La Banque prepares for business with Saturday soft opening

The new Homewood welcome sign at the village's south entrance on Dixie Highway. (Photo by Eric Crump/HF Chronicle)

New Homewood welcome signs were installed about in mid-May, and public works officials say the new versions should be long-lasting and easier to maintain.The new signs include the village's slogan, "You're in the Right Place."There are eight welcome signs at various entry points to the village, according to Public Works Director John Schaefer. Assistant Public Works Director Dave Ebert said the old wooden signs had been in . . .

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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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