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.

Kids will enjoy Halloween happenings

Don't be frightened, the Hughes family, at 18145 
  Riegel Road in Homewood, is sure these are all 
  friendly ghosts and monsters. Trick or treaters 
  can try to get past them for the scheduled trick 
  or treat hours of 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday.


Members of Rotary and HBA plan informational event for Nov. 7

Homewood Business Association logoHave you ever ever wondered what the Homewood Rotary Club does to serve the community? Did you know the organization has donated more than $75,000 in the past three years to various projects and organizations? 

Flossmoor resident walks the 2,192 miles of the Appalachian Trail

Each year, fewer than 1,000 people walk the Appalachian Trail from end to end. Madeline Morris of Flossmoor is now one of them.


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