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The weeks | Sept. 4

<- Weeks -> Democracy Day all monthSept. 15 is International Democracy Day.  The Chronicle is participating in a collaborative journalism project sponsored by the Montclair State University Center for Cooperative Media. Quote of the week”Democracy is not what governments do; it’s what people do.”—

The weeks | Aug. 28

Week -> No village, school or park board meetings are scheduled this week. The next meetings will be early in September. We’ll have more details in the next issue. Flossmoor Board of Trustees, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6. Homewood-Flossmoor Park District, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6. Flossmoor District 161 Board[Read More…]

The owner of the former Discount Tire store at 810 Maple Ave. in Homewood has plans to convert the building to host two retail stores, pending village board approval. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

The weeks | Aug. 14

Week → The Homewood School District 153 Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, in the the James Hart School wood floor gym, 18220 Morgan St. in Homewood.  The meeting agenda can be found here. Highlights: The meeting will begin with a presentation on the . . . You[Read More…]

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Here First | Feb. 25

New business coming to former Office Max location. H-F wrestlers rule. Mask rules ease. Homewood Indoor Farmers Market returns Saturday. 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.  

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Here First | Feb. 17

Black History Month pop-up shop on Saturday. Flossmoor Board of Trustees meeting on Monday has been canceled. More local government meetings. Story of the week. Loss of popular local businessman. COVID-19 stress levels at local hospitals. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day[Read More…]

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Here First | Jan. 20

The future We predict that … District 161 Board of Education will hold a special meeting for a board retreat at 5 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 24, in Normandy Villa, 41 E Elmwood Drive in Chicago Heights. Check here for the agenda. Homewood Board of Trustees will meet at 7[Read More…]

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Here First | Thursday, Jan. 13

The future We know prognosticating is risky. We predicted the District 161 board would meet this week and the meeting was canceled. Still, we soldier on and predict that … Flossmoor trustees will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 18, in village hall, 2800 Flossmoor Road. Homewood Public Library[Read More…]

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Here First | Thursday, Jan. 6 (free content)

Trivia Who built the kinara that was used in Flossmoor’s first community Kwanzaa celebration? (Answer below.) Predicting the future Prognostication is a pasttime fraught with peril, but we’re going to go out on a limb and confidently predicting that … Ice skating will be back. The H-F Ice Arena is[Read More…]

Here First | Thursday, Dec. 30

Snow coming. Juneteenth adds a Royal Court. Only one local government meeting next week, but we list the dates of the ones scheduled for the following two weeks. Ever wonder why the Chronicle continues to publish a print edition when other news organizations are cutting back or giving up on[Read More…]

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Here First | Dec. 16

Editor’s note: This is the second edition of what we envision will be a weekly newsletter. Let us know what you think about the format and content. Write to [email protected] Predicting the future Prognostication is a pasttime fraught with peril. Nevertheless, we’re going to go out on a limb and[Read More…]

Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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