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Hinsdalean launches new website this week

Visitors to the newspaper's website at thehinsdalean.com will see it has undergone quite a makeover. Unlike the previous site, which linked only to a single story, the cover photo and obituaries,...

Once upon a time

The fabulous '50s - A shot from the 1950s shows the Memorial Building looking much different than it does today. With the village offices now on the east side and the Hinsdale Public Library on the...

Veterans have loyal friend in Auxiliary

When the American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 to support those returning from the World War I battlefields, many felt "the Great War" veterans organization needed an equally great mate....

This week's cover

"Show us how you get down" - Keith Whipple, educational outreach director for CSz Theatre and ComedySportz Chicago, leads the cast of Hinsdale Central's upcoming improv show in exercises to promote...

Adventure of travel hasn't lost its allure

The Klinger family's annual excursions to destinations far and wide began when Sylvia and Bob's children, David and Katharine, were very young. "We started in the late '90s and we just kept going,"...

They've got the whole recipe on their hands

While the cupcake batter seems to be everywhere, the children enrolled in the Whole Child Learning culinary science camp at The Community House managed to assemble several dozen without a hitch. Ahna...

The science of baking

Children attending the Whole Child Learning culinary science camp at The Community House had a hands-on experience that was finger-licking good. Wendy Zhu fills some cupcake liners with chocolate...

Weekly agenda

Community Consolidated Elementary Dist. 181 Board 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26 District office 115 W. 55th St., Clarendon Hills On the draft agenda: staffing and enrollment update, assessment update, food allergy management plan update, safety and crisis...

Huth enters final season as football mom

Football has never been just a game for Corey Huth. It's an experience that brings a whole community together. All three of Huth's children have been involved in the Hinsdale Central High School...

Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports Aug. 20. Minor arrested for alcohol Matthew L. Guglielmo, 19, 425 S. Bodin St., Hinsdale, was arrested for possession and consumption of alcohol by person under 21 at 1:19 a.m. Aug. 14 at Seventh...

Ask an expert - John Deppe, Financial planner

What Social Security considerations should people keep in mind? With about 70 percent of Americans opting to collect their Social Security benefits early, many likely are not making the most of that...

Back-to-school signals refresher course for drivers

Before long, everyone will be completely acclimated to the back-to-school routine. Students at Hinsdale Central High School, who began classes eight days ago, already may be settling in to the new schedule. Kids in Community Consolidated Elementary...

Summer - and childhood - over all too quickly

And in the blink of an eye, it’s over. Summer 2019 is in the books. I know, I know. Summer will continue until the autumnal equinox marks its official end Sept. 23. But summer — for the purposes I discuss here — ended this week with the start...

Random acts of chit chat

I recently read about a study that investigated the relationship of human happiness to random social contact. Scientists found that even momentary social interaction with a stranger increases our well-being. As simple as making eye contact or...

Central actors ready to tackle unknown

Hinsdale Central senior Tess Klygis isn't one to "just wing it." Whether it's a test, an audition or a performance, she likes to be prepared. And that's exactly why she decided to be part of the...

Pet pic of the week

Tandy is an adorable cattle dog mix puppy who is in need of a home. She is a very sweet girl who is excelling in our puppy training class. With a bit more training, she will make someone a wonderful...

Fall heats up with Devil-ish play

No Illinois high school golf program has won eight straight state titles. Now the Hinsdale Central boys team has its sights set on making history after capturing its seventh last fall. Meanwhile, the...

Sport shorts

Gutman joins FC Cincinnati team Andrew Gutman has joined Major League Soccer’s FC Cincinnati on loan from Scottish Premiership side Celtic FC through the end of the 2020 MLS season. “We are excited to add Andrew to our roster,” FC Cincinnati...

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