New businesses find footing in Hinsdale

In a follow-up to story that ran in the Nov. 9 issue, here are three more businesses that have opened their doors in Hinsdale recently. Step back into a subterranean gallery of... — Updated 12/6/2023

Varsity girls basketball coach resigned Monday

Hinsdale Central girls varsity basketball coach Erin Navolio and two other members of the girls basketball team coaching staff resigned on Monday. The resignations prompted the postponement of the team’s game Tuesday against... — Updated 12/6/2023

Hinsdale police crack down on road safety

Hinsdale police conducted a traffic safety campaign Nov. 17-27, reminding motorists to buckle up and drive sober. The department issued 28 speeding citations and nine other Illinois Vehicle Code violation citations. “We issue... — Updated 12/6/2023

Trustee cherishes all town has to offer

One might think that Alexis Braden enjoyed her first white Christmas in Hinsdale after moving her 10 years ago from California. But that's not the case. Although she spent most of... — Updated 12/6/2023

Unfrozen snow doesn't dampen spirits for Christmas Walk

The Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce's 57th annual Christmas Walk was held Friday night, and in spite of the unfrozen snow, crowds gathered to greet Santa and stroll around the central... — Updated 12/6/2023

Once upon a time

Places from the past - Hinsdale's building services supervisor, Jim Piontkowski, a Hinsdale Central graduate, moved to Hinsdale in 1971 and spent many years here in his youth.... — Updated 12/6/2023

World War II impacted the homefront

Today, Dec. 7, is Pearl Harbor Day, "a date which will live in infamy" as President Franklin D. Roosevelt famously pronounced in a Dec. 8 address to Congress asking that a state of... — Updated 12/6/2023

Good news

Central lists state SCHOLARS More than 200 students from Hinsdale Central High School were named 2024 Illinois State Scholars by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission. They were selected for this honor based on their SAT... — Updated 12/6/2023

Ornament celebrates village's anniversary

In conjunction with the village’s 150th anniversary, a limited edition commemorative ornament is available, featuring the Memorial Building and the 150th anniversary logo on the back. Ornaments are for sale for $38 from the... — Updated 12/6/2023

Christmas carousel

In spite of some sprinkles, the Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce Christmas Walk was well attended Friday night. Santa arrived on top of Hinsdale's ladder truck and later visited with... — Updated 12/7/2023

Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports Dec. 5. Arrests on warrants • Kendrea S. Henderson, 26, 6140 S. Drexel Ave., Chicago, was arrested on an active arrest warrant out of McLean County after she was stopped for... — Updated 12/6/2023

Artist finds inspiration in her own backyard

When Teri Zeidel and her husband moved to Hinsdale from Canada, she said she thought it would be a fun place to live for a few years. Twenty-three years later, Zeidel said it's... — Updated 12/6/2023


How can meditation ease stress? A calm lake is able to mirror its surroundings in serene tribute. But toss in some pebbles, and the scene is suddenly roiled by the ripples.... — Updated 12/6/2023

Kevin Joseph Schranz

Kevin Joseph Schranz, 26, of Clarendon Hills passed away peacefully Nov. 28, 2023, with his family at his side. Kevin was a ray of sunshine, a twinkle in the night sky. He touched... — Updated 12/6/2023

Jim Lail

Jim Lail, 60, of Clarendon Hills, passed away unexpectedly Nov. 27, 2023. Jim was born in Harvey in 1962 to James and Donna Lail. He grew up with his younger sister, Jodi, in... — Updated 12/6/2023

Francis Dean Gardner

Francis Dean Gardner, 89, of Clarendon Hills, formerly of Hinsdale, passed away Nov. 27, 2023. He was born in Colome, S.D., in 1934. He is survived by his daughters, Mary (Al) Lotfi and Ann Marie (Alfred) Allen; his... — Updated 12/6/2023

Practice fire safety to help 'Keep the Wreath Red"

How wonderful it is on a snowy December night to pull into the drive and see Christmas tree lights twinkling in the front window. But leaving those lights on while you’re not home is a safety hazard that can lead to a fire. And... — Updated 12/6/2023

Season of waiting has lessons to teach us all

Waiting is difficult - and we don't get much practice doing it any more. We used to have to wait for our favorite show to be on TV, for the weatherman to tell us the high for the... — Updated 12/6/2023

Do they know it's Christmas?

There's a quote from one of my favorite TV shows, "One Tree Hill," that has stuck with me from the moment I first heard it: "Six billion people in the world. Six billion souls. And... — Updated 12/6/2023

A chapter ends at The Courtyard

Thirty-two years ago, Nancy Keenan, Sheila Botti and Kathy Ryan agreed to open a resale shop to benefit Wellness House at the request of Keenan's neighbor, Suzy Stout. Sisters... — Updated 12/7/2023

Pet pic of the week

Ginger and Cleo are a pair of senior sisters looking for a home. They get along with other cats of all ages, but they are very special to each other and must go home together.... — Updated 12/6/2023

Holiday happenings

n Santa’s Mailbox Through Dec. 8 (630) 789-7090 Children of Hinsdale residents may write a letter to Santa, drop it in the mailbox at village hall, 19 E. Chicago Ave., and receive a personal letter... — Updated 12/6/2023

Spirit of giving

n Coat/clothing drive Through Dec. 8 Hinsdale Central High School 5500 S. Grant St. The Red Devil Service Club is hosting a coat and clothing drive to benefit Cradles to Crayons. Winter coats and gear for children are needed... — Updated 12/6/2023

Student athlete profile - Grady Hyland

Grady Hyland Clarendon Hills When did you first start bowling? I've played in the past, just recreationally, for fun. This is the first year that I actually got on the team and... — Updated 12/6/2023

Instant replay

Hinsdale Central senior Greta Dani keeps her eyes on the basket as she positions for a shot during a home game Nov, 28 against conference rival Glenbard West. The Devils... — Updated 12/6/2023

Sports results

Basketball, boys Dec. 5 @ Downers North V loses 47-56 Dec. 2 @ Wheaton Academy V wins 65-60 Bruzelis, 11 points, 12 rebounds, assist, 3 steals Daniel Orozco, 11 points, 2 rebounds, assist Blienko, 10 points, 3 rebounds, assist,... — Updated 12/6/2023

Fast breaks, flips mark the season

The 2023-24 Hinsdale Central winter sports season preview series concludes with a look at boys and girls basketball and girls gymnastics. Boys cagers and the gymnasts are counting... — Updated 12/6/2023

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