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10.4.22 | What You Need to Know Today

RECYCLEPALOOZA TAKES ALL THE STUFF – Clear out the basement, garage and closets in preparation for Recyclepalooza from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Parker Junior High School in Flossmoor. At the drive-up event, you can recycle electronics, metals, bicycles, pop can tabs, printers, razors, eyeglasses, gently used clothes, sporting[Read More…]

District 161 board passes $42 million budget

Members approved a $42.2 million annual budget at a meeting of the Flossmoor School District 161 Board of Education on Sept. 12. Though the Fiscal Year 2022-23 budget reflects a $522,000 deficit, district associate superintendent and budget Fran LaBella said a deficit reduction plan is not required at this time.[Read More…]

10.02.2022 | What You Need to Know Today

FEAST OF ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI AND PET BLESSING. Pets (or their pictures) are welcome to attend the 10:15 a.m. service Sunday, Oct. 2, and receive a blessing at St. John the Evangelist, 2640 Park Drive, Flossmoor. PET BLESSING. A pet blessing will take place on Sunday, Oct. 2, at[Read More…]

Franciscan Health Diaper Drive begins Oct. 3

One in three Illinois families struggle with diaper needs. Many parents are forced to choose between purchasing food for their family or diapers to keep their little ones clean and healthy. Franciscan Health Olympia Fields seeks to ease this crisis that impacts many parents in Chicago’s Southland. Its annual Diaper[Read More…]

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  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.




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