Stolen cars enter the village, flee police

Hinsdale police discovered four stolen vehicles in the village last week, chasing them to the La Grange village boundary, according to Hinsdale Police Chief Brian King. At 4:48 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, Hinsdale patrol officers... — Updated 10/5/2022

Caucus aims to engage candidates, voters

Residents are hoping to breathe new life into a longstanding community organization for recruiting and evaluating Hinsdale High School District 86 Board candidates as voters prepare to go to the polls next spring. Caucus 86, made... — Updated 10/5/2022

HCS, village accept terms on move

The village of Hinsdale and HCS Family Services have finalized an agreement to relocate the agency and its food pantry to the former Hinsdale Humane Society pet shelter at 22 E. Elm St. At Tuesday’s village board meeting,... — Updated 10/5/2022

Number of new COVID cases down this week

The DuPage County Health Department reported six new cases of COVID-19 in Hinsdale over the past week, bringing the total number of cases in the DuPage County portion of Hinsdale to 4,205, up from 4,199 last week. The Cook County... — Updated 10/5/2022

Nov. 8 election just around the corner

Hinsdale voters will elect officials and weigh in on a proposed amendment to the state constitution and various referendums when they head to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 8. Of course, they don’t need to wait until Nov. 8 to vote... — Updated 10/5/2022

Panelists to discuss SAFE-T Act next week

Crime and Public Safety in DuPage, a panel discussion and Q&A focused on keeping families and communities safe, will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, at Ruth Lake Country Club, 6200 S. Madison St. Hinsdale Police... — Updated 10/5/2022

Monroe PTO holds annual bike rodeo

The Monroe School PTO, with help from the Hinsdale Police Department, held one of its annual bike rodeos Sept. 6. Staff members from King Keyser were on hand to make minor... — Updated 10/5/2022

This week's cover

A small bounce for kid kind - Colin Grieve takes off down the inflatable slide set up in Robbins Park as part of Madison School's Dash & Bash Sept. 25. The winners of the 12th... — Updated 10/6/2022

Once upon a time

Got milk? - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," is of Natoma, a farm north of Ogden. "George Robbins named his north side farm 'Natoma,' an Indian... — Updated 10/5/2022

Run, food and fun at Dash & Bash

After the Madison School Dash & Bash 3K race, families enjoyed almost a day's worth of activities. With food trucks, a DJ, inflatables and other games, the event provided... — Updated 10/5/2022

Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports Oct. 14. Catalytic converter stolen A catalytic converter was stolen from a car parked in the lot at Kensington School, 540 W. Ogden Ave., at 2:07 p.m. Sept. 30. A white male... — Updated 10/5/2022

Standout athlete shows leadership on, off the field

Two years ago, Hinsdale's Zach Hayes and his Nazareth Academy classmates were enduring the disruptive distancing wrought by the pandemic. A Student Council member, Hayes and his... — Updated 10/5/2022


What does it take to be an emergency nurse? Nicole Schiever, nurse director of AdventHealth Hinsdale's emergency department, summed up the typical state of her work environment in... — Updated 10/5/2022

John Leonard Brennan

John Leonard Brennan, 60, of Tierra Verde, Fla., and Burr Ridge, passed away unexpectedly Oct. 3, 2022. John was born in 1962, in Elmhurst to Edward and Lois Brennan of Burr Ridge.... — Updated 10/5/2022

Carol Faye Prather

Carol Faye Prather, neé Leatzow, a former 64-year resident of Hinsdale, died in her sleep Sept. 20, 2022, in the hospice facility at Oak Trace Health Center in Downers Grove.... — Updated 10/5/2022

Eleanor Patterson

Eleanor Kyker Patterson, 94, a former 50-year Hinsdale resident, passed away Oct. 2, 2022. Born Eleanor Sharp Kyker in Sevierville, Tenn., she graduated from the University of... — Updated 10/5/2022

Hart, Galassi are the right choices for DuPage County

On Nov. 8, our community can choose to usher in reasonable, commonsense, high-energy leaders with policy ideas that will positively impact DuPage County for years to come. DuPage County has the opportunity to elect two such... — Updated 10/5/2022

Support just1mike foundation and help save teens' lives

October is Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness month and Michael Brindley’s birthday month. Michael, a Hinsdale Central student, tragically died of SCA in 2016 at the age of 16. Michael loved all sports and wanted to pursue a... — Updated 10/5/2022

Parent of grads supports 'opting out' of sex ed lessons

I am the proud father of four Hinsdale Central High School graduates, two being Student Council presidents and all four deeply involved in HCHS activities. Recently I learned parents of Hinsdale Central High School students can... — Updated 10/5/2022

Caucuses need help now for spring election

Community is important to Hinsdaleans. We see it in the way they volunteer at schools and other organizations, the financial contributions they make to philanthropic agencies and the support they offer to friends and neighbors in... — Updated 10/5/2022

Honoring 'secret anniversaries' of the heart

While reading Sarah Ban Breathnach’s best-seller “Simple Abundance” years ago, I first encountered the term “secret anniversaries of the heart,” a line from Henry... — Updated 10/5/2022

Nest feeling a little too empty

I have always encouraged my daughters to be independent, strong-willed women. Life is too short to ignore your dreams and squander all that this world has to offer. "Spread your... — Updated 10/5/2022

Pet pic of the week

Princess Ash is a stunning 4-year-old shar-pei mix. She is very sweet with a great temperament and is adoptable to families with children as young as 5 years of age. She has been... — Updated 10/5/2022

Petoberfest kicks off

The Hinsdale Humane Society invites the community to carve out a little time this fall to aid homeless animals. Roving Petoberfest is a series of fun events planned by the... — Updated 10/5/2022


FALLAPALOOZA n Take-Home Kit: My Silly Skeleton Oct. 7 Hinsdale Public Library 20 E. Maple St. (630) 986-1976 Create a skeleton out of paper. Learn about bones while looping paper to create... — Updated 10/5/2022

Two siblings, two state tournaments

If it weren’t for Eric Riegger, the Hinsdale Central boys and girls varsity golf teams each would be short one player this season. Emil, a senior, and Lilly, a freshman, both... — Updated 10/5/2022

Student athletic profile

Sophia Kim senior Hinsdale When did you first start playing tennis? When I was about 8 years old. I initially tried a lot of sports when I was younger. I did soccer, volleyball,... — Updated 10/5/2022

Headed to state

The Hinsdale Central boys and girls golf teams and Nazareth Academy girls golfer Caroline Kelly of Hinsdale will compete in their respective IHSA state final tournaments Friday and Saturday, Oct. 7-8. Representing Red Devil... — Updated 10/5/2022

Instant replay

Hinsdale Central's doubles partners Bridget Novatney (foreground) and Nicole Hu team up during the Red Devils' home competition against Stevenson. The... — Updated 10/5/2022

Hinsdale Falcons

9U SILVER TAKES ON PANTHERS The Falcons arrived in Oswego Saturday very determined. The defense started fast, forcing the Panthers to punt. Teddy Ouimette was even faster, taking the punt 55 yards for an early touchdown. The... — Updated 10/5/2022

Sports results

Cross country, boys Oct. 1 @ Terre Haute Invite V places 8th with 268 points Watcke, 4th 14:58 Bandukwala, 14th, 15:16 Skora, 31st, 15:37 Lowe, 106th, 16:31 Smak, 113th, 16:38 Golf, boys Oct. 3 @ IHSA sectional V places 1st (tie)... — Updated 10/5/2022

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