Author: Carole Sharwarko

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Video cuts to the heart of what Flossmoor residents love about their town

Flossmoor’s commitment to diversity rings loud and clear in a recently-released promotional video highlighting the community’s many faces and positive attributes. The three-minute video features clips from events in town, such as National Night Out and Martin Luther King Day of Service, and interviews with Flossmoor residents who talk about their[Read More…]

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New citizen action committee forms in Flossmoor

With a solid turnout at its first meeting to gauge interest, a new citizen action committee called Flossmoor’s Future is moving forward with plans to coalesce residents’ energy and ideas into positive action for the village. Flossmoor’s Future plans to focus on positive ways the village’s residents can contribute to improving[Read More…]

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Fun flowed at first Flossmoor Brew Fest

Smiling faces braced against chilly air to sip frosty beers at the first Flossmoor Brew Fest on Oct. 13 along Sterling Avenue. The fest attracted nearly 300 attendees, with about 175 people buying their tickets in advance and 100-plus getting a same-day ticket. Flossmoor Assistant Village Manager Allison Deitch said she[Read More…]

Johnson indicted for first-degree murder in death of Homewood man

Nineteen-year-old Johnny V. Johnson, of Chicago Heights, has pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree murder and attempted armed robbery in connection with a deadly incident on a residential Homewood street.At an arraignment hearing on Oct. 10, Judge Michele Pitman announced a grand jury indictment charging Johnson with the crimes[Read More…]

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Sold Your Corolla? Prove It.

Homewood residents called to account on 2,000-plus vehicles lacking village stickers Hundreds of Homewood residents found themselves scrambling at the beginning of September, digging through drawers and driving around town to track down paperwork to prove a negative after the village made a push this year to increase vehicle sticker[Read More…]

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