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 By Pamela Lannom    News 

Professor offers lessons on being kind

Empathy is a powerful tool that helps people work together, cooperate, connect and ultimately thrive, said Jamil Zaki, professor of psychology at Stanford University and director of the Stanford Social Neuroscience Lab. “So far... — Updated 10/14/2021


Weekly agenda

Community Consolidated Elementary Dist. 181 Board 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18 Hinsdale Middle School 100 S. Garfield Ave. On the draft agenda: fund balance strategy review, investment firm strategy, FY22 update,... — Updated 10/13/2021

 By Ken Knutson    Ask An Expert 


Why is earth science important? Years ago Hinsdale Middle School science teacher Katie Garvey was at her childhood Orland Park home when she felt the structure sway from a passing... — Updated 10/13/2021

 By Pamela Lannom    News 

Kids enjoy spending time 'at the club'

Water hazards and blocked lines of sight challenged the golfers on a recent afternoon at the Prospect Country Club. At the where? Prospect Country Club is the name PE teacher... — Updated 10/13/2021

 By Pamela Lannom    Sports

All in the family

The first year junior Tessa Barber swam at Hinsdale Central High School, she wasn't sure how to address her coach. After all, he was her dad. "My freshman year, I used to avoid... — Updated 10/6/2021

 By Pamela Lannom    Pulse

Adeyemi returns home with a message

Celebrity does not seem to have changed Tomi Adeyemi. Sitting in the home of junior high school friend Shannon Ruge, Adeyemi does not come across as the author of two New York... — Updated 10/6/2021

 By Pamela Lannom    Pulse

Rotary Run returns to the streets

Topping the silver anniversary of an event can be tough to do - especially if a global pandemic strikes. After a successful 25th Rotary Run Charity Classic in 2019, organizers had... — Updated 9/29/2021


Good news

PUBLIC SAVESTATION DEDICATED The first 24/7 accessible SaveStation with life-saving AED in Hinsdale was dedicated Sept. 21 at Burns Field Park in Hinsdale. The station was donated by the Just1Mike Foundation in honor of Michael Bri... — Updated 9/29/2021

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Central HoCo 2021 cause for celebration

Hinsdale Central Homecoming 2021 is simultaneously celebrating the past and looking to the future. Homecoming week, whose theme is "Dancing through the Decades," features a number... — Updated 9/29/2021

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Group working to restore HMS sculpture

The Windhover - the blue metal sculpture outside Hinsdale Middle School - has caused more than one raised eyebrow as passersby wondered what it was and where it came from. HMS... — Updated 9/23/2021


Good news

IAEA HONORS STAFF IN DISTRICTS 181, 86 Several individuals in Community Consolidated School District 181 and Hinsdale High School District 86 have received awards from the Illinois Art Education Association. Meg Cooper, executive... — Updated 9/22/2021

 By Ken Knutson    60 Seconds

Mom calls attention to soldiers' ultimate sacrifice

Hinsdale's Roseann Coyner was driving her daughter to her new job in Seattle in mid-August when they passed through North Ogden, Utah. In 2018, North Ogden's mayor Brent Taylor was... — Updated 9/22/2021


Student athlete profile

Name: Isabella Terry Year: senior Hometown: Hinsdale When did you start running? I first started running in middle school, but then I did not end up going out for the cross country... — Updated 9/15/2021

 By Alisa Messana    Pulse

Examining expectations as a new school year begins

The beginning of school is generally a steep climb for parents. Keeping up with the emails, forms to sign, supplies needed and scheduling extracurriculars is a major task. Add on... — Updated 9/15/2021



What does the American Legion do for vets? Last weekend's 20th anniversary 9/11 commemorations reminded Americans both of the tremendous loss suffered and the stirring acts of... — Updated 9/15/2021

 By Ken Knutson    News

New nurse takes on crucible of COVID

When Hinsdale native Andrea Kopp decided to pursue nursing as a livelihood, she never expected to launch her career in the middle of pandemic. Now, almost two months into her nurse... — Updated 9/15/2021


Fall brings out the best in the town we all love

The autumnal equinox at 2:20 p.m. Sept. 22 heralds the arrival of what some — including many at this newspaper — believe to be the best season of the year: fall. Yes, we know some have labeled Sept. 1 as the start of “meteoro... — Updated 9/15/2021

 By Ken Knutson    Sports

Student athlete profile

Name: Libby Larson Year: senior Hometown: Hinsdale When did you start playing golf? Golf has always been in my life since a very young age because both my brother and father loved... — Updated 9/8/2021


Weekly agenda

Community Consolidated Elementary Dist. 181 Board 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13 Hinsdale Middle School 100 S. Garfield Ave. On the draft agenda: FY22 update, summer program review, curriculum update and opening week highlights,... — Updated 9/8/2021


Robert Thomas George

Robert Thomas George, 43, of Rolling Meadows, succumbed to cancer Sept. 3, 2021. With classic good looks and a larger-than-life personality, Rob was loved by all. Born in 1977, Rob was raised in Hinsdale. He attended Oak School,... — Updated 9/8/2021

 By Barb Thayer    Pulse

Sex education benefits preschoolers to young adults

Recently I was with my sister and her two young grandsons. Peggy needed to use the restroom and the boys joined her. Two-year-old Jack said, "You don't have a penis, right Grandma?"... — Updated 9/3/2021


Problems affect three bus routes on Monday

Hinsdale Middle School PTO President Kristin McDaniel had a busy day Monday. She said she fielded dozens of calls about children who were not picked up on the morning bus route Monday, the first day of school. In an email she sent... — Updated 8/25/2021

 By Ken Knutson    60 Seconds

Resident's volunteer work gives community a boost

"Volunteers do not necessarily have the time. They just have the heart." That quote hangs in the mudroom of the Anderson family's Hinsdale home. The words resonate keenly with mom... — Updated 8/25/2021


Weekly agenda

Community Consolidated Elementary Dist. 181 Board 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 16 Hinsdale Middle School, 100 S. Garfield Ave. On the draft agenda: start of the year plan, safety and crisis informational update, memo... — Updated 8/11/2021


Good news

BAND DIRECTOR WINS AWARD Community Consolidated Elementary District 181’s Eric Morong was recently selected to receive the 2021 Quinlan & Fabish Chicagoland Music Educators Award. Morong was recognized at a June 17 celebration... — Updated 8/11/2021


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