Auto repair shop taking vacant Jiffy Lube 183rd Street location

St. James Hospital in Chicago Heights is coming down.

  The demolition of the former  St. James Hospital on Chicago  Road in Chicago Heights  proceeds on June 11. The  hospital, owned by Franciscan  Health, closed in September  2018. (Mary Compton/  H-F Chronicle) 

In a matter of weeks, the southeast corner at the intersection of U.S. 1 and U.S. 30 will be empty. The 108-year-old institution will be gone from its Chicago Heights location forever, after being folded into a new Franciscan . . .

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Summer events

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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