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Articles from the January 9, 2020 edition

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 By Pamela Lannom    News

More than 250 new laws, fees in Illinois

Jan. 1 marks the start of a new year — and the enactment of a number of new laws and fees for Illinois residents. Most are aware of the law making recreational marijuana legal, but it’s just one of more than 250 that went into... — Updated 1/14/2020


New year, new opportunity for D86 to listen

Tonight, for the first time in almost a month, the Hinsdale High School District 86 Board will meet. A lot has happened since Dec. 12. Students and staff enjoyed winter break. A new year, and a decade, started at midnight Dec. 31.... — Updated 1/10/2020


This week's cover

Hinsdale Central Coach Mike Wiggins talks to students as the Friday session of his 5 Star Winter Soccer Camp opens. The winter camp, which now meets at Hinsdale Central, has been... — Updated 1/9/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    Sports

Student athlete profile

Name: Caroline Kloblach Year: senior Hometown: Hinsdale When was your first gymnastics class? I started doing gymnastics when I was 2 years old, but I only started high school last... — Updated 1/8/2020



Basketball, boys Jan. 4 vs. Willowbrook V wins 67-39 Basketball, girls Jan. 7 vs. Wheaton North V loses 31-52 Monyek, 14 points Cernugel, 8 points Butler, 6 points Sarros, 2 points Howe, point Bowling, girls Jan. 7 vs. Leyden V... — Updated 1/8/2020


Pet pic of the week

Hank is a super handsome, Basset Hound mix with lots of goofiness and love to give to his family. He weighs 46 pounds, is 3 years old and is best suited to a family with children... — Updated 1/8/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    Pulse

Hinsdale cooks share recipes from 2019

Less than two weeks into the new year, cooks already can find enough recipes online to take them through 2020 - and beyond! Before plunging into the "741 best dinner recipes" or... — Updated 1/8/2020


Ask an expert - Michael Gershbein, organization guru

How can apps help people start 2020 off right? It's that special time in a year's infancy when people realize the new is lot like the old, and those best-laid resolutions are gettin... — Updated 1/8/2020


William Brooks Keenan

William Brooks Keenan, Jr., 81, of Oak Brook died Jan. 2, 2020. He was a proud graduate of Fenwick High School in 1956 and Xavier University in 1960. Bill was President of Keenan... — Updated 1/8/2020


Ellen Pusser Carmignani

Ellen Pusser Carmignani, 78, formerly of Hinsdale, passed away Jan. 4, 2020, surrounded by family. Ellen was born to Henry and Margie Pusser in 1941 in Chesterfield, S.C. After grad... — Updated 1/8/2020


Matthew Fitzpatrick Beuke

Matthew Fitzpatrick Beuke, 30, of Hinsdale passed away Jan. 5, 2020, surrounded at home by his loving family and friends who supported him through his long and courageous journey... — Updated 1/8/2020


Elaine M. Basile

Elaine M. Basile, 88, passed away Jan. 2, 2020, at St. Patrick's Residence in Naperville. She was born in 1931 in Naperville and was a retired registered nurse. She was preceded in... — Updated 1/8/2020


Anna Martch an asset to business owners, village

The village of Hinsdale is fortunate of have Anna Martch as one of its employees. As the economic development and communication specialist, she adds tremendous value to the success of our business community. As a business owner, I... — Updated 1/8/2020

 By Amy McCauley    Opinion

The joy of a little creative clutter

Each January after the holidays are over, there seems to be a renewed obligation or duty to reorganize. Everywhere you look there are articles, books and news stories that promise... — Updated 1/8/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    Opinion

'Acceptance' will be my guiding word for 2020

Every January for the past few years, Chicago Tribune columnist Mary Schmich has chosen an annual "guiding word" and encouraged readers to do the same. I heard about this for the... — Updated 1/8/2020


Eagle project continues teen's fight against local hunger

Becoming an Eagle Scout was never really part of Jack Otten's plan. "I never gave it much thought," Otten said. "I was just enjoying being a Scout." But as he approached his final... — Updated 1/8/2020


Police beat

The following reports were distributed by Hinsdale police Dec. 30 and Jan. 7. Arrest for hitting nurse Emily J. Daniels, 21, 812 S. Garfield Ave., Hinsdale, was arrested on a felony charge for aggravated battery Dec. 24 after... — Updated 1/8/2020


Meeting roundup

Hinsdale Village Board Among other business Tuesday, trustees: • approved the submission of a Park and Recreation Facility Construction Program (PARC) grant application to receive up to $2.5 million for renovations to the Lodge... — Updated 1/8/2020


Trial in Urban murder case to begin Tuesday

The jury trial for the man accused of murdering Andrea Urban in her Hinsdale home is scheduled to start Tuesday. Dominic Sanders, 30, of 819 White Oak Lane, University Park, is charged with first degree murder for killing Urban, a... — Updated 1/8/2020


Town hall on 5G is Wednesday

Learn more about 5G, how 5G will affect the community and how to take action at a town hall meeting set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, at The Community House, 415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale. Hinsdale Village Board and DuPage County... — Updated 1/8/2020


Weekly agenda

Community Consolidated Elementary Dist. 181 Board 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13 District office, 115 W. 55th St., Clarendon Hills On the draft agenda: special education spotlight, STEAM iLab update, math ELA placement with math... — Updated 1/8/2020


Nonprofit leaders share thoughts on '19

At the start of each new year, The Hinsdalean asks the leaders of nonprofit agencies in town to share a recap of the previous year and offer their hope for the next 12 months. This is the second installment of the series. HCS... — Updated 1/8/2020


Once upon a time

Postcards from the past - It was a lot easier to get mail around the country in 1938. This card was simply addressed to Miss Alice Garner, Blue River, Wisconsin. The card was... — Updated 1/8/2020


Hinsdale firefighters evacuate residents, extinguish fire

Hinsdale firefighters responded to a call for a house fire at 427 Justina St. at about 11:05 a.m. Wednesday. When they arrived they discovered flames coming from the attached... — Updated 1/8/2020

 By Ken Knutson    News

Senior living may replace IBLP building

A nearly 17-acre parcel in Hinsdale’s northwest corner would become home to a 330,000-square-foot, 262-unit senior living complex under a developer’s proposal. At Tuesday’s Hinsdale Village Board meeting, trustees heard the... — Updated 1/8/2020


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