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Police Reports: June 14, 2015

Several drivers make a pitstop in Homewood during the 2014 Drivin' the Dixie event. (Photo by Eric Crump/HF Chronicle)

What’s your car story?

“Everyone has one,” said Bill Sampognaro, owner of Flossmoor Family Auto. “People say, ‘Let me tell you about my first car,’ or ‘My family used to have a car like that.’”

And that’s why Drivin’ the Dixie will bring out hundreds of local residents on June 20. The annual event, now in its 18th year, will bring nearly 200 antique, classic and muscle cars through . . .

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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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