Police investigating attempted armed robbery

Hinsdale police are investigating an attempted armed robbery that occurred at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at Shiny Nails, 5823 S. Madison St. The preliminary investigation indicates that a Hispanic male entered the business, brandished a hand gun...

Residents, dealership at odds over fence

The new Bill Jacobs Jaguar and Land Rover dealership on Ogden Avenue is ready to open for business next month, but residential neighbors oppose the village issuing a certificate of occupancy until a permanent concrete barrier fence is in place. At...

D181, teachers sign new four-year deal

Teachers in Community Consolidated Elementary District 181 have a new four-year contract that raises salaries an average of 2.55 percent over the four years. The District 181 Board approved the contract unanimously Monday night, with the...

This week's cover

The magic of the season - Emma Doolin (left) shares her own story with Jessica Mattes and her daughters, Lexie and Kate, before Saturday's Nutcracker story time at the Hinsdale Public Library....

Pool revenue rises while expenses sink

Hinsdale Community Pool visitors next season may be greeted with an earlier open swim time but reduced back-to-school hours. Those were a couple of the potential changes discussed during the Nov. 12...

Celebrating differences at Elm School

Fourth-graders at Elm School rotated through seven stations Nov. 14 where they experienced what it's like for another person to live with learning challenges, autism or visual/hearing/motor...

Good news

FELICE ANNIVERSARIO TO MUCCI di firenze Owners Maher Rahman and Diana Mucci Rahman are celebrating Mucci di Firenze’s one year anniversary this month. After 25 years in Italy, the family opened their first U.S. boutique in Hinsdale last holiday...

Next week

Community Consolidated Elementary District 181 Among other business Monday, board members: • had a preliminary discussion about the estimated 2019 property tax levy of $64.4 million, an increase of almost 3 percent over the 2018 levy. Although...

Advice to caregivers: care for yourself

Caregiving requires individuals to employ a number of skills in a variety of roles - and to do so with a great degree of flexibility. "In many ways caregiving requires that you become ready for...

Once upon a time

Picture perfect - Henrietta Slade (on the porch), John Slade and Courtney Freeman posed for this picture around 1900 in front of their home. Do you have a Hinsdale photo that is at least 25 years...

Teen dreams of better life for Ugandans

During the summer of 2016, Molly Schnieders and her dad, Rob, set off to serve with Fields of Dreams Uganda, helping at-risk children through soccer and education. To put it mildly, the journey...

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Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports Nov. 19. DUI arrest Jessica Lee Salas, 38, 2198 Alta Vista Drive, New Lenox, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, improper lane use and driving on the wrong side of the road at...

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Ask an expert - Eric Owens, co-founder

How does Delos therapy relieve muscle pain? Muscle stiffness doesn't show up on conventional medical imaging, but the discomfort that it causes for millions of Americans is quite real, and relief...

Slow down D86 science curriculum change

Concerned taxpayers are circulating a petition to “Slow Down” the plan for substantial cuts and other changes to our highly successful science curricula at Hinsdale South and Hinsdale Central. Otherwise, these changes will be imposed in fall...

For love's sake, don't look away

One year and one day ago, a 93-year-old woman ran down my wife, Susan, on the sidewalk on First Street, shattering her, shoulders to knees. Sue and I were out for our daily walk. Those were our times...

Hinsdale story part of 'fake news' coverage

Remember the “Hinsdale School News” some folks in town received right before the April 2 election? The eight-page publication — printed on newsprint to look like a local newspaper — was...

Mazzochi vote against lower insulin prices

Both legislative houses of Illinois voted overwhelmingly this past week to cap what diabetics pays for insulin to $100 a month. Majorities of both Democrats and Republicans voted yes, yet Rep. Deanne Mazzochi (IL-47) refused to support the bill....

Hinsdale's spirit of giving is worth gobbling about

With one week until Thanksgiving, Hinsdaleans are stocking up for a holiday feast while also taking stock of the many reasons to be grateful over the course this year. We are thankful to have a front row seat to multitude of ways Hinsdaleans share...

The inclusive world of Oz

The yellow brick road is passing through Western Springs this month, and a number of Hinsdale residents are following it to make their stage dreams come true. The Actors with Special Needs theater...

Spirit of giving

Thanksgiving Meal Drive Through Nov. 25 HCS Family Services https://www.hcsfamilyservices.org/2019/11/thanksgiving-meal-box/ A $25 donation will provide the following items for a local family in need: a 12- to 14-pound turkey, stuffing mix,...

Pet pic of the week

Felicia is as adorable as they come. At 4 months old, she is a perfect age to start her life with a forever family of her own and approved for adoption into families with children of any age. She is...

Holiday happenings

Illumination: Tree Lights Nov. 23-Jan. 5 Morton Arboretum 4100 Route 53, Lisle (630) 725-2066 https://www.mortonarb.org This one-of-a-kind event will awe and delight visitors, with returning favorites and all-new experiences. Illumination will...

Headed to state

Members of the Hinsdale Central girls swimming and diving team will compete at the IHSA state finals Friday and Saturday, Nov. 22-23, at New Trier High School in Winnetka. Representing the Red Devils in individual events will be senior Anna...

Sports shorts

ATHLETES COMMIT TO PLAY IN COLLEGE Several student-athletes from Hinsdale were recognized at public and private schools last week for committing to compete at the college level. Hinsdale Central Sarah Badawi, Marquette University, tennis Cullen...

Devils ready for competition to heat up

November marks the beginning of the winter sports season for most teams at Hinsdale Central High School. Among the first to face competition are the boys and girls bowling teams and the girls...

Results

Bowling, boys Nov. 19 vs. Glenbard North V loses 2,408-2,645 Nov. 13 @ Naperville Central V loses 2,326-2,600 Nov. 12 @ Plainfield Central V loses 2,448-2,850 Hockey Nov. 17 @ Providence V loses 4-5 Johnson, goal, assist Laskowski, goal, assist...

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