Voters Guide: Homewood Public Library

A compliment about one traffic-related issue led to questions about others for Flossmoor School District 161.

Board Member David Linnear commended administrators during a school board meeting held Monday, Oct. 25, on their handling of a crosswalk situation at Heather Hill Elementary School. But he asked what was being done to examine whether traffic flow issues exist at other schools because of rerouting related to COVID-19 protocols, as well as what can be done to address those concerns.

“That will certainly be an issue that comes up in the long-range planning process,” Superintendent Dana Smith said. “There . . .

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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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