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A vehicle crash in Homer Glen Saturday, April 9, resulted in two fatalities.
Sameh F. Atiq, 20, of Lockport, and Noah Kask, 32, of Homer Glen, died after a reported vehicle crash at the 15000 block of 151st Street, according to the Will County Coroner’s Office.
Change was a theme for those in leadership positions in Homer Glen, as mostly newcomers were elected Tuesday, April 7, to fill different roles around the village.
With all 16 precincts reporting for Homer Glen, Beth Rodgers (3,217 votes), Christina Neitzke-Troike (2,758 votes) and Carlo Caprio (2,286 votes) were elected as to the Homer Glen Village Board, while Ann Holtz secured 62.65 percent of the vote to become Village clerk. Incumbent Gale Skrobuton finished with 37.35 percent of the vote.
An email chain obtained by The Homer Horizon indicates that the campaign team of Citizens to Re-Elect Mayor Jim Daley has been offering to pen letters for residents who wish to support Daley in print via “unique letters” to The Horizon.
The supporters were encouraged to make sure the letters drafted by the campaign team accurately represented the author, and were told to send them to The Horizon as soon as possible, requesting to be published in the opinion section.
Five individuals were transported to the hospital following a four-car collision at 143rd Street and Bell Road shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, said Will County Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Kathy Hoffmeyer. Several bystanders are believed to have assisted in extricating victims from one of the vehicles.
When is a horse not just a horse? When the horse helps a 10-year-old girl win the World’s Championship Horse Show 2017 in Louisville, of course.
Lyla Grace Wroble, of Mokena, did just that on Aug. 23, along with a little help from the horse she rode, Roy, who goes by the name Glenview’s Excelalante in competitions. It was Lyla’s 10th win in competition this year.