Edward Jones office in Flossmoor to serve as collection spot for Toys for Tots drive

  People stand on Homewood’s wooden sidewalks  at the corner of Ridge Road and Harwood Avenue.  (Provided photos courtesy of Homewood Historical   Society) Editor’s note: The village of Homewood celebrates its 125th year in 2018. This is the second in a series of articles, which sheds light on the life and times of the village’s early years.   After Homewood was incorporated in February 1893, the village board debated for months on the details of construction of a village hall. There was little debate . . .

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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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