All business are being hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, but Homewood and Flossmoor residents are doing what they can to help all our small businesses in survive the crisis.
The Chronicle is no exception. We saw advertising revenues drop for our April print edition and we expect May and June, at least, will be difficult months.
Homewood Baseball and Softball board of directors marks what would have been opening day with a message of encouragement for players and families. Homewood Science Center starts PopUp Science @Home this week. Still no peak for COVID-19 cases in Illinois. Homewood is up to 100 cases, while Flossmoor remains at 45.
Frame by Frame Film Fest goes online Saturday at 7 p.m. Illinois sets a new record for COVID-19 cases in one day. Plus, an appropriate meme.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced on Friday, April 17, that in-person learning in schools will not resume during the 2019-20 school year, with remote learning days to continue for all pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students.
Illinois increases testing availability. Surge in COVID-19 deaths Thursday. Commissioner Donna Miller will host a virtual town hall Friday on nutrtion and wellness. WHO releases new guidelines on the process of returning to social and economic activity.
On Thursday, April 16, governors of seven Midwest states, including Illinois, announced a partnership to coordinate the reopening of the regional economic.
Doctors at a virtual town hall sponsored by Cook County Commissioner Donna Miller debunked myths surrounding COVID-19, including one about alcohol. The Chronicle continues to publish daily COVID-19 case updates. The state budget will suffer a dramatic set-back from the costs of the pandemic.
COVID-19 testing has come to the South Suburbs. A drive-thru testing site opened Tuesday morning in Markham at the state's auto emissions testing site, 3824 W. 159th St.