Drama Group to present 'The Drowsy Chaperone' Oct. 16-25

The Drama Group will launch its 85th season Oct. 16 with the madcap 2006 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, “The Drowsy Chaperone.” 

Dixie Highway’s importance stressed at Chicago centennial tribute

Dixie Highway’s historic significance was commemorated Thursday at an event in downtown Chicago. Homewood historian Jim Wright, who is treasurer of the Model A club, spoke of the highway’s importance in the development of the South Suburbs.

Walkers raise more than $85,000 for Cancer Support Center

Members of the All Latin Alliance were ready for
Sunday's Walk of Hope. This is the second year

Fire department open house provides close-up view of firefighters' work

Homewood area residents will have a chance to get a close-up look at how firefighters work Saturday, Oct. 10, during the annual Homewood Fire Department open house.

New Dolphin Lake Clubhouse hosts first event

The Dolphin Lake Clubhouse is open for business. The newly-renovated Dolphin Lake building, which once housed a swimming pool changing area, hosted its first event last weekend. A baby shower last Saturday evening was the clubhouse’s inaugural event.

Annual Parade of Lights honors fallen firefighters

The annual Parade of Lights arrived in Homewood shortly before 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. 

The procession of area fire department vehicles started in South Holland following a ceremony to honor fallen firefighters. 

Photo by Quincy Crump. Video by Eric Crump/HF Chronicle.


Flossmoor homeowner: Butterfield Creek is carrying away my yard

Butterfield Creek, a normally slow-moving stream as it passes though Flossmoor, is causing substantial property damage, a homeowner told the village board Monday.

H-F Board passes balanced budget despite state aid reductions

Long-range planning helped Homewood–Flossmoor District 233 pass its 13th consecutive balanced budget, according to Ken Parchem, the district’s business manager.

State funding has dropped the past five years, but the school board — working with Parchem — has managed to reduce expenses to meet the financial challenges. At its September board meeting, the board approved a budget of $53.4 million and gave kudos to Parchem for his outstanding work.

One-side-only parking takes effect on Flossmoor streets

Flossmoor’s one-side-only parking regulations officially took effect last week but actual enforcement of the new law is still nearly two months away. In the meantime, village officials continuing their education campaign so that residents know about the parking changes.


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