Japanese guitarist performs April 23

A job at the South Holland Library has been a training ground for Darnetta Bolton of Homewood who aspires to be librarian.    Darnetta BoltonNow she’s taken her first step toward that goal and is being aided by the American Library Association. Bolton is one of 61 national candidates for the master’s degree in library and information science to be awarded the Spectrum Scholarship.  She will begin her degree this fall through the online program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her focus will be children’s literature . . .

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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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