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Articles from the October 17, 2019 edition

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Hinsdale Fire - Hinsdale firefighter/paramedic Michael Lorusso helps Wyland Holmes learn proper fire extinguisher techniques. Hundreds of visitors spent time with police offices and firefighters...

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News    October 17, 2019

Re-formatted EDC poised to get to work

The Hinsdale Village Board took steps to revitalize the village’s economic development commission earlier this month. Trustees appointed four new commissioners and agreed on changes designed to improve the meeting schedule and boost membership....

 

Hinsdale Central makes it a great night to be a vet

The Hinsdale Central football program and the HC Dawgs Club held a Salute to Service Friday night before the Hinsdale Central-Proviso West football game. In addition to honoring the veterans, active...

 

Once upon a time

Early Hinsdalean - C.E. Raymond was photographed on the corner of First Street and County Line Road late in the 1800s. In the book "Village on the County Line" author Hugh G. Dugan writes, "(Raymond)...

 

Job as HUMC pastor part of God's plan

The Rev. Young-Mee Park spent the past six years as a district superintendent, telling new pastors not to change anything for six months after being assigned to a new church. Then in July, Park was...

 

Ask an expert - Phyllis Kozlowski, art historian

What can we learn from global art history? Phyllis Kozlowski had been enlightening art history students about the Byzantine-era marvel Hagia Sophia in Turkey for years before finally seeing the former...

 

Good news

FIRM BRINGS IN NEW PRESIDENT John Brennan has joined County Line Properties in Hinsdale as president and co-owner. John Bohnen will continue to run the day-to-day management of the firm as managing broker and will also assume the role of chairman of...

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News    October 17, 2019

Alumni lead fundraising for Central pool

A group of alumni is working to raise $1.6 million to contribute toward construction of a new a 10-lane pool at Hinsdale Central. To jump start the effort, one group has pledged to match the first $750,000 raised. “We’re fortunate we’ve got...

 

Madison Dash & Bash - with a quite a few splashes

The Madison School Dash & Bash Sept. 29 featured a 3K family fun run and a post-race celebration featuring food trucks, a DJ, a magician and games. More than 630 runners registered for the event,...

 

Dealership tweaks plan to appease neighbors

Hinsdale trustees signaled their support for proposed changes to the site plan and exterior appearance of the new Bill Jacobs Jaguar and Land Rover dealership being constructed at 336 E. Ogden Ave., prompted by noise and light pollution concerns...

 

Village's free fall leaf pick up starts Monday

The village’s fall leaf pick-up program begins next week and will continue through the end of November. The program is designed to keep streets cleaner and safer and to help keep leaves out of sewers and storm drains. Leaves cannot be raked into...

 

Weekly agenda

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23 Hinsdale South High School 7401 Clarendon Hills Road, Darien...

 
 By Ken Knutson    News    October 17, 2019

Residents worried about arrival of 5G

The imminent proliferation of small cell towers in Hinsdale to support new 5G cellular technology has raised fears among village residents over potential health and aesthetic detriments. But with...

 

Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports Oct. 15. Motorists without licenses • Nectar Dela Rosa Cirilo, 44, 6206 S. Artesian St., Chicago, was arrested for driving without a valid license, disobeying a traffic control device, squealing...

 

Village seeks input on pedway

A survey soon will be posted online regarding the reconstruction and/or relocation of the pedestrian bridge over Interstate 294 linking Hinsdale and Western Springs. The walkway, located at Minneola Street on the village’s north end, will be torn...

 

Parents, kids can pledge to remain drug-free

Two out of 10 high school seniors have used marijuana in the past month. Six percent reported daily use. About 36 percent have used it in the past year and 43 percent have used it during their lifetime, according to the National Institute on Drug Abu...

 

It's the most wonderful time of the year

I have long been a fan of fall. While others are lamenting the end of sunny, 85-degree days, I long for the arrival of the autumn (but not so much that I acknowledge "meteorological fall" on Sept. 1...

 

Martha Ann Conroy

Martha Ann Conroy, 82, of Hinsdale passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Oct. 7, 2019. Marty was born in Cincinnati in 1936 to Dr. Leonard and Ruth Wuest. She was educated at the Convent...

 

David Eldred Hood

David Eldred Hood, 87, passed away Oct. 8, 2019, following a fall at his Hinsdale home. Dave was born in 1931 in Chicago, the son of George Eldred Hood and Waity Hood. An 85-year resident of...

 

Ann Marie Taliani

Ann Marie Taliani, nee Fosco, 92, of Oak Brook passed away Oct. 11, 2019, with her loving family at her side. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert S. Taliani. She is survived by her...

 

Theodora Ziegweid

Theodora “Teddy” Ziegweid, 81, a former longtime Hinsdale resident, passed away Sept. 27, 2019, at St. Patrick’s Residence in Naperville. She was born in 1938 in Chicago. She was preceded in death by her husband, John; and her nephew,...

 

Hinsdale Falcon football

11U SILVER STORMS TO VICTORY The Falcons came out prepared and ready to play the Wheaton Rams Sunday, with a running attack led by Owen Joyce, Ben Tiritilli, Michael Mcgowan and Alec Allegra that started out with a bang. Ben Tiritilli took the first...

 

Student athlete profile - Sarah Badawi

Name: Sarah Badawi Year: senior Hometown: Burr Ridge When did you start playing tennis? I started playing tennis when I was 7. My older sisters were playing, and so my parents just put me in a class....

 

Headed to state

The Hinsdale Central boys and girls golf teams will compete at their respective IHSA state tournaments Friday and Saturday, Oct. 18 and 19. The boys qualified as a team by finishing second in sectionals with seniors Jack Bartuch and Thomas Clark,...

 

Results

Cross country, boys Oct. 9 @ Naperville Twilight Invite V places 12th with 276 points McCarroll, 13th, 15:22.7 Ley, 39th, 15:50.1 Amin, 69th, 16:18 Bouret, 76th, 16:24 Skora, 81st, 16:26.1 Cross country, girls Oct. 9 @ Naperville Twilight Invite V...

 

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