H-F Day at July 28 Sox game

Student loan help. Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) announced Tuesday that the state is working with 20 private student loan servicers to expand on the protections the federal government granted to federal student loan borrowers. More than 138,000 Illinoisans have privately held student loans that won't receive help under the federal CARES Act. Places to get help:

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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