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Youth baseball organizations wrestle with pandemic challenges

Youth baseball organizations are struggling to make a go of a 2020 season hampered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Homewood Baseball and Softball (HBBSB) is preparing for a late start to its regular season. Flossmoor Baseball and Softball (FBBSB) has canceled all activities until further notice.

In mid-May, FBBSB announced that its regular season would be canceled, but the organization planned to create limited opportunities for play.

But on Thursday, in an email to families, organization President Fredric Mitchell announced that a member of the FBBSB community had been exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19 . . .

Fall events

SATURDAY, NOV 26

  • Celebrate the season in Flossmoor from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Shopping, Santa, singing and more in downtown Flossmoor. Tree lighting ceremony in Flossmoor Park at 5:30 p.m.
  • Small Business Saturday in Homewood and Flossmoor. Holiday shoppers can help local merchants succeed.

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