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New board members to face many issues

Voters will find three contested local races when they head to the polls Tuesday, April 6. Two are vying for a two-year term on the Community Consolidated District 181 Board, five... — Updated 2/23/2021

 By Pamela Lannom    News 

D86 hires new human resources director

A former Hinsdale Central teacher will be the new assistant superintendent for human resources in Hinsdale High School District 86. “It feels like my whole career has brought me to this moment,” Cheryl Moore said Feb. 11 after... — Updated 2/18/2021

 By Ken Knutson    Ask An Expert 


What is the Black History Month bulletin board? High schoolers are used to learning facts. But when Hinsdale Central teacher David Lange was approached about creating a bulletin boa... — Updated 2/17/2021

 By Pamela Lannom    News 

Students able to take AP exams in person

Hinsdale High School District 86 students will have the opportunity to take AP exams in person and on paper this spring, but they will be at a disadvantage to students who take the exams digitally. The College Board announced Feb.... — Updated 2/17/2021


District 86 opens doors for vaccination site

Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South high schools served as COVID-19 vaccinations sites Feb. 4-6. The first groups to receive the first dose of the vaccine were Hinsdale High School... — Updated 2/10/2021

 By Ken Knutson    Sports

Student athlete profile

Name: Gavin Chami Year: senior Hometown: Hinsdale How does it feel to be playing again? It feels great. I feel like athletics at Hinsdale Central are back in big way. When did bowli... — Updated 2/10/2021

 By Pamela Lannom    Sports

Winter sports season on, will be brief

After months of waiting, Hinsdale Central athletes and coaches in late January heard the words they've been waiting for: Game time! The Illinois High School Association announced... — Updated 2/10/2021

 By Ken Knutson    Pulse

Honoring Black heritage

February is Black History Month, and there are plenty of ways to observe the occasion from the comfort of one's home. Hinsdale Public Library staff members have recommended the... — Updated 2/10/2021



What do you hope to accomplish during your term? When independent insurance agent Bob Smith moved his office from downtown Hinsdale to Westmont, part of his heart remained in the... — Updated 2/10/2021


Corey Sean Chakeen

Corey Sean Chakeen, loving husband, father, brother and son, passed away at the age of 31 on Feb. 5, 2021. There are two things about Corey that everyone knows to be true: he loved... — Updated 2/10/2021


Saluting those who show heart for helping others

Happy Valentines Day! Sunday is the 14th, of course, but it’s never to early to spread the love. Each year at this time, The Hinsdalean extends “valentines” to those helping to make the community a little more loving place. W... — Updated 2/10/2021

 By Ken Knutson    Sports

Sports emerge from the deep freeze

High school winter sports have emerged from their COVID-19 hibernation. Yesterday's boys varsity bowling match between Hinsdale Central and LT was the first Red Devil competition... — Updated 2/3/2021


My generation is out of touch with love

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, I have started paying extra close attention to the way the definition of love has changed over the last few decades. Over dinner the... — Updated 2/3/2021


Public comment back where it belongs in D86

Four times last year we criticized leaders in Hinsdale High School District 86 for the way they handled residents who wanted to express their opinion at a board meeting. Today, we congratulate them. For the first time in four... — Updated 2/3/2021

 By Ken Knutson    News

D86 teachers getting vaccines this week

By Pamela Lannom [email protected] Hinsdale Central teachers who want to receive a COVID-19 vaccination can do so today through Saturday, right on campus. “I’m happy to announce tonight that we have formed a... — Updated 2/3/2021


Tori Cardoza and Michael Cothard

Tori Cardoza and Michael Cothard, both of Napa, Calif., have announced their engagement. The bride is the daughter of Tim and Gaye Cardoza. She is a 2016 graduate of the Colorado... — Updated 1/27/2021


Weekly agenda

Hinsdale Firefighters Pension Board 9 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 4 Memorial Building 19 E. Chicago Ave. Hinsdale High School District 86 Board 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28 Hinsdale Central High School 55th and Grant streets... — Updated 1/27/2021

 By Ken Knutson    News

District 181 mulls using a rapid nasal swab COVID-19 test

By Ken Knutson [email protected] Availability of a cost-free rapid antigen test could play a role in enabling Community Consolidated District 181 return to full in-person instruction, officials said. At Monday’s... — Updated 1/27/2021


Good news

STUDENTS OF THE QUARTER NAMED Hinsdale Central recently recognized 12 individuals who were named Student of the Quarter by the school’s various departments based on their accomplishments in the classroom as well as their... — Updated 1/27/2021

 By Ken Knutson    60 Seconds

Central teacher helps Diablo crew chronicle unusual times

Compiling a high school yearbook against a backdrop of limited in-person instruction and extracurricular activities thanks to a pandemic takes some artfulness, to say the least.... — Updated 1/27/2021

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Village preparing for Phase 1b of vaccine

As the state prepares to move into Phase 1b of vaccinations Monday, village officials are focused on making sure residents will have access to the vaccine. “The village is working with its community partner, Tammy Prentiss, from... — Updated 1/20/2021


William M. Snyder Jr.

William M. Snyder Jr., 80, of Florence, Ariz., and formerly a longtime resident of Hinsdale, Clarendon Hills and Downers Grove, died Jan. 4, 2021, of COVID-19. Bill was born in Schenectady, New York, in 1940, the oldest of a... — Updated 1/20/2021


Region 8's move to Tier 2 is exciting news, kinda

Welcome, Tier 2! Now we can get back to high school basketball games, eating at our favorite restaurant and inviting 49 of our closest friends over to watch the playoffs, right? Wait a minute, that’s Tier 1. Tier 2 is much less e... — Updated 1/20/2021


Weekly agenda

Community Consolidated Elementary Dist. 181 Board 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25 District office 115 W. 55th St., Clarendon Hills On the draft agenda: COVID-19 update and testing, quarterly financial report, amended... — Updated 1/20/2021


Central student promotes importance of civics education

Doctors go to medical school, police officers attend the police academy and chefs go to culinary school. But for most people, being a citizen of their community requires no training... — Updated 1/6/2021


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