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Gingerbread & snowflakes

Saturday, Dec. 23, saw some of the last holiday activities before Christmas, including a gingerbread house building event at Irwin Community Center, sponsored by the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District, and a few people claiming coupons from Homewood Mayor Richard Hofeld for finding the village's odd snowflake decoration.

Flossmoor’s Korean Methodist church celebrates 40 years of faith, fellowship

As a hallmark of Korean worship, each service at Flossmoor’s Korean United Methodist Church is followed by a meal. On a recent Sunday, member Song Kim explained that it is “Korean party food” that members line up for. The room is aromatic with the thickness of fried seafood, cooked noodles and kimchi – spicy fermented cabbage. The church is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.

Homewood couple caring for disabled child wins new car from Homewood Chevy

Robert and Sandra Maszak of Homewood were presented with a 2019 Chevrolet Sonic on Christmas Eve. They are the first Homewood residents to win the annual Homewood Chevy Cares car giveaway contest. The Maszaks need the car to help them care for their disabled great-granddaughter.

A Christmas message

At the Chronicle, we do our best to bring our readers accurate and comprehensive news about matters great and small in our communities. We are concluding our fourth full year of online publication and monthly print editions. On this, the fifth Christmas since our start, we are grateful for continued community support. We are fortunate to serve readers who are  progressive, diverse and truly preparing their children for the future.

No one injured in fire early Sunday

Homewood firefighters responded to a residential fire in the 1700 block of 187th Street in Homewood early Sunday. Fire officials said the family was home at the time but was able to evacuate without injury.

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A great community deserves a great newspaper. The HF Chronicle was created in June 2014 as an online publication. In December 2015 we began monthly print publication, too. Our mission is to chronicle the life of our community — news by, for, and about the people of Homewood and Flossmoor, Illinois.


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