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Earth Day every day


The commentary below represents the ideas, observations and opinions of the author.

Saturday is Earth Day, and much attention is appropriately paid to big environmental problems and the policies we use to address them (Won't polar bears be grateful that the tropics migrated to them? When will kayak taxis be available in Manhattan? And who needs the Environmental Protection Agency anyway?).

  Eric Crump

One Homewood resident, Betty Baker, has her eye on a problem that doesn't always get the same level of . . .

Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m.



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