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Bitter cold causes H-F area districts to close schools

This story was updated at 4:46 p.m. to reflect additional details, including the closure of H-F High School on Thursday. Schools in Homewood District 153 and Flossmoor District 161 and Homewood-Flossmoor High School were open Tuesday, but officials in both districts have decided to shutter all schools on Wednesday and Thursday due to anticipated extremely cold temperatures.  

Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m.



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