DeLorean is on hand for dedication of new Flossmoor downtown clocks

Believe it or not, Flossmoor’s downtown clocks had their own “Back to the Future” moment more than 35 years ago. Mayor Paul Braun said the timepieces in Flossmoor’s clock tower were rendered inoperable during a 1981 thunderstorm.

Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-Off to feature 'Pets on Parade' benefit auction

Fall is chili time, and that means it's time to taste the best chili area chefs can concoct. Homewood 16th annual Homewood Fall Fest will take place on Martin Avenue in downtown Homewood from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16.

Labor of Love: Siam Thai Restaurant

Noi Monaikul majored in science in college and had plans to go into nursing, but her love of cooking sent her in another direction. (The fourth of four stories in honor of Labor Day)

Homewood to consider selling land to developers

At their regular board meeting Tuesday, Sept. 12, Homewood trustees will consider selling three parcels of land at the northwest corner of Halsted and 175th streets that would enable redevelopment of the property.

Two developers are involved in the purchase. One developer, GMX, plans to build restaurants on the site. 

Labor of Love: Masters Plus Tutoring

MASTERs Plus Tutoring Program, at 18354 Governors Highway in Cherry Creek Plaza, came from Zena Smith’s experiences helping others. (The third of four stories in honor of Labor Day)

MWRD’s massive stones, flood project mean dry homes near H-F

This summer, drivers along Governors Highway have seen stacks of stone at the staging area for the $4.1 million Cherry Creek flood control project, which the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) expects to complete this fall. The stones are being used to rebuild Cherry Creek as it meanders north from Homewood-Flossmoor High School.

IJP’s annual Block Party Fundraiser is Sept. 23

The Infant Jesus of Prague Parish in Flossmoor is hosting its annual Block Party Fundraiser from 5 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23, on the church grounds, Douglas Avenue at Flossmoor Road.
 
Organizing chair Carlo Gozzi said the event will have something for all ages, including games for kids, an obstacle course, face painting, live entertainment and a variety of food options.
 
The parish is also hosting a split-the-pot raffle.
 

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