Ribbon-cutting marks Dunning’s move to downtown Flossmoor

After 60 years as a purveyor of meats and deli items, Dunning’s Market has a new home.
 
Dunning’s celebrated its move to Flossmoor this fall with a Nov. 6 ribbon-cutting and grand reopening at its new location, 1050 Sterling Avenue.
 

Tapping away as the old Underwood comes out of storage

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An old Underwood typewriter brings back memories — and shows how far writing technology has come. Believe it not, there's a local businessman who still sells and repairs good old typewriters.

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 them to statewide data.

Tuskegee Airmen movie, exhibit at PSC Nov. 13 and 14

The Red Tail Squadron traveling experience features a mobile movie theater showing the movie "Rise Above" about Tuskegee Airmen.
   The Red Tail Squadron traveling experience features
   a mobile movie theater showing the movie "Rise Above"
   about Tuskegee Airmen.
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New Flossmoor girls boutique provides welcoming space, plenty of pink

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.
 

Flossmoor voters say yes to pickup trucks on neighborhood driveways

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 park in Flossmoor was 3,193 to 1,911, a margin of 62 percent to 37 percent.

Two teams advance to National Adaptive Tennis Tournament

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District will have two teams competing in the United States Tennis Association’s National Adaptive Unified Doubles Tournament in Florida.

H-F Park District board will vote on 4.8 percent levy increase

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is proposing a 4.8 percent increase in the 2018 tax levy. The park board will adopt the levy at its Dec. 4 meeting. It expects to raise $5.44 million next year.

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