H-F High girls volleyball moving up in state competition

The girls volleyball team at Homewood-Flossmoor High School is moving into IHSA Sectionals play after winning in regional competition Oct. 29. H-F came out a winner, defeating Thornton High 25-4 and 25-10, giving the team the opportunity to move into sectionals.

On Oct. 31, the team defeated Shepard High 25-16 and 25-20. They next will play Monday, Nov. 4, against Andrew High. If the team's success continues, they will play again Wednesday, Nov. 6.

Homewood Chevy Cares asks: Who deserves a Christmas miracle?

Chevrolet of Homewood owner Steve Phillipos likes to say, "I believe in miracles," and as the holidays approach, the dealership makes one happen. 

Local entertainers sharing talent Nov. 22 to raise funds for PADS

  Local band TiMELeSS performs during the 2018
  FCC ShowOff talent show. Organizers are seeking
  performers for the third annual event on Nov. 22. 

  (Chronicle file photo)

A local casino on the way, in a state already awash in gambling


The commentary below represents the ideas, observations and opinions of the author.

Take your pick. Or perhaps I should say, place your bets. Where should the long-awaited south suburban casino be built? 

H-F football team enters state competition

The Homewood-Flossmoor High School football team will play Curie High School of Chicago at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, in the first round of IHSA state championship competition. 


H-F Chronicle adds new web ad feature: video

H-F Chronicle website readers will see a new video advertising feature starting today, Friday, Nov. 1. 
Advertisers now can present their messages using a 30-second video. We are delighted to feature TravelBrokers in downtown Homewood as an advertiser that finds video messaging a great way to give readers information on the river cruise packages it offers.

Vicki and Ryan Stevenson join eXp Realty as HF Homes

Vicki and Ryan Stevenson announced Tuesday that they have joined eXp Realty, the largest residential real estate brokerage by geography in North America. The Stevensons are joining as the HF Homes team. HF Homes focuses on real estate in the Homewood and Flossmoor communities and immediate surrounding area. 

Four local students with 4.0s recognized by Marian Catholic

Marian Catholic High School named four students from Homewood and Flossmoor for recognition at its Fall Academic Awards Banquet on Oct. 24.

Windy City expects to apply for recreational marijuana license

Homewood dispensary Windy City Cannabis expects to apply for a license to sell recreational or adult use marijuana, CEO Steve Weisman told The Chronicle.

Ribbon-cutting opens new Shirley Ryan Ability Lab DayRehab Center

The Shirley Ryan Ability Lab DayRehab Center opened
its new facility in Homewood on Oct. 22.


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