2 marketing plans will be presented at Homewood village board meeting

Village staff will make two marketing presentations at the Homewood board of trustees meeting Tuesday.

IJP Students Revved Up at Energy Fair

On March 22, Flossmoor was host to a community event where residents could gain extensive knowledge on the development of alternative energy sources, including biomass, solar and geothermal power.

H-F High School pool will get $3.6 million in major improvements this summer

The District 233 school board agreed to update and make improvements to the Homewood-Flossmoor High School swimming pool in the South Building.
 
Major improvements were last done 25 years ago, according to Ken Parchem, H-F business manager. He told board members the project has been on the district’s list for long-term facility updates for a number of years.
 

Winds blow in Easter Egg Hunt

The temperature was more winter than spring and the winds gave a chill, but it didn’t stop the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District from hosting its 41st annual Easter Egg Hunt at Irwin Park on Saturday, March 24.
 
Dressed in winter jackets, with hats and mittens, hundreds of kids lined the perimeter of Irwin Park. The 3-2-1 countdown was given and the mad dash for the plastic eggs began. Some kids were lucky enough to get specially marked eggs to receive prizes, everything from chocolate covered Easter egg candies to stuffed toys.
 

Marching against gun violence

  H-F area young people await a train at the Homewood
  station ready to travel to Chicago on Saturday, March 24,
  to participate in the regional rally as part of the
  movement to end gun violence. Organizers

Chicago Music Awards honors H-F freshman and her bandmates

Stacy Norris, drummer with blues band The Instinct, received a Chicago Music Award when the band was named Most Talented Teens at the annual awards gala March 18.

Work set to begin on Millennium Park’s Splash Pad

Young children will get to enjoy a 2018 model of the Splash Pad this summer. Construction on the new amusement is expected to begin in early April and be open to the community on Memorial Day weekend.

About Us

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.

Letters

Do you have something to say? If you want to inform the community about events, issues, recognitions, concerns, etc., write a letter. 

Send a letter

Correction suggestions

If you see a mistake in The Chronicle, whether it's a typo, a misspelling or an error of fact, please let us know. Our goal is to provide reliable, accurate stories, and if we miss a detail, we want to fix it fast.

Submit correction

Contact Us

A great community makes a great newspaper. We want to hear from you with news tips, story ideas, your photos and accounts of events, corrections, problems, suggestions, etc. Call or write the editors
Eric Crump at [email protected] or 630-728-2661
Marilyn Thomas at [email protected]
Tom Houlihan at [email protected]

For advertising, distribution or general business inquiries, contact Eric Crump at [email protected] or 630-728-2661.

Postal address:
The HF Chronicle
P.O. Box 461
Flossmoor, IL 60422