Proposed apartments for developmentally disabled would be first in Illinois

Because there's no point in plowing a pond, village snow plows have spent more time parked this year than they have in recent winters. Precipitation this year has mostly been in the form of rain, with only a few exceptions.(Photos by Eric Crump/HF Chronicle)

What a difference a year makes.

Last February started with the Super Bowl blizzard of 2015, the fifth largest snowstorm in Chicago-area weather history. Seventeen inches of snow fell in two days. In Flossmoor, public works crews plowed streets for 44 straight hours . . .

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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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