Report on long-range Flossmoor street program to debut Wednesday

  District 161 school board members honored  Parker Junior High cheerleaders for their  recent fundraising efforts. (Photo by R.L.  Anderson/H-F Chronicle) 

Flossmoor District 161 school board members continue to struggle with questions that will help them determine the next tax levy.

Board members are trying to decide whether property owners would be better served by saving an average $60 on their property tax bill or having the school district surrender $2 million over the next three years, a sum which can never be recouped . . .

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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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