'Think Homewood' 2019 to be unveiled Tuesday

Homewood Marketing Director Jennifer Quirke will introduce this year's marketing campaign at the Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday.

Last year's "Think Homewood" campaign, which employed comic-style messages about the village's desireability, attracted nationwide media attention.

H-F’s Group Interpretation team presents 30-minute drama Thursday

A special presentation of “From Dreams to Drama: Remembering Lorraine” will be performed by the Homewood-Flossmoor High School Group Interpretation team at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in the Mall Auditorium.
 
Group interpretation is a competitive 30-minute drama performance. This play tells the story of Lorraine Hansberry and her efforts writing the play “A Raisin in the Sun.” 

Freedom on two wheels: On local streets and nearby trails, H-F cyclists find ideal environment for their favorite pasttime

A bicycle, in our increasingly complex world, remains a relatively simple machine. Few simple machines, however, offer us such freedom when we climb aboard.

Cancer Support Center honors nurse for her many volunteer efforts

Nurse Lisa Gravitt will be presented with the 2019 Desser Spirit of Life Award by the Cancer Support Center on Wednesday, March 13.
 
The honor will be given to Gravitt, a nurse navigator at Palos Health, during the organization’s annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the center, 2028 Elm Road in Homewood.
 

Park district candidates’ forum is Thursday

The Homewood-Flossmoor League of Women Voters will sponsor a candidate forum at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 14, for the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District board.
 
The session will be at The Clubhouse at the corner of 183rd Street and Governors Highway.
 
Incumbent Steve Johnson is on the ballot along with Brit Violini and Linda Ojode. The board has two seats open. The new members will serve six-year terms. 

Our talented writers and taking the road toward irrelevancy

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If you are a regular H-F Chronicle reader – that is a good possibility if you are eight words into this column – you may have already wondered, “Who are all those people?” As in, “all those people” who are writing stories in the H-F Chronicle.

Simeon wins sectional championship, ends H-F season

The Homewood Flossmoor’s Vikings season came to a sour ending Friday night after losing to Simeon 58-43 in the Class 4A sectional championship game. 

'Sleeping Beauty' on Drama Group stage April 10-14

“Sleeping Beauty,” a production especially for children, school groups and daycare centers, will be staged by The Drama Group, 330 W. 202nd Street in Chicago Heights, with five performances April 10 through 14.

Hart girls volleyball wins state bid

[Updated 7:30 a.m.] The seventh grade girls volleyball team at James Hart School in Homewood is ready to battle for the first place title in the Illinois Elementary School Association state playoffs. Right now, the team is one of the top eight teams in the state. They will compete Friday, March 8, in Normal, Ill., in a best-of-three elimination series against Urbana Middle School.

New Owner at Family Wine and Liquors welcomes the community

There is a new face behind the counter at the long-time Homewood business, Family Wine and Liquors at 18707 S. Dixie Highway. But for long-time customers, there is no need to worry that anything more will change.

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