Park district hopes for $2.5 million grant for ice arena improvements

Halloween has not been canceled, but with the COVID-19 pandemic still unabated, safe celebrations will require a number of precautions.

Last week, the village of Homewood posted guidelines for Halloween activities to help residents plan for safe fun. The village's guidelines are based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations, which were issued on Sept. 22. 

Homewood decided to discourage traditional trick-or-treating while not resorting to a ban on . . .

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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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