H-F artists will display work at Park Forest Art Fair Sept. 21-22

Homewood and Flossmoor officials said the protest march on Tuesday that wound its way through the  two villages was peaceful and resulted in no incidents of violence or property damage.

The march began at Irwin Park in Homewood and traversed about five miles through Homewood and Flossmoor. Hundreds of people of various ages, races and genders held signs protesting police violence toward people of color. 

Flossmoor Police Chief Tod Kamleiter monitored the march from his squad car.
"It was very peaceful. Everyone involved were all very respectful," he said. "It was powerful to watch and to . . .

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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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