Round of applause for Homewood schools supporters

Crashing. Banging. Clanging. At all hours of the day and night.Especially at night, when noise from the trains in our midst jars us from a good night’s sleep. 

  Tom Houlihan

Welcome to warm weather nights in Homewood and Flossmoor.Last fall, after a group of Flossmoor residents protested to the village board about train noise coming from the CN tracks, I briefly wondered if the railroad had, indeed, taken steps to reduce the clatter. I live about two blocks from the tracks and it seemed quieter at night. So I asked . . .

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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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