District 233 special meeting called for Wednesday

The second Hidden Gem Half Marathon on Saturday, Sept. 11, saw two records fall, one local and one national, and again received accolades from runners, who came in greater numbers to compete.

More than 800 runners lined up for the start of the race at 7:30 a.m. on Flossmoor Road, about a third more than ran the inaugural race in 2019. The race was canceled last year because of the pandemic.

The course record was broken by the men’s division winner Colin Mickow of Oswego with a time of 1 hour, 3 minutes, 48 seconds. Mickow placed . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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