American Legion long a part of village

Hinsdale American Legion Post 250, whose members will lead Memorial Day observations in town Monday, May, 29 (see Page 17 for details), has been part of the village since 1919. The... — Updated 5/24/2023

Couple finds house's charm irresistible

Sarah and Jack London weren't planning to move to Hinsdale, even though Sarah (then Swanson) grew up here. "We were going to move somewhere trendy and cool, like California or... — Updated 5/24/2023

Thieves hit Kelsey's in overnight burglary

Hinsdale police are investigating a burglary to Kelsey Resale Boutique, 49 S. Washington St., that occurred at 1:19 a.m. Wednesday, May 24. A group of at least seven offenders... — Updated 5/24/2023

Soccer clinic honors the memory of Julie Heidecke

The 25th annual Julie K. Heidecke tribute soccer clinic was held in March at Hinsdale Central. Hosted by Central's girls soccer players and staff the clinic was free to area... — Updated 5/24/2023

New intervention model showing results

A new model of intervention introduced at Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South last year has helped struggling students. At the May 11 Hinsdale High School District 86 Board meeting, Patrice Payne, director of instructional... — Updated 5/24/2023

Good news

Physicians Named 2023 top docs Five UChicago Medicine AdventHealth physicians have been recognized as Top Cancer Doctors in the Chicago area according to a study conducted by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a healthcare research... — Updated 5/25/2023

Meering roundup

Community Consolidated District 181 Among other business May 15, board members: • listened to a presentation on the tentative 2023-24 budget from Rick Engstrom, assistant superintendent of business and operations, who forecast... — Updated 5/24/2023

Walk for Wellness House

The 2023 Walk for Wellness House May 7 raised $750,000. Runners and walkers gathered in front of the Wellness House on Walnut Street before the start of the race. Jim Folliard... — Updated 5/24/2023

Weekly agenda

Community Consolidated Elementary Dist. 181 Board special meeting 6 p.m. Thursday, May 25 Hinsdale Middle School, 100 S. Garfield Ave. On the agenda: closed session meeting, approval of assistant superintendent of... — Updated 5/24/2023

This week's cover - School's got talent

Students from the Clarendon Hills Middle School had a huge reaction to the group of sumo wrestlers who played musical chairs during the annual talent show. The wrestlers (inset... — Updated 5/25/2023

Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports May 24. DUI arrest Jose Soto, 31, 3102 Armitage Ave., Melrose Park, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol at 11:10 p.m. May 17 after police observed a disabled... — Updated 5/24/2023

Hinsdale author pens guide to relationships

Every relationship begins with a first impression, and without a good one, the chances of developing a successful friendship, business partnership or romance are greatly... — Updated 5/24/2023


What does being a nurse mean to you? Rose Mannina worked one year as a certified nursing assistant at UChicago Medicine AdventHealth Hinsdale Hospital before her first day as... — Updated 5/24/2023

Erna Jean Zoberis

Erna Jean Zoberis, nee Rywniak, 83, of Burr Ridge passed away peacefully on May 14, 2023. She was known for her exquisite eye for detail, unbounded creativity and designs, and... — Updated 5/24/2023

Ann Marie Karstens

Ann Marie Karstens, nee Cronin, 94, of Hinsdale passed away peacefully May 23, 2023. She was born in 1929 in Chicago to Arnold Cronin and Elizabeth Weise. She attended Amundsen High School before graduating from Wright Junior... — Updated 5/24/2023

Joe A. Simpson

Joe A. Simpson, AIA, 81, of Burr Ridge, passed away March 18, 2023, with his son and wife by his side at Northwestern Hospital after a yearlong battle with thyroid cancer. He was... — Updated 5/24/2023

Honoring those lost in effort to keep all free

In Flanders Fields In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky, The larks, still bravely singing, fly, Scarce heard... — Updated 5/24/2023

Best souvenirs often tales worth telling

The question recently overhead in a Hinsdale boutique wasn't meant for me but I could have answered it. "When do you leave for Europe?" I didn't catch the answer because I was on a... — Updated 5/24/2023

Village, American Legion to honor fallen

The village of Hinsdale and Hinsdale American Legion Post 250 will honor those who have served and sacrificed for our country Monday, May 29. The post will start the day with a 7... — Updated 5/24/2023

Hinsdale Library ready for summer fun to begin

Could the month of May be busier than December? With a flurry of end-of-school-year activities and attempting to plan for long summer days, it sure seems possible. Ask a librarian... — Updated 5/24/2023

Pet pic of the week

Gia is a sweet 3.5-year-old pitbull terrier mix currently with a foster family. She is house trained, great with kids and dogs and loves to cuddle. She has been spayed and is up to date on her vaccinations. Her adoption fee is... — Updated 5/24/2023

Top-10 finish for Central girls track

Seniors Elyssa Chandler and Catie McCabe already shared a membership in Hinsdale Central's Class of 2023. After last weekend's IHSA girls track state meet, they have another... — Updated 5/24/2023

Student athlete profile - Grant Davis

Grant Davis Senior Hinsdale When did you first start playing baseball? When I was about 3, 4 years old. I was in T-ball at Robbins Park. What do you enjoy most about the sport? I... — Updated 5/24/2023

Headed to state

The Hinsdale Central boys tennis team and members of the boys track team will compete at their respective IHSA state finals May 25-27. Representing Red Devils boys tennis at the final hosted by Palatine High School are junior... — Updated 5/24/2023

Instant replay

Hinsdale Central's Angie Conley is surrounded by opposing Rockford defenders and then fouled during the Red Devils May 13 match against the visiting side from Michigan. Conley... — Updated 5/24/2023

Sports results

Baseball May 22 @ R-B V loses 4-5 May 18-20 @ Do it Stevie’s Way Tourney vs. Mt. Carmel V wins 3-1 Merlo, RBI, run Davis, run Pavlik, win, 2 strikeouts May 18 vs. St. Laurence V loses 1-4 May 17 @ York V wins 10-0 Lacrosse,... — Updated 5/24/2023

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