Park district dives into debate over opening Lions Pool

Caroline Schoen is all about the details. The Homewood-Flossmoor High School junior paces the girls cross country team in large part because she cares a lot about the small stuff.

Schoen maintains a food Instagram at @carosfoodaccount. There’s an obvious attention to detail in her smoothies, salads and cookies. She said that’s just her personality and it extends to her running.

“I’m a very detail-oriented person. I’m a perfectionist,” she said. “If we’re doing a track workout and I hit a certain time, all the other runs have to be that time. It . . .

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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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