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South Suburban PADS receives $1M gift from MacKenzie Scott’s organization

MacKenzie Scott’s Yield Giving announced on Wednesday, March 20, that South Suburban Public Action to Deliver Shelter (SSPADS) is one of the Yield Giving Open Call’s awardees. SSPADS will receive $1 million. In March 2023, Yield Giving launched an Open Call for community-led, community-focused organizations whose explicit purpose is to enable individuals and families[Read More…]

ICC reminds water consumers March 18-24 is Fix-a-Leak Week

The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) is encouraging Illinoisans to check their household plumbing fixtures and irrigation systems for leaks as a part of national Fix-a-Leak Week this March 18-24. Approximately 1 trillion gallons of water are wasted in the United States each year due to leaks, but inexpensive fixes can[Read More…]

New Flossmoor history book will benefit veterans’ memorial project

Flossmoor residents interested in the village’s centennial history have a new resource available March 15, thanks to Flossmoor Veterans’ Memorial, Inc. Kristine Condon, FVM’s secretary-treasurer, has published her second local history book, “Fragments of Flossmoor:  A Series of Essays on the Interesting, Curious, and Unique in Our Village.” The 128-page[Read More…]

Homewood Stories makes change to Wednesday for March show

Five storytellers will be performing at the Homewood Stories program on Wednesday, March 20, at the Flossmoor Community House. Because the building at 847 Hutchison Road in Flossmoor is used as a polling place on Tuesday, March 19, Homewood Stories has been moved from its traditional Tuesday session to the[Read More…]

Jerel Jones complaint filed against Flossmoor

Below is the complaint filed by attorneys from Disparti Law Group on behalf of former Flossmoor Police Chief Jerel Jones against the Village of Flossmoor and Village Manager Bridget Wachtel. Jones was terminated by the village on March 7.

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