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 By Pamela Lannom    News

Firefighter candidate takes her own life

The Hinsdale Fire Department lost a firefighter/paramedic candidate Tuesday when 25-year-old Nicole Hladik took her own life. "It's a devastating loss for her family, and the fire... — Updated 7/22/2020


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FIREFIGHTERS EARN HARTMANN AWARD Six members of the Hinsdale Fire Department recently received the Hartmann Award from the Good Samaritan Hospital EMS System for their efforts to save a man on Aug. 6, 2019. They are Chief/paramedic... — Updated 7/1/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    Opinion

This is a Fourth of July we'll never forget

Holidays always trigger a lot of memories, and Independence Day is no exception. One of my favorite Fourth of July holidays is quite possibly one of yours as well. In 2013 the... — Updated 7/1/2020


Meeting roundup

Among other business May 28, board members: • approved one-time lump sum hazard payments of $1,000 to 51 district employees in the buildings and grounds, IT and security departments for their on-site work while district... — Updated 6/3/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

COVID-19 victims have ties to Hinsdale

An NFL player who grew up in Hinsdale, a Hinsdale police officer and 11 individuals at ManorCare Hinsdale are among those who have confirmed cases of COVID-19. Last week Hinsdale Central graduate Brian Allen, starting center for... — Updated 4/22/2020


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D181 DONATES FACE SHIELDS Community Consolidated District 181 donated 425 medical face shields to local health care professionals April 3 after D181 families volunteered to assemble the shields. The shields, critical for health... — Updated 4/15/2020


Thank and support first responders and medical staff

This has been a very stressful time for our front line first responders and medical staff. The Hinsdale Police and Fire departments are in need of N-95 masks and Chlorox wipes. They can be dropped off at the police or fire... — Updated 4/1/2020


Ask the experts - Chief John Giannelli & Firefighter Bob Patitucci

How is the fire department responding to COVID-19? Residents reaching out to 911 with a health emergency during this time of heightened vigilance may be asked a number of... — Updated 3/18/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Hinsdaleans coping with COVID-19

What a difference a week makes. Last week, Gov. J.B. Prtizker banned events with more than 1,000 attendees, canceled Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day parade and urged businesses to... — Updated 3/18/2020


Ask an expert - Andy Smith, Firefighter/Paramedic

How should families observe Fire Prevention Week? Masks, helmets and air tanks are just some of the firefighting equipment that will be on display during the Hinsdale Fire... — Updated 1/23/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Security at a new level in District 86

The second-floor room at Hinsdale Central High School looks like other administrative offices, with desks and computers and a Keurig machine. But the command center has one unique... — Updated 1/22/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Baker will not return to D86 next year

Carol Baker, who has served as assistant superintendent for academics/chief academic officer in District 86 since Aug. 1, 2018, will be out of a job on June 30. The Hinsdale High School District 86 Board voted unanimously last... — Updated 1/15/2020


Deck the truck with lights and music

The Hinsdale fire department rigged up sound and lights to provide Santa with a comfortable and musical ride into the village during the Christmas Walk Friday night. With hundreds... — Updated 12/11/2019


Susan M. Schroeder

Susan M. Schroeder, 60, of Clarendon Hills passed away Nov. 26, 2019. She was born in 1959 in Evergreen Park and was a longtime employee of ServiceMaster. She was preceded in death... — Updated 12/4/2019


Burned out red bulbs shine bright for fire safety

The Hinsdale Fire Department is once again participating in the annual statewide Keep the Wreath Red fire safety program. A wreath will be hung outside the station at 121 Symonds Drive. For each fire caused by holiday decorations,... — Updated 12/4/2019

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Falcons coach dies unexpectedly Sunday

Coaches, players and families involved in Hinsdale Falcon Football are among those mourning the loss of Mark Koschik of Clarendon Hills. Koschik, 47, the father of three, died Sunday at Hinsdale Central High School while coaching... — Updated 10/16/2019

 By Ken Knutson    60 Seconds

Village's newest firefighter is happy to be 'one of the gang'

Nicole Hladik wasn't sure of her career path after earning a degree in business management in 2016. She just knew the 9-to-5 office life was not her destination. "I had no idea... — Updated 10/9/2019

 By Ken Knutson    Pulse

Get fired up - for safety

Fire Prevention Week is the longest running annual public health observance in this country. Since 1922, the National Fire Prevention Association has sponsored week, which is timed... — Updated 10/9/2019


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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


Once upon a time

Postcards from the past - This photo of the Hinsdale Fire Department, in front of the station on First Street, was on a post card mailed on Jan. 16, 1948. It was addressed to the... — Updated 8/22/2019


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