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Homewood murals to get repairs, touch-ups

Metra Electric service resumed Monday after last week’s freight train derailment damaged commuter train infrastructure, causing a four-day suspension of service. Trains were running a modified schedule.  A crane was used to upright  and remove the damaged  support structure on the  Metra tracks near Harvey.  (Provided photos) 

Metra Spokesperson Meg Thomas-Reile said full service to the Homewood and Flossmoor stations will continue to be on a modified schedule through the rest of the week.

A CN freight train derailment happened near the . . .

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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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