Up close and personal – Big Z and me

The Homewood District 153 school board agreed to sell $3.6 million in funding bonds, and hired an architectural firm and a project manager for its major life safety work this summer.

James Hart Junior High School. (File photo)

The biggest project will be replacing the roof over the James Hart Junior High, Millennium School, and the District Office at 183rd and Aberdeen. The Homewood-

Flossmoor Sports Complex at the north end of the building is not part of this work.

The board agreed to . . .

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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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