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Storms overnight cause flooding but little damage

  One car remains stranded at the west end of the   Dixie Highway viaduct in Homewood shortly before   midnight Tuesday. (Photos by Eric Crump/H-F   Chronicle) 

A series of strong storms pummeled the Homewood-Flossmoor area Tuesday night, producing high winds, hail and localized flooding that blocked Homewood's viaducts and a number of streets.The Homewood Fire Department had 26 responses to storm-related situations, according to Fire Chief Bob Grabowski.  

  Piles of hail remain in   front . . .

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Fall events

FRIDAY, OCT. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

  • Homewood Fire Department open house, 17950 Dixie Highway, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor, Parker Junior High School parking lot, 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Shops on Sterling grand reopening, 1056 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor.
  • Pop Culture fourth anniversary celebration, noon until 7 p.m., 18035 Dixie Highway, Homewood.

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