In search of H-F’s biggest Cubs fan

Did you hear about the Chicago White Sox winning the 2016 World Series? It’s true.

  Tom Houlihan

And how about that rocket-powered Metra train that, at a slick 120 mph, will get Homewood-Flossmoor area commuters to downtown Chicago in 10 minutes flat. I hear the rocket trains will be ready to go in just a few weeks. It’s really going to happen.I also have on the best authority that a family of American black bears — good old Ursus americanus — was seen shopping . . .

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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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