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Articles from the January 23, 2020 edition

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Making music - Liam Blank, along with his mom and dad, Meredith and William, spent some time singing and playing instruments at the Zion Preschool Early Childhood Education Center's pancake breakfast...

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News    January 23, 2020

Grant provides $400,000 for pool work

The village has received a $400,000 grant to help pay for renovations at the Hinsdale Community Pool. Staff learned Friday that the Illinois Department of Natural Resources had selected the village to receive a 2020 Open Space Land Acquisition and...

 

Kids are in the zone at winter break basketball camp

Ellie Brankin of Hinsdale works on her dribbling while Graham Pruitt of Hinsdale puts up a shot during the Winter Break Basketball Camp at The Community late last month. Abraham Auyeung of Hinsdale...

 

Once upon a time

Postcards from the past - The street scene on the postcard of Washington Street looking north from First Street was taken around 1935. The postcard was mailed on Aug. 7, 1940, at 3:30 p.m. from...

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News    January 23, 2020

Security at a new level in District 86

The second-floor room at Hinsdale Central High School looks like other administrative offices, with desks and computers and a Keurig machine. But the command center has one unique feature - two...

 

Weekly agenda

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23 Hinsdale Central High School, 55th and Grant streets On the agenda: PCB curriculum work, executive search for assistant superintendent, approve summer school 2020 proposed program and...

 

Video shows murder suspect deny killing

Hinsdale detective Thomas Krefft and murder suspect Dominic Sanders spent about six hours together May 25, 2017, in an interrogation room at the Burr Ridge Police Department. Over that time — which started at about 3:30 a.m. — Krefft picked at...

 
 By Ken Knutson    News    January 23, 2020

Red Devils march through City of Love

All due respect to Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck, the Hinsdale Central marching band made its own version of a Roman holiday to welcome 2020. The band traveled to Italy last month to perform at the...

 

Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports Jan. 14 and 21. DUI arrests • Andriy Bindas, 52, 450 Bedford Lane, Volo, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and illegal transportation of alcohol at 4:31 p.m. Jan. 14 in the...

 

Laughman is no stranger to being new in town

Newcomer is a title that Heather Laughman has held more than once. And no matter how many times she finds herself as a resident of an unfamiliar new town, it's always a challenge to make it feel like...

 

Happy 25th, Community Memorial Foundation

In 1995 La Grange Memorial Hospital was sold and part of the proceeds were used to create Community Memorial Foundation. Who could have imagined the work the foundation would do? The foundation, which has issued more than $77 million in grants to...

 

Stories of alternative universes abound

Alternative universes. They were the subject of a recent podcast from This American Life - "Gardens of Branching Paths." I enjoyed hearing the stories of a Jew imagining parallel universes without...

 

Childhood memory comes alive again

It was almost midnight when we settled in by the fire and my friend said to the group, "I want to hear everyone's favorite childhood memory." Groans of protest ensued. "Come on ... a favorite...

 

Operation Christmas Child appreciates town's generosity

I am writing to thank Hinsdale residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season. Because of the generosity of donors in Hinsdale and across the United States, Operation Christmas Child, a project of...

 

Kevin M. Knaul

Kevin M. Knaul, 47, a 15-year Hinsdale resident, passed away unexpectedly Dec. 30, 2019. Kevin always had a smile on his face and positive energy to fill a room. He most enjoyed coaching son Carter...

 

Maureen Anita Petell

Maureen Anita Petell, nee McMahon, 85, a longtime Hinsdale resident, passed away Jan. 16, 2020. Maureen, 85, was born in 1934 in Chicago to James and Mary McMahon and was a retired nurse. She was...

 

Brian A. Przyzycki

Brian A. Przyzycki, 51, of Hinsdale passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 17, 2020. Brian was born in 1968 in Stickney to Theresa and Jerome Przyzycki. He earned a degree in pharmaceutical science from...

 

Restaurant profile - Wild Ginger

Saturday may be the Chinese New Year, but at Hinsdale's Wild Ginger Asian restaurant, owner Lisa Fang is celebrating her establishment's sixth year of serving dishes from China, Thailand, Japan and...

 

Good news

CHAMBER NAMES OFFICERS, Directors Melissa Waters of Hinsdale Furriers was named chairman of the board for 2020 for the Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce, and Bob Smith of Corporate Risk Management will serve as vice chairman. New directors are Andrea...

 

Meditation is the cure for what ails you

"Meditation is, in my mind, the most radical thing a human can do. It's a way to shift our state in the moment to be more relaxed and available. But even more importantly, it's a way to shift who we...

 
 By Karen Keefe    Pulse    January 23, 2020

Life, liberty and the pursuit of libraries

My fourth-grader is studying the American Revolution. Which means our family is constantly being told or quizzed about the American Revolution. ("No, I don't know the date of the Boston Massacre. ......

 

Pet pic of the week

Edward is a sweet kitty with a gorgeous gray coat and stunning gold eyes. He is 3 years old, weighs just under 10 pounds and is approved for adoption to families with children of any age. Edward is...

 
 By Ken Knutson    Sports    January 23, 2020

It's all downhill for these families

Forget sun-drenched, sandy oceanside winter escapes. Head for the higher elevations, where a little windburn is harmless and precipitation is the desired forecast. That's the perfect travel plan for...

 

Student athlete profile

Name: Michael Benington Year: senior Hometown: Hinsdale When did you start swimming competitively and why? I started club swimming in fourth grade. I think it was my mom having me try different sports...

 

Results

Basketball, boys Jan. 18 vs. Wheaton North V wins 59-49 Isaacson, 17 points, 9 rebounds, assist, steal, 2 blocks Sessa, 11 points, 6 rebounds, steal Northey, 10 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, steal St. John, 6 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals...

 

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