State orders additional mitigation measures in suburban Cook County starting Wednesday

October 26, 2020 - 11:58

Indoor service at bars and restaurants in suburban Cook County, including Homewood and Flossmoor, will be suspended starting Wednesday as the state imposes additional mitigation measures to slow the recent surge of COVID-19 cases.

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and the Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) confirmed on Monday that new mitigation measures would include restaurants, retail establishments and other settings. 

H-F dresses up a different kind of Halloween

October 25, 2020 - 20:52

It should have been the perfect Halloween. Early in the now infamous year of 2020, we were all looking forward to a Halloween that falls on a Saturday. However, with restrictions and fear over the COVID-19 pandemic still prevalent, Halloween won’t happen as we hoped.

Instead, the holiday presents another challenge to alter, accommodate and entertain new ideas for how to celebrate safely.


Subscribe to