Metra officials promise to address station maintenance issues

The Irwin Park fountain had to be repaired late in July after waders apparently caused some damage. (Photo by Eric Crump/HF Chronicle)

No wading and no drones allowed.

A drone hovers over an event in Homewood earlier this year. The HF Park District clarified its policy about the use of drones in local parks. (Photo by Eric Crump/HF Chronicle)

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District Board of Directors, recognizing safety concerns, took action Tuesday to limit both of these activities in parks.

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Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Homewood 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, then follows Ridge Road to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.
  • Flossmoor 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High and ends downtown, where there will be fun activities.

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