Tag: Flossmoor

Baby’s warm milk on a backyard burner

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…]

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Mowing the lawn meant so much

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…]

Illinois School Report Cards: See how H-F schools rate

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…]

Metra meeting offers explanation on possible schedule changes

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…]

Making a favorite dish at Fresh Starts

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.