Baseball begins

Churchill School fourth-graders get a look from theroof of the SWAT vehicle before the members of the South Suburban Emergency Response Team delivered them to school.(Photos by Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)

Seven fourth graders arrived in style at Churchill School in Homewood on Friday.

Owen Harrison and six friends got to ride to school in a SWAT vehicle.

  Adam Tovar is ready for  action thanks to SSERT   team members, who gave   him a chance to wear some   of their . . .

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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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