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9/16/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

FLOSSMOOR READS – One Book, One Flossmoor returns with a community reading of Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI, which tells the story of the Osage Native Americans who gained wealth in the 1920s because of oil reserves found under their land in Oklahoma. The Flossmoor Community Relations Commission hosts a virtual book club meeting to discuss the nonfiction book on Oct. 20.

METRA SCHEDULE CHANGES – On Saturday night, Sept. 18, bridge work will require late night busing from 51st Street to Millennium station for passengers on trains 838 and 839. The work will also require cancellation of trains 8337 and 8338 late Saturday night and trains 101, 8022, 8301 and 8302 early Sunday morning, Sept. 19. Train 803 will depart 15 minutes later than scheduled on Sunday morning. Passengers should note that the stations at 47th Street, 27th Street, McCormick Place, 18th Street, Museum Campus and Van Buren will be closed from 11:30 p.m. Saturday night, Sept. 18, until 6 a.m. Sunday morning.

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