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Customers say they will miss Homewood Family Video

A forlorn-looking Family Video store in Homewood as it appeared in mid-February after closing permanently. (Nick Ulanowski/H-F Chronicle) The Homewood Family Video closed Feb. 14, a week earlier than expected, because according to a Family Video employee, “someone came in and bought everything.” The details behind the sale were not[Read More…]

Customers sad to see Panera closing

The usual vibe at the Panera Bread in Cherry Creek Plaza was missing Sunday as staff counted down the hours before the store closed at 4 p.m. “I’ve been coming here every day the last four or five years. I think it’s terrible,” said Martin McHale of Homewood who sat by[Read More…]

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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