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Ridge Road closed early Tuesday after car crashes into DQ

  An SUV remains embedded in the Dairy Queen 
  restaurant at about 6 a.m. Tuesday. Police 
  are investigating the crash but have not yet 
  released information.
(Photo by Eric Crump/
  H-F Chronicle)

Picketers on Parker Junior High worksite

Work at Parker Junior High in Flossmoor is continuing despite picketers from Roofers & Waterproofers Local 11 arguing the district and the contractors are not following prevailing wage rules. But the district says paperwork shows the work is being done at a prevailing wage scale.

Flossmoor resident, D161 board member, asked to leave Kentucky hotel amid controversy

Carolyn Griggs believes she and her family were treated unfairly when they were escorted from a hotel by police last weekend in Kentucky. Griggs and her family were staying at the Towneplace Suites Marriott in Richmond, Kentucky, during her son’s baseball tournament. 

Coyote Run garden tour is Wednesday

Dave Ward, superintendent of golf at Coyote Run Golf Course, 800 Kedzie Ave., will share insights on the native prairie plants around the course in a two-hour tour starting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 18.
 
The date was changed to July 18 from what was published in the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District's brochure.
 

Homewood police to issue tickets for late stickers after Aug. 1

Homewood residents have until Aug. 1 to make their vehicle stickers current and avoid additional late fees and other penalties.

Trustees approved an ordinance at the village board meeting July 10 that grants police authority to begin ticketing.
The village began selling and renewing stickers on April 1. Residents are required to purchase vehicle stickers before May 31. That deadline has been extended to Aug. 1, but now includes a $25 late fee. 
 

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