East Hazel Crest approves Wind Creek casino proposal

The South Surburban Humane Society is officially open again and raising funds for new projects.

The Homewood Adoption Center and the main shelter in Chicago Heights are open for adoptions without appointment from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.

Second Chance Resale Shop at 23 Steger Road in Steger, supporting SSHS, is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Donations are accepted until 4 p.m. 

All facilities are closed on July 4.

A grand reopening drive is aimed at restocking supplies. The Humane Society . . .

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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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