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Rising above challenges, local tennis player heads to national games

Matt Boerema of Homewood, a tennis player for 25 years, has succeeded at a challenging sport while using just one of his hands. This week, Boerema is traveling to Seattle, where he is competing in the Special Olympics national games, taking place July 1 through July 6. He also competes each year in the Illinois Special Olympics tennis tournament.

Jonathan Goble appointed interim president of Ingalls Memorial

Jonathan R. Goble, a health care executive with more than three decades of experience leading community hospitals and health systems, has been selected to serve as interim president of Ingalls Memorial Hospital.
 

  Jonathan Goble

Rep. Kelly welcomes winning artist to Capitol

Taylor Ausley, who graduated in June from Homewood-Flossmoor High School, met U.S. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., in Washington the week of June 25 and got to see her winning 2nd Congressional District art piece hung in the U.S. Capitol.

Top H-F High grads named Viking Scholars

Homewood-Flossmoor High School announced its Viking Scholars. These are the top 10 graduates in the 2018 class by their grade point average.
 
These graduates are listed in alphabetical order, with the college they will attend.
 
Emma Anderson, St. Olaf College; Joseph Cipriano, University of Chicago; Allie Mangel, Princeton University; Andronicus Marati, Emory University; Madeline Moxley, University of British Columbia.
 

Homewood library board increases funding on collections

Homewood Public Library board members approved a $2.42 million budget in May for the 2019 fiscal year that starts July 1.
 
Amy Crump, the library’s executive director, said the board anticipates future revenues will remain stable or increase after several lean years due to declining tax revenue attributed to the continuing effects of the most recent recession.
 

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