Christy Rickabaugh 20161029_143031_web
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A family of fans

 "I grew up about four miles from Wrigley Field, listened to Harry on the radio all the time and have been going to games since I was a little kid," says Christy Rickabaugh, of Homewood.  "My best friend from childhood has season tickets. We have been watching and going to games together since 1989."  Last Saturday they went to Game 4 of the World Series at Wrigley Field. "It was so emotional just seeing the World Series logo on the field," she says. "Even though we . . .

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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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