The Hinsdalean - Community journalism the way it was meant to be

Articles from the August 29, 2019 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 33



This week's cover

A race to the start - Miles Post, Melissa Macri and her brother, Vince, were off to a fast start on the first day of kindergarten at Madison School. The trio was anxious for afternoon kindergarten to...

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News    August 29, 2019

Central students learn dangers of vaping

Three days after students at Hinsdale Central High School heard a presentation on the dangers of vaping, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported the death of an individual who had recently v...

 

Collegian gets an education in Oxford's hallowed halls

If nothing else, Hinsdale's Peter Marcus' overseas study experience this summer taught him one thing: It's a small world. "I was in Rome and we went to this bar on the Fourth of July. I ran into a...

 

Much to learn on 100-mile hike

I have long dreamed about backpacking the Appalachian Trail and in July, that dream became reality. I've gone on organized hiking trips in the past, but this adventure would be different. No guide or...

 

Pet pic of the week

Calvin is a very handsome, buff tabby with white markings. Calvin, just 4 months old, is approved for adoption to an individual or family with children of any age. He is neutered, up-to-date on his...

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News    August 29, 2019

Food allergies focus of D181 initiative

The Community Consolidated Elementary District 181 Board has continued to bolster its food allergy management plan to keep students safe and staff trained in the event of allergy-related medical emerg...

 

Around the world with No School Studio

Children who attended the summer art camp earlier this month at The Community House studied and created work from artists in Japan and France. The skyline above was painted in the style of Ushio...

 

Once upon a time

Band of brothers - In May of 1934, most likely on Memorial Day, American Legion Post 250 members gathered on the steps of the Memorial Building. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the American...

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News    August 29, 2019

Board debates eight lane pool at Central

After determining that the new pools at Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South high schools should be 40 yards long rather than 25, Hinsdale High School District 86 Board members now must decide whether...

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News    August 29, 2019

Board finalizing building project prices, timing

Some $23 million worth of construction projects will begin at Hinsdale Central High School at the end of this school year as Phase 1 of $139 million worth of improvements in Hinsdale High School...

 

Weekly agenda

Hinsdale Historic Preservation Commission 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4 Memorial Building, 19 E. Chicago Ave. Hinsdale Village Board 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3 Memorial Building, 19 E. Chicago Ave. On the draft agenda: cannabis opt out, IT services...

 

Meeting roundup

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board Among other business at their Aug. 22 meetings, board members: • held a public hearing on and approved an e-learning plan to allow the district to use remote learning days when the weather is inclement,...

 

Larger Central pool might sink relationships

After two failed referendums to pay for large-scale upgrades at Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South high schools, it didn’t take a deep dive by officials to identify a major obstacle to success. The plan to construct a brand new 10-lane pool...

 

Wanted: Parents who agree to 'Wait Until Eighth'

Just a few days into fifth grade and the daily petitions have begun. Ainsley NEEDS a cellphone, she tells me. EVERYONE else in her grade has one. Ainsley clearly wants a cellphone, and I know for a...

 

John Cielenski Jr.

John Anthony Cielenski Jr., 56, of Lockport, passed away Aug. 22, 2019. John was born in Chicago and raised in Hinsdale, graduating from Hinsdale Central High School in 1981. He went on to earn his...

 

David Charles Lifka

David Charles Lifka, 78, of Clarendon Hills passed away Aug. 21, 2019. He was a graduate of Morton High School in Cicero and received his pharmacy degree from Drake University. He became a permanent deacon in the Catholic church after his religious...

 

Barbara Eubeler

Barbara Patricia Eubeler, 81, of Hinsdale, passed away Aug. 28, 2019, in Downers Grove. Barbara was born in 1937 in Chicago. She was a 40-year dedicated employee of the Rush University Alzheimer’s Disease Center. She was preceded in death by her...

 

Wanda Mrozek

Wanda Mrozek, 92, of Chicago passed away Aug. 24, 2019, in Mission Viejo, Calif., after a series of health challenges over the preceding six years. She was born in 1927, the only daughter of Joseph...

 

Lucia Langthorn Sutton

Lucia Langthorn Sutton, 89, of Burr Ridge died Aug. 26, 2019. She was born in 1930 to Jacob and Katherine Langthorn. Lucia was an English professor at the College of DuPage and retired after 20 years...

 

Ask an expert - Jaydn Chipman, oncology exercise specialist

What role does relaxation play in fighting cancer? A battle against cancer involves so much more than a patient's body, doctors and drugs. It also affects the person's mind, emotions, family and...

 
 By Ken Knutson    Pulse    August 29, 2019

Make room for Labor Day leisure

Labor Day Weekend is here, to the disgruntlement of many. Summer is packing up, pools will soon be drained and all those fun, enriching activities planned for the season will have to wait another...

 

Sports shorts

10U Gold defeats Glen Ellyn The Hinsdale 10U Gold Falcons enjoyed a dominant 20-6 victory against a great opponent, Glen Ellyn, on Saturday at Brook Park. Charles Calhoun started the scoring four plays into the game on a 35-yard scamper to put the...

 

Red Devils work for stamina, speed

This is the second set of previews taking a look at the teams competing this fall at Hinsdale Central High School. The football and boys and girls golf teams were previewed in the Aug. 22 issue,...

 

Sports results

Golf, boys Aug. 24 @ St. Viator Invite V places 3rd with 311 points Condit, 77 Inabnit, 77 Bartuch, 78 Spitzer, 79 Golf, girls Aug. 22 vs. Lincoln-Way Central V wins 167-171 Joy, 41 Fuchs, 42 Larson, 42 Thornton, 42 Soccer, boys Aug. 27 vs. Oswego...

 
 By Ken Knutson    Sports    August 29, 2019

Lauren Ridgway

Name: Lauren Ridgway Year: senior Hometown: Burr Ridge What are you most excited about this volleyball season? Probably being a captain of varsity because I get to have such a big impact on the...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019