94-year-old line dancer not letting age stand in her way

Did you know the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can damage your skin in as little as 15 minutes? Although the sun is necessary for life, too much sun exposure can lead to adverse health effects, including skin cancer. In fact, more than one million Americans are diagnosed with some form of skin cancer each year, making it the most common form of cancer in the U.S. Experts estimate that 90 percent of non-melanoma (basal and squamous cell carcinoma) and 65 percent of melanoma skin cancers are associated with exposure to UV radiation from the sun . . .

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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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