H-F finance committee stops plans for fine arts addition

The March 20 local election received a good deal of attention in the March 1 edition, which included news stories about Flossmoor's sales tax referendum and Homewood's home rule referendum. Tom Houlihan's column was about the election, and we had a guest commentary from Ann Lousin, a John Marshall Law School professor who was involved in the Illinois Constitutional Convention where delegates developed the current legal structure for municipalities, including the home rule designation.The cover feature by Carole Sharwarko described a special mentoring relationship between outgoing Flossmoor Hills School principal Patricia McCraven and incoming . . .

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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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