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Articles from the September 26, 2019 edition

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 By Ken Knutson    60 Seconds

Woman deploys four-legged therapists for healing

The young lady in a wheelchair, unable to speak, seemed indifferent as the volunteer handler approached her with the pet therapy dog. The handler left a card with information about... — Updated 10/16/2019

 
 By Ken Knutson    News

Major repairs proposed for village pool

The Hinsdale Community Pool needs extensive repairs, experts say, at a cost of more than $1.4 million. Village officials say they have a multi-year plan to get it fixed. Parks and recreation commissioners heard a report at their... — Updated 10/16/2019

 
 By Pamela Lannom    Sports

Girls on the gridiron

"All in." That's the theme of the Hinsdale Central football program this year. Offense and defense. Juniors and seniors. Males and females. Wait, what? Yes, it's true. Look closely... — Updated 10/16/2019

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Excitement for homecoming is heating up

Hinsdale Central senior Sydney Thayer has been thinking about Homecoming since last spring. She hasn't been dreaming of the perfect date or the perfect dress. As co-president of... — Updated 9/28/2019

 

This week's cover

A field of grand old flags - To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the American Legion, Hinsdale Post 250 marked the occasion by placing 100 flags on the front lawn of the Memorial... — Updated 9/26/2019

 

Jennifer Post and Michael Slonoff

Jennifer Post and Michael Slonoff, both of Chicago, have announced their engagement. Jennifer is the daughter of Shawn and Mary Kay Post of Chicago. She is a 2006 graduate of New... — Updated 9/26/2019

 

Weekly agenda

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26 Hinsdale Central High School 55th and Grant streets On the agenda: public hearing and approval of FY 2020 budget, report of the Sept. 20 joint special and facilities... — Updated 9/25/2019

 
 By Ken Knutson    Sports

Student athlete profile

Name: Jack Bartuch Year: senior Hometown: Clarendon Hills What's it like playing for such a successful golf program? It's special. It's nice to be in a winning culture. There's a... — Updated 9/25/2019

 

Sport shorts

11U SHUTS OUT PANTHERS The Hinsdale Falcons 11U Gold picked up a much-needed victory Saturday against the Downers Grove Panthers. The final score of 20-0 was indicative of the Falcons’ complete effort on both sides of the ball.... — Updated 9/25/2019

 

Ralph N. Murphy

Ralph N. Murphy, 75, of Westmont died Aug. 21, 2019. He was born in Hinsdale in 1944. He served in the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Jane Greenrod. He is survived by his daughter, Deborah Werchman; his... — Updated 9/25/2019

 

Sport shorts

Miller sets state swim records Hinsdale’s Karina Miller set two new Illinois state records at the Age Group State Championships in July. Her times of 33.21 seconds in the 50-meter backstroke and 1:11.78 in the 100-meter... — Updated 9/25/2019

 

Father Edward Kucera

Father Edward Kucera, 92, passed away Sept. 21, 2019. Born Joseph Kucera in Chicago in 1927, he had two older brothers in Lisle when he arrived in 1941 as a high school freshman: th... — Updated 9/25/2019

 

Results

Cross country, girls Sept. 21 @ Peoria Notre Dame Spring Invite V places 4th with 226 points Revord, 24th, 17:55.7 Watcke, 36th, 18:19.1 McCabe, 41st, 18:23.7 Brorson, 46th, 18:31.5 Wagner, 86th, 19:00.8 Golf, boys Sept. 24 @... — Updated 9/25/2019

 

Instant replay

Team members start the 3-mile race Sept. 19 as the Hinsdale Central girls junior varsity cross country team hosts a dual meet with Proviso West at Katherine Legge Memorial Park in... — Updated 9/25/2019

 

Business profile - Ivy Rehab

Before Ivy Rehab could open its clinic in Hinsdale, it needed a physical therapist who could provide the quality of care that Ivy clients expect and deserve. That's how things work... — Updated 9/25/2019

 
 By Ken Knutson    Pulse

Happy Run-iversary!

The Rotary Run Charity Classic turns 25 this year as runners and walkers take to the streets Sunday, Oct. 6, at The Community House, 415 W. Eighth St. in Hinsdale. The fundraiser's... — Updated 9/25/2019

 

Once upon a time

Those were the days - Some of these kindergartners who attended The Lane School in 1967 will be in town to celebrate their 50th reunion this weekend as members of the Hinsdale... — Updated 9/25/2019

 

Uniquely Thursdays closes out summer season

The Ethan Bell band closed the Hinsdale Chamber's 17th season of Uniquely Thursdays on Aug. 22. The concert series held in Burlington Park opened June 13 and featured 10 concerts... — Updated 9/25/2019

 
 By Susan OByrne    Opinion

Growing pains seem never to end

“Wow, you look warm,” someone comments. This is a frequent occurrence for me. Neither dewy nor glowing, I simply appear uncomfortably hot. Which, in fact, I am. But there’s a... — Updated 9/25/2019

 

A field of flags

Hinsdale Public Works employees Eric Kasperski and Tom Jung were the team behind the scenes plotting out Charlie Hartley's vision for the field of flags placed on the Memorial... — Updated 9/25/2019

 

Good news

TOURNEY RAISES ALMOST $9,000 The Hinsdale Professional Firefighter’s Association raised almost $9,000 in its annual Big’s Bare Knuckle Softball Tournament Sept. 15 at Veeck Park in Hinsdale. The event was created to honor... — Updated 9/25/2019

 

Five inducted into Central Hall of Fame

The Hinsdale Central High School Foundation has announced the names of five individuals who will be inducted into its Hall of Fame in conjunction with Homecoming week activities.... — Updated 9/25/2019

 

Ellen Kleber and Dr. Matthew Smith

Ellen Victoria Kleber and Dr. Matthew Alan Smith were married Aug. 24, 2019, at Shoreby Club in Bratenahl, Ohio. The bride is the daughter of Dale and Margaret Kleber of Hinsdale. T... — Updated 9/25/2019

 

Fallapalooza

Oktoberfest Oct. 4-5 Naper Settlement 523 S. Webster St., Naperville (630) 420-6010 https://www.napersettlement.org Traditional cuisine and authentic beer will be overflowing in a giant heated tent, with lively Oompah music during... — Updated 9/25/2019

 

Pet pic of the week

Cara is a beautiful Calico girl who has a wonderful personality and is adoptable to families with children of any age. She is spayed, up-to-date on her vaccinations and ready to go... — Updated 9/25/2019

 

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