Homewood veterans invited to April 8 breakfast

  912 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor,   one of six homes built in 1903   by Illinois Central. (Provided   photo) 

The California city of San Francisco may brag about its famous row of “Painted Ladies” homes, but the Village of Flossmoor has its own bragging rights with the presence of two historic “Grand Ol’ Dames” on Sterling Avenue.The elegant, three-story homes, at 912 and 926 Sterling Ave., were built by the Illinois Central (IC) railroad in 1903 as summer homes for the families of IC executives, allowing . . .

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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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