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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…]

D153 tech department develops plan for emergencies

It’s always good to be prepared. The District 153 technology team is taking that to heart by developing an Incident Response Plan (IRP) it will be using in the event of a technology emergency. Beth White, the district’s director of technology, said the district does everything it can to prevent[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…]

06/16/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

Starry nights Popular music by Final Say. The concert starts at 6 p.m. tonight in Irwin Park, 1800 block of Ridge Road in Homewood. Celebrate Pride Month at the Homewood Business Association and Flossmoor Business Association booth.  Paper Shred | Electronics recyling | Prescription drug take back State Rep. Will[Read More…]

Temperature sets new record, but mild relief coming

The National Weather Service said Wednesday’s 96-degree reading at O’Hare Airport set a record. Tuesday’s high at O’Hare was 96 degrees and a record 100 degree reading was set at Midway Airport. That 100-degree reading broke a 99-degree record set in 1987. Despite the heat Tuesday, members of the Homewood[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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