The Illinois Commerce Commission says the addition of the 861 area code will be available for assignment sometime late 2022 or early 2023 as the number of assignable telephone numbers with a 309 area code is dwindling.
The roughly 20-acre site is in Florida’s Hillsborough County at the southwest quadrant of Temple Terrace Highway and Davis Road. It will include gardens, courtyards and walking paths for patients, guests and employees.
3 years ago Derek Roemer and Heather Robinson thought that Alpha Park needed some light, so they decorated a few trees. The next year they got 50 trees and community support. In 2021, 200 Christmas trees were lit up and decorated by the community to show Christmas spirit.
On Thanksgiving Eve some people gather together for what is called “Black Wednesday.” People are encouraged to drink more alcohol during the holiday season, but especially on days like today. Statistics show that there’s a higher risk of being involved in a fatal drunk driving accident during the holidays.