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Village crews assist stranded motorists, fix water main break during massive snowstorm

On Feb. 24, there were still big piles of dirty snow in a shopping center parking lot on Halsted Street, the remains of the big storm on Feb. 16. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

On Saturday, Feb. 27, temperatures were expected to reach a balmy 50 degrees or more under sunny skies, providing winter-weary H-F residents a taste of spring. But 11 days ago, the situation was starkly different.

It just kept snowing.

By the time the final flakes fell in the evening of Feb. 16, Homewood and Flossmoor residents saw . . .

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Summer events

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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