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There's no such thing as a typical day in the life of Nina Szaflarski, administrative services analyst at the Hinsdale Police Department. "Whatever comes up, I go with it," said... — Updated 8/10/2022

 By Pamela Lannom    News

New '988' number connects callers to suicide/crisis lifeline

A new national Suicide & Crisis Lifeline — 988 — will offer another option for individuals experiencing a crisis or any other kind of emotional distress. The Illinois Department of Human Services Division of Mental Health... — Updated 7/27/2022


Join police in the National Night Out celebration

Police sometimes have to break up a party. But this week, they’re inviting you to one. Hinsdale and Oak Brook police are hosting a National Night Out celebration at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, at Oak Brook’s Central Park West,... — Updated 7/27/2022

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Legal expenses climb in village, D86

A lawsuit filed against the village by the Department of Justice and Trinity Sober Living has cost the village more than $1.5 million, with more than $689,000 billed this year. “I feel bad about the size of the legal bills, but... — Updated 7/22/2022


Police enforcement to increase before July 4

The Hinsdale Police Department has announced plans for stepped-up July Fourth traffic enforcement with a focus on impaired and unbuckled drivers. The safety campaign, which began June 16, continues through the early-morning hours... — Updated 6/29/2022


Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports June 15. DUI arrests • Sonia L. Thompson, 30, 7925 S. Vernon Ave., Chicago, was arrested for felony aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol, driving with a revoked... — Updated 6/15/2022

 By Ken Knutson    Pulse

Uniquely Thursdays turns 20

In 2002 the Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce launched a weekly summer series of live concerts in the village's downtown business district in an effort to build community and energize th... — Updated 6/15/2022

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Team keeps students safe in District 86

A team of individuals from several departments work together to keep students in Hinsdale High School District 86 safe, security director Kevin Simpson told board members at their June 2 meeting. “There are some unsung heroes... — Updated 6/8/2022


Once upon a time

Early multi-use building - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," is of the hook and ladder group in front of the town hall at 25 E. First St. about... — Updated 5/25/2022


IBLP site on Ogden could be solution for two problems

Could there be a simple solution to two problems, one facing District 181 and the other the village Of Hinsdale? Unacceptable proposals for the long vacant land at the intersection of Ogden and Adams, owned by IBLP (Institute of... — Updated 5/4/2022


This week's cover

Over stuffed - Hinsdale Middle School students Adeline Hsieh, Kara Groom and Zaara Singh bring out several of the more than 600 boxes of cereal that were collected Thursday morning... — Updated 4/21/2022

 By Ken Knutson    News

Thieves hit Marcus for high-end bags

Burglars smashed a window and stole several dozen high-end purses and handbags from Hinsdale retailer Marcus, 101 S. Washington St. during the early morning hours Monday, according... — Updated 4/6/2022


Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports March 15. DUI arrest Kevin C. Backus, 51, 437 Ridge Ave., Clarendon Hills, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, driving with a blood-alcohol content higher than... — Updated 3/16/2022


Two sentenced in Razny robbery

A federal judge last week sentenced two men to prison for their roles in an armed robbery at a Hinsdale jewelry store nearly five years ago. U.S. District Judge Gary Feinerman on... — Updated 3/9/2022

 By Ken Knutson    News

Hladik's family questions report's validity

Hinsdale President Tom Cauley said last week he wanted to make public a 36-page report completed more than a year ago on the investigation into the death of Nicole Hladik, a 25-year-old village firefighter/paramedic candidate who... — Updated 1/26/2022


Holiday enforcement campaign nets results

The Hinsdale Police Department made one impaired driving arrest during the recent holiday enforcement effort. Hinsdale police also made one battery arrest, cited one individual for distracted driving and cited two drivers for... — Updated 1/19/2022

 By Ken Knutson    News

2022 kicks off with debut of new laws

More than 300 new laws took effect in Illinois on Jan. 1, the influx of fresh statewide rules and regulations for citizens, businesses and governmental entities to adjust to each year. Many of the measures will have little to no... — Updated 1/5/2022


Village offers residents reminders now that winter weather is here

The first bout of winter weather has arrived, and village officials would like to share the following reminders with residents. Personnel and plowing equipment are ready for any snow or ice removal that may be needed throughout... — Updated 12/29/2021


Hinsdale police report on results of holiday safety campaigns this fall

The Hinsdale Police Department made two impaired driving arrests and issued 19 speeding citations, two driving with a suspended license citations, two no valid license citations, one failure to appear arrest warrant service and... — Updated 12/22/2021


Holiday safe driving initiative under way

The Hinsdale Police Department is in the midst of a statewide impaired driving awareness campaign that began Dec. 17 and continues through Monday, Jan. 3. “Driving impaired, whether under the influence of alcohol or drugs, can... — Updated 12/22/2021


Do your part to thwart thieves this holiday season

Christmas certainly has its cast of villains, from Ebenezer Scrooge tormenting Bob Cratchit to Scut Farkas beating Ralphie up on his way home from school. Many of them are thieves. There’s the Grinch, clearing out presents from... — Updated 12/8/2021


Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports Nov. 30 and Dec. 7. Arrest for trespass to vehicle Allen V. Wilson, 24, 7333 Woodward Ave., Woodridge, was arrested for criminal trespass to vehicle at 2:15 p.m. Dec. 5 at 57th... — Updated 12/8/2021


An abundance of reasons for which to give thanks

If we could come up with one reason to be thankful for each day of November — up to and including Thanksgiving — in 2020, we certainly can do so in 2021. Complaints seem to be in abundant supply this year. But if we stop, take... — Updated 11/23/2021

 By Ken Knutson    News

Criminals continue to target Hinsdale

Another image of an armed vehicle burglar in Hinsdale caught on surveillance camera has led to increased police patrols and a call for residents to do their part to deter criminal activity. Overnight burglaries were reported the... — Updated 11/23/2021


Hinsdale police help nab Oak Brook thieves

Hinsdale police nabbed six individuals accused of stealing some $15,000 worth of cologne from Ulta Beauty, 2155 22nd St., Oak Brook, on Friday. At about 5:44 p.m. that day, Oak Brook police received information from the Chicago... — Updated 11/17/2021


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