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 By Pamela Lannom    Opinion 

And the winner is ... The Hinsdalean

Just before we sat down to watch the Illinois Press Association’s annual editorial awards lunch last Thursday, I asked Jim Slonoff a question. “Is there any chance we won the sw... — Updated 9/23/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    Sports 

Red Devil athletes are back in action

Sports are back! That's the good news for Red Devil Nation. But the fall season, during which only six teams are competing, is presenting some unique challenges for everyone from... — Updated 9/23/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News 

The Hinsdalean wins top honors at IPA

The Hinsdalean was crowned the No. 1 midsize nondaily newspaper in the state for editorial and advertising content last week by the Illinois Press Association. The Hinsdalean... — Updated 9/23/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News 

Four in D181 test positive for COVID-19

Four students in Community Consolidated District 181 have tested positive for COVID-19 since in-person classes resumed Sept. 8. A student at Hinsdale Middle School was listed as... — Updated 9/23/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    Pulse

Event designed to spark interest in Zook

When's the last time you've been out to see the Zook Home and Studio at KLM? Members of the Hinsdale Historical Society would like to invite you for a visit. The society is hosting... — Updated 9/17/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    Sports

Student athlete profile

Name: Yasmina Eshac Year: senior Hometown: Hinsdale When did you start playing tennis? I had just moved from Egypt and I didn't know what sport to start playing, so I started... — Updated 9/17/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    Opinion

Get to know our new contributing columnists

When we announced this summer that we were looking for new contributing columnists, we didn't expect to have the largest applicant pool we've seen in years. (Perhaps being stuck at... — Updated 9/16/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Ryan revises its senior living proposal

As the Hinsdale Plan Commission unanimously rejected one development proposed for a portion of the IBLP property on Ogden Avenue, the Hinsdale Village Board is poised to send them... — Updated 9/16/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Project deemed too dense for village

The proposed Heather Highlands residential project has received low marks from both Hinsdale plan commissioners and residents of the Fullersburg community near the 37-acre site nort... — Updated 9/16/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Central, South set to re-open next month

Some students will be back in the buildings at Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South high schools this month, with in-person classes set to resume until Oct. 5. Even then, only 25... — Updated 9/16/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    Sports

Runners, swimmers are back in action

The six Hinsdale Central team that are competing in the fall season have all faced their first opponents and are hoping to stay healthy - and motivated - throughout the season. This... — Updated 9/9/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    Opinion

Stellar ribs perfect end to unofficial summer

Dan and I love to grill. We don't use a traditional charcoal grill (takes too long) or a Green Egg (too pricey) or one of those Weber wood pellet grills (too new). We have your... — Updated 9/9/2020

 

Ask an expert - MICHAEL WILLIAMS, PSYCHOLOGIST

How is COVID-19 affecting how people grieve? COVID-19 has left many on the cancer journey feeling alone and isolated, said Michael Williams, a Wellness House psychologist. Patients... — Updated 9/9/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Overdose spike prompts doc to speak out

Their deaths often are not recorded in the daily statistics tracking COVID-19 fatalities and often don't make the evening news. But the grief is just as profound for families of the... — Updated 9/9/2020

 

Dist. 181 students, staff return to school

Kristin McDaniel was happy to see her seventh-grade son Brady head back to class Tuesday at Hinsdale Middle School. "I know that he, in order to be successful, really needed to... — Updated 9/9/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Sanders family takes trip of a lifetime

The Sanders family has done a fair amount of traveling, with annual visits to Jean's dad in Puerto Rico and Scott's family in Florida and a number of road trips. But they had never... — Updated 9/2/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    Pulse

Cocktail hour makes COVID more bearable

We made it to the first week of May. We learned of the coronavirus in February, the world shut down in March and we worked diligently, day in, day out, week after week. Until Cinco... — Updated 9/2/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    Opinion

British classic, YouTube parodies top distractions

In the early days of the pandemic, I turned to Dan Brown. I mean, if the fate of the world rests on Robert Langdon's ability to decipher the next location where a killer will... — Updated 9/2/2020

 

New hospital chief learned meaning of service from dad

Adam Maycock said the decisions his parents made about raising children have shaped his life in more ways than one. His mom stayed home for years with him and his two siblings,... — Updated 9/2/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    Sports

Summer - finally - means softball

Eccles Field in Prospect Park isn't where Hinsdale Central senior Lainey Harvey expected to be playing softball this summer. And she wasn't even really playing - she was running... — Updated 8/26/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    Opinion

Bidding farewell to yet another Revue friend

I first met Ly Hotchkin some 30 years ago. If I remember correctly, I had just become managing editor of The Doings when I was sent to The Community House to meet her. Ly wanted... — Updated 8/26/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Private school students are back in class

As some public school students wait to start classes and others are participating in remote learning, many students at private schools are back in class every day. Zion Lutheran... — Updated 8/26/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

D181 schools finalize plans to re-open

verything they can to make sure when students arrive for the first day of school Sept. 8 that they and staff members are safe. That was the message Superintendent Hector Garcia and other administrators gave Community Consolidated E... — Updated 8/26/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Residents key to stopping crime in town

Hinsdale Police Chief Brian King had a straightforward message for residents during a virtual crime forum Monday night. Police are working diligently to prevent thieves from stealing cars and finding and arresting those who do.... — Updated 8/21/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    Opinion

DIY podcast (sort of) helps me survive hiatus

I've been a little obsessed with Brené Brown's "Unlocking Us" podcast since I first was introduced to her in February by Tim Ferris on his eponymous podcast (notice a theme... — Updated 8/19/2020

 

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