Flossmoor elects Michelle Nelson its next mayor, first woman to take the helm

Will Pauling, a 2021 graduate of Homewood-Flossmoor High School, is now playing football for the University of Cincinnati. His parents Gerald and Eugenia Pauling of Flossmoor joined him after the university won the AAC Championship game over the University of Houston. (Provided photo)

Will Pauling was shaking a little bit when he took his first snap as a freshman with the University of Cincinnati football. The Homewood-Flossmoor High School 2021 graduate was understandably nervous taking the field with a national championship contender.

“I almost forgot my assignment but after a few plays, I was all right . . .

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Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Homewood 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, then follows Ridge Road to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.
  • Flossmoor 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High and ends downtown, where there will be fun activities.

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