Homewood native transports U.S. Marines from sea to shore aboard Navy warship

  Daffodils in a Homewood yard were a cheery spring site on Thursday. Not so much on Friday, after wet snow fell overnight, putting a damper on the spring scene.

Daffodils in the 1400 block of Olive Road in Homewood on Thursday. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

The same flowers as seen on Friday morning after getting pummeled by wet snow. 


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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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