watch displays); mural tour; Homewood land deal; casino agreement

FIREWORKS: PLEASE WATCH, DON’T SHOOT Fireworks are a mixed blessing. Some people love the bright colors and beautiful shapes against the night sky. Some people like to blow things up.  Some people and the pets they love are terrorized by the rapid-fire blasts that can last for weeks as people[Read More…]

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