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Why is pelvic floor health important? In the early months of 2020, physical therapist Khushboo Joshi was busy tweaking a telehealth version of her new private practice as a means... — Updated 7/1/2020


Virtual version of Walk for Wellness

For more than two decades, people have gathered one spring morning each year to stroll together through the streets of Hinsdale in support of Wellness House. Known as the Walk for... — Updated 6/25/2020


Hinsdale teen turns love of fashion into business venture

New Hinsdale Central High School graduate Vivian Eck wants to turn her love of fashion into a career, and she's not waiting until after college to get started. "I realized I didn't... — Updated 6/24/2020



Since recently selling her Hinsdale home of eight years, real estate agent Anna Fiascone has some advice for other professionals in her field. Sell your own home. "It reminds you... — Updated 6/19/2020


Trinity offers first outdoor worship

Since the COVID-19 shutdown began in March, church service has looked different, yet quite familiar, to Dina Zeilstra and her family. Members of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Hinsd... — Updated 6/10/2020


Hinsdale man takes deep dive in volunteer post

Growing up in South Carolina, Brian Kenney loved visiting the ocean and admiring its creatures. And while Chicago doesn't offer much of an ocean view, Kenney has found a way to... — Updated 6/10/2020


Pediatric dentist cautiously reopens practice

Mira Albert's pediatric dental practice was preparing to close its doors even before the world shut down due to COVID-19. "By March 15 I realized we just needed to not be seeing pat... — Updated 6/10/2020


Unexpected final chapter to teacher's career

Donna Vorreyer never wanted to be anything but a teacher. "I was one of those kids who loved school," she said. "There was never a doubt in my mind that this is what I wanted to... — Updated 5/27/2020


Ask an expert - business profile - Koshgarian Rug Cleaners

As the rain continued to fall Sunday night, Jordan Koshgarian's phone continued to ring. Peoples' homes had water where it didn't belong, and they knew to turn to the century-old... — Updated 5/20/2020


Program strengthens Hinsdale student's commitment to service

Volunteer work has always been part of Dot McCarthy's life. From preparing breakfast for guests at the PADS homeless shelter to raking leaves for senior neighbors, McCarthy said... — Updated 5/13/2020


Ask an expert - business profile - Vern Goers Greenhouse

For more than 50 years Hinsdaleans have turned to the experts at Vern Goers Greenhouse for their gardening needs. And while things are a bit different this time around, owner Phil... — Updated 5/6/2020


Ask an expert - business profile - The Fruit Store

While businesses everywhere scramble to reinvent themselves in light of the COVID-19 lockdown, John Yurchak said it's pretty much business as usual at The Fruit Store in Hinsdale -... — Updated 4/29/2020


Ask an expert - business profile - King Keyser

Just a few months ago, cycling was a way for Rick Johnson, co-owner of King Keyser in Hinsdale, to get outdoors and stay in shape. Now, it's become his business. Cycling and bike... — Updated 4/22/2020


Desire to help others blossoms in Hinsdale gardener

For Carol Burck, spring cleaning doesn't just mean washing windows and cleaning out closets. As a master gardener, the promise of warmer weather takes her outdoors. Burck has spent... — Updated 4/15/2020



What is the goal of the American Nutrition Association? A healthy diet isn't one-size-fits-all. That's something that Michael Stroka learned the hard way. Despite eating what he... — Updated 4/14/2020


Author, consultant is grateful for her hometown

A single sentence changed Colleen Bordeaux's view of the world and her own future. The lifelong Hinsdalean was a student at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign when she... — Updated 4/1/2020


Bored? Check out these options for fun

These days, it's all about social distancing. Thanks to the internet, the great outdoors and some super creative people, Hinsdaleans can find lots of fun things to do while also... — Updated 3/25/2020


Ask an expert - agent profile - Larysa Domino, broker, @ Properties

Larysa Domino's career as a real estate broker is a convergence of all the things she loves - people, her community, her family and finance. "It's been a great fit for me," said... — Updated 3/25/2020


Central junior plays role in education across the state

Faith Drescher had only been in school a couple of years when she decided that's where she wanted to be for the rest of her life. Since second grade, Drescher has known that her... — Updated 3/18/2020


Staffer devotes four decades to village

When Jim Piontowski started his new job with the village of Hinsdale, Jimmy Carter was president. Sports fans were discovering a new source of sports information called ESPN, and... — Updated 3/4/2020


Teen pirouttes to face new opportunities

When Elliana Teuscher auditioned for a summer intensive with the Joffrey Ballet two years ago, she knew the experience could change her life. She had no idea to what extent. In... — Updated 2/26/2020


Community Revue back with 'Hinsdopoly'

Even if you're not in the cast, you might see yourself on stage at this year's Community Revue. Hinsdale's spoof on itself returns Feb. 28-29 and March 6-7 to once again poke fun... — Updated 2/19/2020


Ask an expert - Gabrielle Tufano, art instructor

Gabrielle Tufano loved painting and drawing, but as a college student, her hobby didn't have a place on her intended career path. Teaching art certainly never crossed the science ma... — Updated 2/12/2020


Teen's lifelong curiosity leads to earth-friendly discovery

Herbert Wang said his love of science is something his father began fostering when he was just a child. Rather than quiz his son on the periodic table or test his knowledge of mathe... — Updated 2/5/2020


Ask an expert - Business profile - Kaehler Luggage

Locks on steamer trunks don't last forever. That simple fact was the start of a family business that's been around for 100 years. Kaehler Luggage got its start when Walter Gustav... — Updated 1/29/2020


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