Scenes from St. Joseph’s Winter Picnic

Copper piping was reported stolen from two vacant Flossmoor homes in less than one week.

On Jan. 22, a contractor working at a house on the 3000 block of Scott Crescent told police that about 80 feet of copper piping was stolen. Nothing else was missing from the house, which is owned by a Houston finance company. Police said that a door was closed, but not latched.

Copper was also stolen from a house on the 2400 block of Brookwood Drive. A worker from a property maintenance firm told police that an unknown amount of . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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