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8.23.2023 | What You Need To Know Today

HEAT WARNING— The National Weather Service has issued a heat warning for today. The temperature is expected to reach 95 degrees or higher with a heat index of at least 110 degrees.

KARAOKE KAZOO JAM— Melody Mart, 18062 Dixie Highway, is hosting a kazoo jam from 7 to 8 p.m. tonight. Learn your favorite tune on a kazoo.

HELP SAVE PETS —  A surge of new arrivals at its shelter facility along with a mid-week heat wave putting stress on air conditioning systems has prompted South Suburban Humane Society officials to issue a plea for people to foster animals. Both its locations will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, for foster pick-ups. Anyone interested in fostering animals can send a text to 708-956-2959 to see if the shelter staff can make a match for you. Or email SSHS at [email protected].

EARLY TRASH PICKUP —Homewood Disposal announced on Monday that because of excessive heat expected Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, trash pickup will start early about 5:30 a.m.

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