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 By Ken Knutson    News    September 19, 2019 

Dist. 86 favors 10-lane pool at Central

The Hinsdale High School District 86 Board has given the green light for a 10-lane pool at Hinsdale Central, following administrators’ recommendation but departing from a pre-referendum pledge to build a six-lane swimming facility to match the one...

 

Good news

STUDENTS NAMED SEMIFINALISTS Fifteen Hinsdale Central High School students have been named semifinalists in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. They are Chelsea Biala, Thomas Clark, Catherine Collins, Lucy Fischer, Jessy Huang, Kevin...

 
 By Pamela Lannom    Pulse    September 19, 2019 

'There is hope. There is help.'

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is asking people to do one thing in recognition of Suicide Prevention Month in September - #BeThe1To. Be the one to ... ask. Keep them safe. Be there. Help...

 

Weekly agenda

Hinsdale Finance Commission special meeting 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26 Memorial Building 19 E. Chicago Ave. On the draft agenda: discussion of budget assumptions for the 2020 annual budget Hinsdale Firefighters Pension Board 9 a.m. Wednesday,...

 

Community Events Calendar

ARTFULLY DONE Nature Words and Collage Thursdays, Sept 26-Nov. 7 Mayslake Peabody Estate 1717 W. 31st St., Oak Brook (630) 206-9566 https://www.dupageforest.org Using inspiration from famous authors w...

 

Hinsdale woman never tires of giving back

Hinsdale's' Maureen Hegarty just returned from the National Assistance League Conference in Las Vegas. As a longtime member of the village's Assistance League Chicagoland West chapter, she enjoyed the...

 

Weekly agenda

Community Consolidated Elementary Dist. 181 Board 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16 District office 115 W. 55th St., Clarendon Hills On the draft agenda: LEAP teacher presentation (6 p.m.), public hearing and approval of 2019-20 budget, sixth-day enrollment...

 

Gerda Hoover

Gerda W. Hoover, 92, of Lombard, died Aug. 8, 2019, at her home. Gerda was born in 1927 to Erich and Maria Wolff, landowners in East Prussia, Provice of Germany. An only child, Gerda grew up at a...

 

'Wiggy' scores memorable summer gig

For years, Hinsdale Central soccer coach Mike Wiggins had organized the donation of hundreds of soccer balls for kids at the O’Brien School for the Maasai in Tanzania, Africa. Then Kellie...

 

Weekly agenda

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12 Hinsdale Central High School 55th and Grant streets Hinsdale Parks and Recreation Commission 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10 Memorial Building 19 E. Chicago Ave. On the draft agenda: pool...

 

New theater group happy result of referendum's success

Kari Galassi has spent far more time on a soccer field than a stage. Yet somehow she has found herself at the helm of YES! Productions, a new theater program for young people in and around Hinsdale...

 

Honor victims, support survivors to mark Sept. 11

Eighteen typically isn’t a big anniversary. But for family and friends of the 2,977 men, women and children who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 — including some fellow Hinsdaleans — next Wednesday will not pass...

 

Now up: Contributing columnists for 2019-20

Every September I have the bittersweet task of bidding a group of contributing columnists farewell and welcoming a new group of writers to our paper. This year three writers have finished their terms — Rob Johnson, Laura LaPlaca and student...

 

Letter - D86 board should be flexible spending referendum funds

Two important concepts should determine how to get the most benefit from the proceeds of the April referendum for our two high schools. First, I imagine very few people could enumerate the dollar amount originally designated for each area of...

 

Letter - Board should rise above politics and build larger pool

I would like to encourage the D86 Board to continue to do the right thing for the student body and not succumb to political theatrics. The school referendum did not solely pass because the originally proposed 10-lane pool for Hinsdale Central was sca...

 

Harry Parker

Harry "Hody" "Little Honey" William Parker, 58, passed away Aug. 28, 2019, at his home in Santa Rosa, California. He was born in 1960 and grew up in Hinsdale. He was a graduate of Hinsdale Central...

 

Autumn athletes are on the move

This is the third and final installment in our series previewing Hinsdale Central High School's fall sports teams. The boys and girls golf teams and football squad and were featured in the Aug. 22...

 

Gerda Hoover

Gerda W. Hoover, 92, of Lombard, died Aug. 8, 2019, at her home. Gerda was born in 1927 to Erich and Maria Wolff, landowners in East Prussia, Provice of Germany. An only child, Gerda grew up at a peaceful time in a beautiful farming area she...

 
 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...

 
 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 District 86 begins. Initial projects at Central...

 

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,...

 

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...

 

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,...

 

Huth enters final season as football mom

Football has never been just a game for Corey Huth. It's an experience that brings a whole community together. All three of Huth's children have been involved in the Hinsdale Central High School...

 

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