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Subscribers make a difference in local news coverage (free content)

April 12, 2021 - 20:28
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Dear subscribers,

You are making a difference.

Here's a great example. The proposed Calumet Country Club redevelopment is an important matter to our community.

Replacing a golf course with a trucking hub could affect residents of Homewood, Hazel Crest, East Hazel Crest, Flossmoor and other nearby communities.

Community unites to oppose redevelopment project

April 09, 2021 - 13:58
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The process of considering rezoning requests for the Calumet Country Club redevelopment project was one for the history books.

Homewood Mayor Richard Hofeld, who has been involved in village government since the mid-1970s, said the community response to the proposed redevelopment of the country club in February and March was more intense than anything he can remember. 

Coping with COVID: Mary Cantway shows the way

April 05, 2021 - 21:58
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Mary Cantway, 106, receives her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey on Monday, March 29. Shewas accompanied by her daughter and caregiver Linda Cantway-Cook and her husband Bobby Cook. Pharmacist Ayesha Khan administers the vaccine. (Provided photo)

The Chronicle welcomes new editor Randall Weissman

February 17, 2021 - 22:16
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When Tom Houlihan decided to retire from the Chronicle, Marilyn Thomas and I knew that would leave a big pair of shoes to fill. Tom brought a half century of journalism experience to the project of building a local newspaper for Homewood and Flossmoor.

As it happened, Tom’s last gift to the newspaper and the community was to recruit Randall Weissman to step into his editing position.

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