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Kopec to be named Flossmoor fire chief

At Monday’s village board meeting, Flossmoor Mayor Paul Braun will appoint Robert Kopec as  the village’s next fire chief. The village board is expected to approve the appointment.

Kopec will begin his new position April 5. He will take over from Interim Fire Chief Greg Berk, who has served since former chief Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access.

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Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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