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Covering the US Open: Priceless

Homewood-Flossmoor High School baseball players’ schedules are crammed with course work, practices and games, but they’ve been making the rounds to local elementary schools to share positive messages.
  Willow School first-graders  listen to H-F High School  baseball player Xavier Frazier,  second from left, read them  a story about kindness. The  players from left, John Pohrte,  Frazier, Chad Readey, Varsity  Coach John McCarthy, Tyler  Schlaffer and Jacob Schroeder  were at the school April 26.  (Photo by Marilyn Thomas/  HF Chronicle)  . . .

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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