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AMITA EARNS RECOGNITION Amita Health Adventist Medical Centers Hinsdale and La Grange have achieved Magnet recognition for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Fewer than 10 percent of U.S. health care organizations...

Reminder: Do not gather in parks

Parks in Hinsdale are open during the stay-at-home order from Gov. JB Pritzker, but they are not to be used as spaces for community gatherings, village officials said. The village has received notification of violators and requests that residents...

County reports six confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Hinsdale

A map on the DuPage County Health Department website shows six confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Hinsdale as of 11 a.m. March 31. The county has a total of 346 confirmed cases, including 10 deaths, according to the health department. Included in that...

St. Pats Day crackdown unlucky for some drivers

Hinsdale police have announced the results of the St. Patrick’s Day “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. Officers made one arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol and issued seven seat-belt citations, along with 13 citations...

Cotter appointed to fill vacancy on D181 board

Bill Cotter of Hinsdale is the newest member of the Community Consolidated District 181 Board. Cotter was seated at the board's March 23 virtual meeting to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of...

Family ties grow stronger for Sullivans

Mike Sullivan hasn’t been traveling to his office in the Loop for a few weeks now, but he’s been busier than ever. “I have been crazed all day and am going to be even crazier after 3 p.m. when...

Meeting roundup

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board Among other business at their virtual meeting Thursday, board members: • voted 6-1 to set the staffing level at 375.4 full-time equivalents for Hinsdale Central, Hinsdale South, the Transition Center and...

Weekly agenda

Community Consolidated District 181 Board 7 p.m. Monday, April 6 virtual meeting https://www.d181.org On the draft agenda: e-learning update, staffing report, Oak roofing contract, student and staff iPad refresh, middle school scheduling,...

Parking occupies many towns' agendas

With the downtown parking deck scheduled to be completed in a couple of months, Hinsdale officials are exploring ways to optimize use of an expanded central business district parking supply for...

In this together

Patriotism prevails — More and more U.S. flags are beginning to show up on homes throughout the village recently. Carissa Kapcar took this photo, in an early morning walk Monday morning, as...

COVID-19 claims 73 more lives as Illinois reports largest single-day spike

SPRINGFIELD — Illinois officials announced on Tuesday the largest single-day increase of novel coronavirus-caused deaths in the state. The 73 new fatalities in 14 counties — Champaign, Christian, Cook, DuPage, Ford, Kane, Kankakee, Lake,...

Illinois 'scouring the globe' for protective equipment

Gov. JB Pritzker said Monday that state officials are “scouring the globe” for personal protective equipment, or PPE, as it prepares for the COVID-19 outbreak to peak in Illinois over the next two weeks. Pritzker outlined those efforts during...

Pritzker: 'I've given up' on adequate federal COVID-19 response

SPRINGFIELD — Gov. JB Pritzker said Sunday he has “given up” on an adequate coronavirus response from the federal government and announced an expansion of emergency child care during his daily COVID-19 briefing Sunday in Chicago. At the same...

Illinois coronavirus cases top 10,000

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois on Saturday became the 10th U.S. state to top 10,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as the state’s public health department announced its largest one-day increase in cases. On Saturday there were 10,357 confirmed cases of...

Death toll surpasses 200 in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – COVID-19 has now claimed 210 lives in Illinois as officials reported 53 more deaths and 1,209 new confirmed cases Friday during a news conference at a Chicago convention center that will house patients with the virus in the coming...

Pritzker asks residents to be 'All In' in helping state's coronavirus fight

SPRINGFIELD — Gov. JB Pritzker on Thursday announced a public service initiative to mobilize the state’s “strongest weapon” against the spread of novel coronavirus — Illinoisans. Pritzker said his administration has “nearly exhausted...

New fund to support artists during shutdown

SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Wednesday the formation of a new relief fund to support artists and performers who have been temporarily put out of work by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Arts for Illinois...

Author, consultant is grateful for her hometown

A single sentence changed Colleen Bordeaux's view of the world and her own future. The lifelong Hinsdalean was a student at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign when she entered a study abroad...

Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports April 1. Yard fountain vandalized A $500 fountain on a residential property in the 400 block of East Ninth Street was knocked over and broken between 8 p.m. March 25 and 7 a.m. March 26. Identity...

Ask an expert - Business profile - Fuller's Home and Hardware

During this season of social distancing and sheltering in place, operating a small business has arguably never been more challenging. Paula Goss, owner and manager of Fuller's Home & Hardware, 35...

Fellow Hinsdaleans encouraged to fly stars and stripes

As we all deal with the many changes to our lives, it occurred to me that we could show our support for everyone by flying our American flags. Our family is ex-military and know our flag to be the most visible symbol of the USA and what it...

Thank and support first responders and medical staff

This has been a very stressful time for our front line first responders and medical staff. The Hinsdale Police and Fire departments are in need of N-95 masks and Chlorox wipes. They can be dropped off at the police or fire department at 121 Symonds...

Lessons learned from 'My Corona'

Three weeks ago, I had it all. I was the lead in my school musical, "Footloose," I was going to Disney World, and I was anticipating the excitement that comes with the end of senior year. Then...

Mood swings a symptom of lockdown for me

Despite my attempts to keep a positive attitude as we shelter in place, I'm not doing as well as I'd like. My husband's cousin was hospitalized Monday with COVID-19. She is on an antibiotic, her...

Volunteering looks a bit different this April

“Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.” — John Wesley Is this ever a time to do good. Normally we would extol the virtues of...

Pet pic of the week

Take a chance on Chance, a very sweet and handsome 9-month-old kitten. He is such an easy-going and fun-loving boy, he is approved for adoption to families with children of any age. During the...

CEOs can learn from kids in handling COVID-19

We were all a child once and now perhaps it is time to act like a child again. That sage advice is not a unique thought. It originates from Mr. Fred Rogers, the same television personality who once...

Murrill: Hospital will weather the storm

For people who wonder whether staying home, practicing social distancing and washing hands makes a difference, the head of Hinsdale Hospital says it does. "That is critical to us at the hospital. I...

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