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Flossmoor celebrates opening of House of Goshen hospice

Hakeem and Sade Bello, surrounded by friends, family, Flossmoor officials and area business leaders, cut the first ribbon during a grand opening celebration April 11 for the House of Goshen hospice at 19810 Governors Highway in Flossmoor. Hakeem Bello said the facility needs a few last details to be resolved[Read More…]

5.14.2024 | What You Need To Know Today

BLOOM TOWNSHIP BOARD — Trustees will meet at 6 p.m. at township hall, 425 S. Halsted St., Chicago Heights. No agenda has been posted as of Sunday on the township website.THORNTON TOWNSHIP BOARD — Trustees will meet at 6 p.m. at township hall, 333 E 162nd Street, South Holland. No agenda has been posted[Read More…]

Flosssmoor’s Bike Rodeo promotes bike safety

With clearer skies and summer approaching, Flossmoor is a vibrant bicyclists’ hub.  The village’s Bike Rodeo, a  community-driven event from the “pre-COVID-19” era, was hosted by the Flossmoor Fire Department, Police Department, and Illinois State Trooper Genelle Jones on Saturday, May 11, at the Parker Junior High parking lot. This[Read More…]

Helmets, people

A few weeks ago I was going around the corner where Main Street turns into 187th Street in Glenwood on my bike when I heard a loud ding. I felt it, too. At that corner is one of those temporary stop signs that folds over. I didn’t see it, and[Read More…]

5.11.2024 | What You Need To Know This Weekend

FLOSSMOOR BIKE RODEO — From 10 a.m. to noon today in the Parker Junior High parking lot, the Flossmoor Fire Department, Flossmoor Police Department and the Illinois State Police will host a bike rodeo, with opportunities to have fun and learn about bike safety. The event is for beginners or experienced[Read More…]

Page 2: Youth baseball celebrates new season in style

Opening day of Homewood and Flossmoor youth baseball leagues is one of my favorite events to cover. There’s so much uncontained enthusiasm pouring down the streets and onto the field that it’s possible, for a few hours, to forget that the world continues to relentlessly fall apart. The kids and[Read More…]

Bergstein’s Deli re-opens in Homewood on Martin Avenue

Bergstein’s NY Deli & Sandwich Shop’s ownership and staff and Homewood village officials cut the blue ribbon on Tuesday, May 7, officially marking the completion of Bergstein’s Deli’s move from northern Chicago Heights to downtown Homewood.  The family-owned, New York-style Jewish deli has been planning the move for nearly a year.[Read More…]

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