Homewood’s mayor asks residents to contact Panera about store closing

Water is being pumped into H-F Park Districtskating rinks on Jan. 3. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle) The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is using a new technology to provide outdoor skating opportunities at Flossmoor Park.The park district believes the new system will save time and offer better opportunities for residents to get out and enjoy the skating rinks. The new system uses strong plastic forms that act as rinks "and will hold the water longer. We don't have to wait for the frost to settle in, just need cold temperatures . . .

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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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