Homewood approves 2.63 acre sale of Walton Preserve to railroad

The Homewood Board of Trustees Tuesday unanimously approved the sale of a 2.63-acre parcel of the Izaak Walton Preserve to Waterloo Railway Company, a subsidiary of Canadian National Railway.


Superheroes come to life in Comic Books 101 class

Marc Fishman and fellow Unshaven Comics artist Matt Wright are sharing their expertise in the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s “Comic Books 101” class starting Dec. 8. 

Let the holidays begin! The 2018 Chronicle Holiday Guide calendar

Throughout the month of December, the Homewood-Flossmoor community comes together in dozens of ways to celebrate the holiday season. Let the Chronicle’s calendar be your guide!

Flossmoor asks county for tax-delinquent property

The Village of Flossmoor is looking to turn six parcels of vacant land between Governors Highway and Kedzie Avenue into commercial developments by participating in Cook County’s No Cash Bid Program.

Looking it up gets easier for James Hart students

Yes, Google has answers for just about anything. But when it comes to serious research, students can’t cite Google as a reliable source.
What to do? 
Amy Lewandowski, the media center director and technology coach at James Hart School in Homewood, wanted to improve student learning but she’d investigated the cost to keep databases current and found it was just too expensive.

Teen stole commuter’s cell phone at Flossmoor Metra stop: police

Police are seeking information on the theft of a cell phone from a commuter early Wednesday at the Flossmoor Metra station.

At holiday time, Delta Sigma Theta outreach takes on festive theme

On Dec. 1, for the 34th straight year, its the Delta Sigma Theta Joliet Area/South Suburban Alumnae Chapter (JASSAC) annual Breakfast with Santa Toy and Bike drive.

White Sox recognize four high school players

The Chicago White Sox recognized four local baseball players in the Sox ACE Program at a special college signing day ceremony at Guranteed Rate Field on Nov. 14.

Best Buy, three other Homewood businesses burglarized

Four businesses in Homewood were burglarized in the late night and early morning hours of Nov. 26 and 27, according to Homewood Police Department. 

Irish family drama presented in December at Drama Group

The Drama Group's next show will be “Dancing at Lughnasa,” the story of the Mundy sisters hoping for love in a small town on the west coast of Irelend in 1936, only to see a cloudy future.
Author Brian Friel based the play loosely on the lives of his mother and aunts. The show is narrated by their younger brother. It tells the story of the five young women in the Mundy family who during the summer months believed love might be possible.


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