Tag: Walter D. Cummings

Former Homewood village attorney Walter Cummings dies

Walter D. Cummings, Homewood’s village attorney for 39 years, died Thursday, July 27. He had served under seven village managers. Cummings, 85, was originally from Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood. He served in the United States Marine Corps, graduated from DePaul University College of Law, and started a 63-year career as a[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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