Tag: 2020 primary election

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Need to vote overcomes fear of coronavirus

The turnout wasn’t great, but voters made it to the polls Tuesday in spite of the coronavirus pandemic. Joe Biden won the Democratic Party’s state presidential primary race. Unofficial results show Lori Wilcox ahead in Cook County vote for the 40th District state senate seat, but media reports suggest incumbent Patrick[Read More…]

Pandemic complicates primary election voting on Tuesday

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating challenges for the Cook County Clerk’s office as Election Day, Tuesday, March 17, nears. On Saturday, County Clerk Karen Yarbrough issued a call for election judges. Election judges typically are older, and those over 60 have been more susceptible to serious illness from COVID-19. “We[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

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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