Latino population growing in Hinsdale

Greg DiDomenico of Community Memorial Foundation hopes a report detailing the growing Latino community in the western suburbs will help nonprofit organizations and policymakers better understand the needs of the region. “We... — Updated 2/28/2024

IPM report shows methods are effective

The village's approach to managing insects, disease and weeds, which focuses on environmentally sensitive and economically sound practices, is working well. That was the message of... — Updated 2/28/2024

Homeowner will not be reimbursed for garage door

The owner of a home in the 9300 block of Jefferson in Brookfield is not entitled to reimbursement for a garage door that was damaged while Hinsdale police were serving a warrant Oct. 23, Chief Brian King told The Hinsdalean last... — Updated 2/28/2024

Getting into the swing of things

Hinsdale Central softball coaches and team members and alumni hosted a softball clinic earlier this month for fourth through eighth graders. Brittany Wolski, Central's softball... — Updated 2/28/2024

Once upon a time

Places from the past - Hinsdale's building services supervisor, Jim Piontkowski, took this photo in 1979. At the time the Hinsdale Barber Shop was located at 8 W. Hinsdale Ave. A... — Updated 2/28/2024

Social studies still simmering in D86

The Hinsdale High School District 86 Board lifted the pause on social studies curriculum work last week. But the hiatus clearly hasn’t healed board divisions over how and what courses are implemented. By unanimous vote, the... — Updated 2/28/2024

Splash supreme

Hinsdale Central senior Brody Marcet plunges in the FMC Natatorium pool in Westmont with the IHSA boys swimming and diving championship trophy on Saturday. Central captured... — Updated 2/28/2024

Vehicle stickers, animal tags on sale March 1 online, at Village Hall

Hinsdale vehicle sticker and animal tags will go on sale Friday, March 1. Applications will arrive in the mailboxes of previously registered Hinsdale residents in early March. Stickers and tags must be displayed by May 1, or a... — Updated 2/28/2024

Good news

COLLEGE STUDENTS ON DEAN’S LISTS The following Hinsdale students earned a spot on the dean’s list or equivalent at their respective colleges and universities for the fall 2023 semester. • Patrick Boyle, College of the Holy... — Updated 2/28/2024

Meeting roundup

Hinsdale High School District 86 Among other business Feb. 22, board members: • tabled an administration recommendation to consolidate student fees, including text books, course fees, course supplies, academic field trips,... — Updated 2/28/2024

Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports Feb. 27. Obstructing justice arrest Gabriel N. Lewis, 36, 12820 S. Wood St., Blue Island, was arrested for giving obstructing identification, driving with a suspended license,... — Updated 2/28/2024

Clary finds ways to help build community

Grace Episcopal Church of Hinsdale was a part of Sara Clary's life long before she moved to the village in 2012. Grace was her grandmother's church of choice, and visits to her... — Updated 2/28/2024


What's so cool about birding? It's prime time to spot birds in their Hinsdale-area habitats, according to Steve Constantelos of the DuPage Birding Club. "At end of winter and early... — Updated 2/28/2024

Carolyn Winifred Stein Stillman

Carolyn Winifred Stein Stillman of Clarendon Hills, a former longtime Hinsdale resident, passed away peacefully Feb. 18, 2024. Anyone who has met Carolyn, even for just a short... — Updated 2/28/2024

Signs, signs, everywhere there's signs

Signs provide us with all kinds of information. "Slow, children playing" lets us know kids reside on a particular block. (Since kids live on many blocks that don't have such signs,... — Updated 2/28/2024

Learn Leap Day history, lore on this Feb. 29

We all know there are 365 days in a year, right? Well, not exactly. It takes the Earth 365 days, five hours, 48 minutes and 56 seconds to orbit the Sun. We account for those extra hours every four years by adding an extra day to... — Updated 2/28/2024

An extra day to have some fun

As I began to write this column, I realized it would be published on Feb. 29, a leap day. Now as everybody knows, leap years only come once every four years, making them a special... — Updated 2/28/2024

Revue bringing laughs back to town

Opening night is in less than two weeks, and the cast of "Artificial Hinstelligence" is rehearsing at The Community House. Bags of high-heeled shoes, pairs of sequined gloves and a... — Updated 2/29/2024

Pet pic of the week

Meet Rusty, a sweet 5-year-old boy who just wants to hang out and have his belly rubbed. He is a little shy around strangers, but warms up quickly if you give him pets. Rusty is... — Updated 2/28/2024

Devils swamp rivals for state title

Leave no doubt. That was the mantra driving the Hinsdale Central boys varsity swim and dive team into last weekend's IHSA state final. The Red Devils, the defending state champions... — Updated 2/28/2024

Student athlete profile - Mark Ortiz

Mark Ortiz Clarendon Hills How did you get involved in track? I did shot put for a little bit and discus in middle school before COVID, and then I had to stop because of COVID. My... — Updated 2/28/2024

Sports results

Swimming, boys Feb. 23 & 24 @ IHSA state championships V places 1st with 337.5 points 200-yard medley relay Bey, M. Vatev, Hou, Marcet, 1st, 1:29.13 200-yard freestyle Harris, 3rd, 1:37.54 L. Vatev, 8th, 1:39.28 200-yard IM Bey,... — Updated 2/28/2024

Instant replay

Hinsdale Central's Kasra Mikaili tries to maintain an edge on his St. Ignatius counterpart during a relay race while track and field teammate Jeffrey Collier follows through on his... — Updated 2/28/2024

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