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Homewood's Places: Take a tour of the buildings and define the village

Edited by Jim Wright
 
Editor’s note: As Homewood celebrates its 125th year as a municipality, the Homewood Historical Society is helping us recall how the village started. This written stroll around town portrays the key places that shaped the town’s early years.
 
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PR strategies for business outlined at GSU program July 31

“Public Relations Strategies for Business and Industry,” a free business networking breakfast and panel discussion, will be presented by the School of Extended Learning at Governors State University on Tuesday, July 31. 

Library game will have participants on the search for Homewood's water tower

Homewood’s beloved “Home Sweet Homewood" water tower’s been stolen!
 
That's the premise of an investigative role playing game sponsored by the Homewood Public Library.

Less water lost as Flossmoor projects show positive results

Flossmoor has made significant progress in its continuing battle against water loss resulting from leaky infrastructure and inefficient metering. According to village officials, the level of water bought by Flossmoor that is actually delivered to homes and — the so-called billed-to-purchase ratio — climbed to 77 percent last year, up from the previous figure of 59 percent.

Summer Theatre at H-F High presents 'Big the Musical TYA' July 19 and 20

Students in grades 2 through 12 participating in summer theater at Homewood-Flossmoor High School will conclude the session with three performances of “Big the Musical,” the theater for young audiences version.
 
Performances will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Friday, July 20, in the Mall Auditorium in H-F’s South Building. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students, children and senior citizens.
 

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