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Former Flossmoor Fire Chief Berk dies

The Village of Flossmoor is mourning the death of retired Flossmoor Fire Chief Gregory C. Berk, who died on Saturday, June 18.    Berk started his fire service career with the Flossmoor Fire Department in 1967 as a volunteer firefighter. In 1978, he was sworn in as the village’s first[Read More…]

Scenes from H-F Juneteenth

We’ll have more information, photos and videos from today’s Juneteenth Festival at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, but for now, a few photos to get started. The Jesse White Tumblers drew a big crowd to see their high-flying performance. (Provided photo by Marcellus Marsh/Bionic Content) The Ayodele African Dance & Drummers perform[Read More…]

Juneteenth parade launches H-F celebration of emancipation

The first H-F Juneteenth parade drew 22 groups and more than 400 marchers, cheerleaders, acrobats, step dancers and baton twirlers to downtown Flossmoor on Saturday, June 18. The Juneteenth parade begins on Sterling Avenue in Flossmoor just south of Flossmoor Road. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle) The parade participants had a near-perfect[Read More…]

06/17/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

Juneteenth parade The first H-F Juneteenth Parade will start at 9 a.m. Saturday at Flossmoor Road and Sterling Avenue. The parade will go through downtown Flossmoor and end at Parker Junior High. Juneteenth Festival The second annual H-F Juneteenth Festival will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday at Homewood-Flossmoor High School.[Read More…]

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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