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Tom Brabec FS June 1 – 30 2019

Savoya Taylor of Flossmoor admits her job climbing poles 50 feet in the air to work on electricity isn’t for everyone.

Rain or shine, day or night, Taylor will be one of ComEd’s specialists working to give homes and businesses power.

Savoya Taylor of Flossmoor demonstrates her ability to climb a utility pole. She is the first female overhead electrician specialist at ComEd. (Provided photo)

“It’s not made for everybody. You’ve got to be focused and strong minded,” Taylor said.

The 43-year-old said when she started in the world . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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