Tag: History

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Three generations of Elashik family are part of the Homewood Fire Department

The Elashik family has served the Homewood Fire Department for three generations. Lt. John Elashik Jr., left, has served since 2004; John Elashik Sr., center, served for 25 years; and nephew and grandson Andrew Sline is a firefighter/EMT. (Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle) You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue[Read More…]

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Drivin’ the Dixie recognized and honored statewide

An event locals have known as something special for the past 17 years is being recognized throughout the state this year. As Illinois celebrates its 200th birthday, Drivin’ the Dixie has been named an official Illinois Bicentennial event. It’s also received four awards from the Illinois State Historical Society and an award of[Read More…]

Flossmoor History Project ramps up marketing effort based on village’s architectural treasures

 To create the future, study the past.The Flossmoor History Project, billed by organizers as a forward-leaning marketing project, seems to be following that timeless bit of advice, creating a new marketing effort rooted firmly in the village’s past, especially its rich architectural history.Organizers Scott Ford and Myron Graham, members of the village[Read More…]

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