Lisa Rost earns national certification as District 153 teacher

  The Stafford House at 18520 Dundee won a Blue  Ribbon Award from the Homewood Beautification  Committee. (Provided photo) Gardeners in Homewood were recognized with special honors when the village’s Beautification Committee gave awards Oct. 17 for outstanding presentations. Ten homeowners won the Blue Ribbon Award for the beautiful upkeep of their property. Others received Beautification Awards, and businesses also were recognized for their planters and small gardens around their properties. Special recognition also went to individuals and families who plant and maintain planters in the community. Members of . . .

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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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