Tag: winter storm

Governor issues disaster proclamation following winter storm

Governor J.B. Pritzker issued a disaster proclamation for all 102 Illinois counties in response to the dangerous winter storm that has blanketed the state with life threatening wind chills, power outages and accumulating snow.  The extreme arctic temperatures adds additional stress on utility providers across the nation. As of 10:30[Read More…]

Storm brings much snow, few problems

Forecasters predicted a storm would drop 5 to 9 inches of wet snow on the area this past weekend, but residents found themselves shoveling much more. Flossmoor received 11.5 inches as of 7:09 p.m. Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. Homewood received 11.1 inches as of  7 a.m. Monday.[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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