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Legion members grateful to PTO for gift cards

The American Legion Post 250 of Hinsdale would like to thank each and every one of the Clarendon Hills Middle School PTO members that took time and effort to send gift cards to all the vets who attend programs at the schools. We... — Updated 12/9/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    Opinion

Kids learn a special lesson from veterans

As the color guard marched into the gym to open the Veterans Day assembly at Madison School Monday, the students rose to their feet and one Boy Scout snapped his hand to his fore-he... — Updated 11/4/2020


Shredding event supports Hinsdale American Legion

Members of Hinsdale American Legion Post 250 held a shredding event at the Memorial Building Sept. 19. Dozens of boxes of documents were dropped for processing by Citadel... — Updated 11/4/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

The Hinsdalean wins top honors at IPA

The Hinsdalean was crowned the No. 1 midsize nondaily newspaper in the state for editorial and advertising content last week by the Illinois Press Association. The Hinsdalean... — Updated 9/23/2020


Thanks to all who made shredding day a success

On behalf of the American Legion Post 250 of Hinsdale, I would like to thank all the wonderful people who came out for our “Shred your Documents” event. All of you helped make this event a huge success, We would to try and... — Updated 9/23/2020


Hinsdale Post honors fallen with small Memorial Day ceremony

A few members of Hinsdale's American Legion Post 250 gathered at Bronswood Cemetery in Oak Brook to honor local residents who died fighting for our country. The annual procession... — Updated 6/10/2020


Donald L. Lindsey

Donald L. Lindsey, 91, a longtime Hinsdale resident, labor leader and veterans advocate, died peacefully May 29, 2020, in Westmont, with family by his side. Donald was born in 1928... — Updated 6/3/2020


America survives because of those who gave all

In Flanders Fields In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place, and in the sky, The larks, still bravely singing, fly, Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the dead; short days ago... — Updated 5/20/2020


Joe Chiodo

Joe Chiodo of Downers Grove, a former U.S. Secret Service Officer, Marine Corps veteran and Purple Heart recipient, died of complications from cancer Nov. 29, 2019. He was 74.... — Updated 12/4/2019


Spirit of giving

Sherry Party Dec. 5 Vintage Charm 52 S. Washington St., Hinsdale Bring a friend, sip bubbly and spread holiday cheer at the Hinsdale Auxiliary of Children’s Home and Aid annual party. Organizers are... — Updated 12/4/2019


Joe Chiodo

Joe Chiodo, a former U.S. Secret Service Officer, Marine Corps veteran and Purple Heart recipient, died of complications from cancer Nov. 29, 2019. He was 74. Chiodo, a native of Chicago, was born to immigrant parents in the Grand... — Updated 12/3/2019


This week's cover

Standing ovation - Students from Monroe School stood and applauded those who served this country during the school's Veterans Day program Monday morning. Members of Hinsdale's... — Updated 11/13/2019


Post 250 receives our salute at series' close

With the approach of Veterans Day on Monday, our collective spirit of gratitude is directed to those who put on the uniform and, in many cases, put themselves in harm’s way to defend this nation from threats to freedom. Over the... — Updated 11/6/2019

 By Pamela Lannom    News

American Legion Post 250 in the spotlight

Charlie Hartley's motivation for joining American Legion Post 250 came from an unlikely place. He was attending a funeral service in Ohio. "The American Legion did such a great job... — Updated 10/23/2019

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Post 250 helps keeps vets visible in community

Jack Orbell's service with Hinsdale American Legion Post 250 began six years ago when he said yes - grudgingly - to one simple request. "They needed some walkers for a Memorial Day... — Updated 10/17/2019

 By Ken Knutson    News

Veterans have loyal friend in Auxiliary

When the American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 to support those returning from the World War I battlefields, many felt "the Great War" veterans organization needed an... — Updated 10/17/2019


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


Fair winds and following seas, Mr. George

Friends and family gathered at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood Friday for a final salute to one of Hinsdale’s most beloved World War II veterans. George Hogrewe was... — Updated 9/18/2019


George Hogrewe

George Hogrewe, 95, a longtime Hinsdale resident, died Sept. 1, 2019, in Naperville. George was born in 1923 at his family's home on Clay Street in Hinsdale. He was a radioman in... — Updated 9/11/2019


George Hogrewe

George Hogrewe, 95, a longtime Hinsdale resident, died Sept. 1, 2019, in Naperville. George was born in 1923 at his family’s home on Clay Street in Hinsdale. He was a radioman in the U.S. Navy during World War II, serving in the... — Updated 9/9/2019


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... — Updated 8/28/2019

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Post 250 celebrates 100 years of history

When Congress chartered the American Legion in 1919 and Hinsdale Post 250 was formed shortly after, the goals of the organization - as stated in the preamble to its constitution -... — Updated 8/15/2019

 By Ken Knutson    News

American Legion contests engage youth

Rohan Chadha believes America will truly thrive as the world's leading democracy if its citizenry is educated on current affairs and endeavors to understand all sides of an issue.... — Updated 8/13/2019

 By Ken Knutson    News

A weekend to remember

The 2019 Memorial Day procession sponsored by the Hinsdale American Legion Post 250 will kick off at 10 a.m. Monday, May 27. The parade will start from Third and Washington streets... — Updated 8/13/2019


Good News

STUDENTS HONORED BY LEGION American Legion Hinsdale Post 250 has awarded the 2019 School Awards. The winners are Karen Tan and Henry Constantino from Hinsdale Middle School; Jack Bilenko and Caroline Lynch from Clarendon Hills... — Updated 7/26/2019


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