After nearly drowning while surfing in icy Lake Michigan, Dave Benjamin now teaches emergency water safety procedures. (Provided photo) You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.
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In the early 1980s, Homewood voters made a decision that directly affects the cost of water in Homewood and Flossmoor today: They decided to switch from well water to Lake Michigan water.The vote wasn’t even close.Homewood Mayor Richard Hofeld said the referendum passed with 90 percent or more of the[Read More…]