Identity released of driver whose vehicle went into Dolphin Lake on Friday

The Cook County Medical Examiner's office has released the identity of the driver who died Friday, March 31, after his car went into Dolphin Lake in Homewood.

Larry Bowen, 53, of Homewood, was pronounced dead at 10:04 a.m. Friday, according to the medical examiner's office. The cause and manner of death are pending further studies.

Local polling places

It's time to vote for local leaders. Polls will be open Tuesday, April 4, from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Here is a list of polling places in Homewood and Flossmoor.

H-F student’s push pin art leads to award-winning design

Homewood-Flossmoor High School junior Taylor Ausley was looking for a unique way to display her creativity.
 
She chose to use the simple push pin.

A sign of spring: Ballfield clean-up begins

After a soggy week, the weather finally improved, just in time for the first ballfield clean-up day sponsored by Homewood Baseball and Softball (HBS) on Saturday morning.
 

Hart band earns top rating at district contest

The James Hart School Symphonic Band has qualified for the State Festival after earning a Division I rating at the Illinois Grade School Music Association (IGSMA) District VI Organizational Contest.
 
The Homewood students will be at the April 29 IGSMA State Festival meet in Tinley Park.
 

Decision day nears as Braun, Gummerson vie for mayor’s office

It’s the first competitive mayor’s race in Flossmoor since 2009. For weeks, hundreds of signs in support of the two mayoral candidates — Jeanne “Gigi” Gummerson and Paul Braun, the two-term incumbent — have dotted the village. Flossmoor voters will make their decision on Tuesday.

Homewood veterans invited to April 8 breakfast

Homewood veterans will be honored and provided with job seeking advice at a breakfast April 8 sponsored by the Homewood Veterans Committee. Veterans are encouraged to RSVP by Monday, April 3, if they plan to attend.

Global interests draw Melinda Berman to Bulgaria

Melinda Berman will graduate from Homewood-Flossmoor High School and head off to Bulgaria serving as a teen coordinator for a summer program hosted by BBYO.

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