Once a few years ago when the power was out in Flossmoor, Gregg and Kristen Beglau didn’t have any way to warm milk for their baby, Anabella. Their neighbors, Ed and Trish Ladner, offered up their propane grill.“He had a burner on the grill, so we would heat up baby[Read More…]
The late Scott Gummerson was an architect. When he died from acute myeloid leukemia in 2015, his neighbors tied orange ribbons in his honor on trees in front of the Flossmoor houses he designed or helped add on to.The outpouring of support during the two years Scott was sick didn’t[Read More…]
The Illinois State Board of Education has released its annual Illinois Report Card, a rundown of how each school and school district in the state is performing. Compiled from information ISBE collects from every Illinois public school, the Report Card offers demographics and statistics about school districts and individual schools, comparing[Read More…]
If you like fluffy pink things, rainbow dresses and girl power, Flossmoor’s newest business will bring a smile to your face. Love, Noa is a small boutique now open on Sterling Avenue, selling girls clothing and accessories. Owner Kelly Evans said she hopes it will offer visitors even more than that. “I’m trying[Read More…]
On Tuesday, an overwhelming majority of voters in Flossmoor said “yes” to a referendum question asking whether they would be in favor of allowing personal use pickup trucks to park on residential driveways in the village. With all nine precincts in the village reporting, the vote in favor of allowing trucks to[Read More…]
At its Dec. 4 meeting, the Flossmoor village board unanimously approved a measure to place on the March ballot a referendum to introduce a 1 percent village sales tax. If approved by voters, the measure would bring the total sales tax in Flossmoor to 10 percent. It currently stands at[Read More…]
Officials from Metra offered feedback Tuesday on proposed changes to the Electric Line schedule during a public forum at Flossmoor Village Hall.In May, Metra announced proposed service changes “to better reflect ridership demands and anticipated development in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood.” The Electric Line runs between University Park and the[Read More…]
On Sept. 9, Fresh Starts Restaurant will celebrate 30 years of making dishes like the popular NNO (New New Orleans) Pasta. Read about the anniversary and watch as Chef Concepcion Medrano shows the H-F Chronicle how it’s done.