February 2017 e-edition

Veterans marching and riding in the Homewood Memorial Day on Monday, May 28, received applause and shouted expressions of gratitude for their service from the crowds lining Dixie Highway and Olive Road.The veterans of Wally Burns VFW Post 8077, the sponsoring organization of the annual event to honor those who gave their lives for the nation, followed the police and fire escort and the color guard in the annual parade. They, in turn, were follwed by Homewood Mayor Richard Hofeld and Trustee Jay Heiferman, representing the village.The rest of the parade included scout troops and three marching bands . . .

Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • You Matter 2 Winter Wonderland from noon to 4 p.m. at Flossmoor Community Church, 2218 Hutchison Road. Holiday fun and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Tickets are $5 to $10 at bit.ly/3VLh2m4.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m. Ice sculpture walk, horse-drawn carriage rides, s’mores and more.



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