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Pets on Parade debuts at breezy Art & Garden Fest

Homewood-area residents celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Art & Garden Street Fair by enjoying two sunny days and warm evenings filled with food, music, art, science and greenery. Some of that art was in the form of dog and cat statues ― and one giraffe ― colorfully decorated by local businesses and organizations for Pets on Parade. 

Advocate South Suburban Hospital to host a Farmer’s Market on June 14

Advocate South Suburban Hospital is hosting two summer farmer’s markets this year. The first will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, in the hospital’s main parking lot at 17800 S. Kedzie Ave. in Hazel Crest. 

Advocate is partnering with Cristina Foods, a wholesale food service distributor, to supply fresh produce and other items for the event. 

Marian Spartans take second place in 3A title contest

Marian Catholic High School won the second place trophy Saturday in the Illinois High School Association's 3A Division baseball championship. 

St. Victor took the title in an exciting game. The final was 10-8.

After Marian Catholic had rallied from an 8-1 deficit with a thrilling seven-run sixth inning, St. Viator pushed across two runs in the top of the seventh inning to win the title.

Torch Run for Special Olympics passes through H-F towns

The Homewood and Flossmoor Police Departments joined other enforcement agencies for the Illinois Special Olympics Torch Run June 6, carrying the “Flame of Hope” that symbolizes courage and a celebration of diversity. 

South side of Calumet station to close Monday for renovation

Metra announced on Monday that beginning 10 a.m. Monday, June 12, the south entrance and southern half of the Calumet platform will be out of service for about six months to complete a station renovation project.

The north end of the station, which has been closed since Aug. 30, 2016, for renovation, will re-open Monday to provide access to the service portion of the platform. 

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