Page 2 | Locals agree: Slow down

In the Sept. 17 edition of our newsletter, The Weeks, and again in our October print edition, I wrote about my interview with centenarian John Gibson of Danville, grandfather of Shannon Allred of Flossmoor. One of bit of advice he had was that everyone should slow down. He’s not alone.[Read More…]

Page 2: Democracy works when people work it

Sept. 15 is Democracy Day, and I thought it would be appropriate to celebrate it by highlighting several recent moments when local democracy worked rather well. By democracy, I don’t mean governance solely by elected leaders. When we vote, we delegate authority to our representatives, but that doesn’t relieve us[Read More…]

Husband-and-wife Rabid Brewery co-owners Raiye Rosado and Tobias Cichon spar on the beer field before the official start of the Box Battle Basho on Saturday, Oct. 15. (Bill Jones/H-F Chronicle)

The Weeks | Sept. 3: Flossmoor Fest safety steps, The Gem, D161 board turnover, Box Battle Basho II

THE WEEK > Meetings Flossmoor Board of Trustees will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, at village hall, 2800 Flossmoor Road.  Homewood-Flossmoor Park District Board of Commissioners will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, in the Goldberg Administration Center, 3301 Flossmoor Road, Flossmoor. Homewood-Flossmoor District 233 Board of Education Personnel[Read More…]

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