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Unassuming E-Com building was built 80 years ago for county highway police

  The former station of the Cook County Highway Police   is now home to E-Com, an emergency service   dispatch center serving Homewood, Flossmoor   and several other nearby communities. (Photos   provided by the Homewood Historical Society) Driving down Ridge Road in Homewood, few motorists pay much attention to the building located on the north side of the street just east of Center Avenue. Even fewer still may know the history behind the building that has been there for 80 years. The building located at 1154 . . .

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Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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