Tag: Water

YouMatter2 raising funds for clean water project

YouMatter2, a youth group doing philanthropic work, is collecting funds to help meet the needs for clean water around the globe. The group is hosting a Walk for Water 5K on Saturday, April 28, to raise money for this endeavor. Statistics show nearly one billion people do not have access to[Read More…]

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Homewood fire hydrants go red

The leaves will be turning red soon, but Homewood fire hydrants are way ahead of them. The new color for hydrants has caught the eyes of some residents. Public Works Director John Schaefer said the hydrants have been yellow for a long time, at least several decades. You have reached[Read More…]

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4. Villages try to keep track of a billion gallons of water

Almost a billion gallons of water each year flows into the system serving Homewood and Flossmoor. Can public works departments keep track of every drop? Not quite. But local public works officials are under increasing pressure to account for most of them. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor[Read More…]

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3. Water adds to the beauty of life in Homewood and Flossmoor

Angela and William Dunnett pose by the Irwin Parkfountain in Homewood, demonstrating another usefor the park district’s water resources: a beautifulsetting for marking special occasions.(Provided photo by Thomas Photographic Services) Cool, clear water.The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District offers a variety of ways for the community to enjoy the beauty and refreshment[Read More…]

Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

Community Calendar