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Tom Dobrez 6 open house LB Sept14-22 2018

Five Lives Snuffed out at “Death Angle” Crossing, Heights Residents, on way to Chicago, Victims of Revolting Accident at the Homewood I.C. Crossing, Automobile is Hit by Two Fast Trains, Four of Party Die Instantly, One Lives but for a Few Hours, Heavy Fog Obscures View of Crossing where there have been Eight Fatalities in a Year…   The Dixie Highway under   construction in 1922. (Photo   provided by the Homewood   Historical Society) This is the headline that streamed atop the front-page of the Chicago Heights Star . . .

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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