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It takes a village - JOHN GIANNELLI, FIRE CHIEF

The best thing about John Giannelli's job as Hinsdale fire chief is the opportunity to help someone in need. The worst part, Giannelli said, is witnessing that need for help.... — Updated 9/8/2021

 

Weekly agenda

Hinsdale Firefighters Pension Board 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8 Memorial Building, 19 E. Chicago Ave. Hinsdale Plan Commission 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8 Memorial Building, 19 E. Chicago Ave. On the draft agenda: discuss findings... — Updated 9/1/2021

 

Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports July 20. Criminal trespass to vehicle arrest Roderick J. McGinnis, 48, 1004 N. 10th St., No. 404, Milwaukee, Wis., was arrested for criminal trespass to vehicle and driving with a... — Updated 7/21/2021

 

Weekly agenda

Community Consolidated Elementary Dist. 181 Board 6 p.m. Monday, May 10 Hinsdale Middle School 100 S. Garfield Ave. https://www.d181.org On the draft agenda: retiree celebrations (6-7:30 p.m.), COVID-19 update, digital learning... — Updated 5/5/2021

 

Firefighters quickly extinguish blaze Friday evening on Phillippa

Hinsdale firefighters responded to a house fire at 812 Phillippa St. after a 911 call came in to the DuPage Public Safety Communication Center at about 6:12 p.m. Friday. The resident had reported a fire in the house. DuComm... — Updated 3/31/2021

 

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

 

'Twas the night before Christmas in Hinsdale

'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the town The Hinsdaleans were scurrying, they rushed all around. For last-minute gifts and cards they did sprint, Armed with lists... — Updated 12/22/2020

 

Stick to fire safety even when stuck at home

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 12/2/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Blaze couldn't extinguish American Beauty

Jennifer Reenan was volunteering in the art room at Avery Coonley School on April 11, 2018. Her phone was off. Meanwhile, workers at her home at 329 E. Sixth St. were in the final... — Updated 11/12/2020

 

Weekly agenda

Community Consolidated Elementary Dist. 181 Board 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, https://www.d181.org On the draft agenda: COVID-19 update, fall MAP and school improvement plans, November institute day update, district office action plan,... — Updated 11/4/2020

 

Ask an expert - NICK MCDONOUGH, FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC

What is the best recipe for kitchen safety? The kitchen is often called the heart of the home. It's the place where family recipes are prepared, celebrations are created and... — Updated 10/7/2020

 

Make sure safety is an ingredient when cooking

Cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries in the United States, mostly from the ignition of food or other cooking materials, according to the National Fire Protection Association. The majority of those... — Updated 10/7/2020

 
 By Ken Knutson    News

Fires in the west spark man into action

Rhys Louis has spent the last two weeks near the evacuated town of Happy Camp, Calif., near the Oregon border. The name belies Louis' purpose for being there: fighting forest... — Updated 9/23/2020

 

Transformer fails creating power outage and small fire

Just when power was returning to many homes in town following the Aug. 10 "derecho," a transformer failed in the 900 block of South Madison Street on Aug. 11 creating an outage for... — Updated 8/19/2020

 

Village residents pitch in to open roads across north side of village

When a powerful "derecho" with winds exceeding 50 mph whipped through Hinsdale Monday afternoon, dozens of residents on the north side of town took to the streets immediately to... — Updated 8/13/2020

 

Good news

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

 

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

 

Weekly agenda

Community Consolidated Elementary Dist. 181 Board 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10 District office 115 W. 55th St., Clarendon Hills On the draft agenda: special education mid-year report, CPI report, FY19 year-end revenue and expense... — Updated 2/5/2020

 

Hinsdale firefighters evacuate residents, extinguish fire

Hinsdale firefighters responded to a call for a house fire at 427 Justina St. at about 11:05 a.m. Wednesday. When they arrived they discovered flames coming from the attached... — Updated 1/8/2020

 

Ask an expert - Brian King, Hinsdale Police Chief

What do citizens need to know about the legalization of marijuana? On Jan. 1, recreational marijuana use becomes legal in Illinois. The Hinsdalean asked Hinsdale Police Chief Brian... — Updated 12/23/2019

 

'Twas the night before Christmas in Hinsdale

’Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the townThe Hinsdaleans were scurrying, they rushed all around.For last-minute gifts and cards they did sprint,Armed with lists and ideas and maybe some hints. Gateway and Grant... — Updated 12/18/2019

 

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

 

Driver crashes car into Steinway doors

A motorist crashed her car into the front doors of the Steinway Piano Gallery at 120 S. Washington Street. Hinsdale police and firefighters were on the scene Monday afternoon.... — Updated 12/4/2019

 

Meeting roundup

Hinsdale Village Board Among other business Tuesday night, trustees • agreed they will continue to allow restaurants with Class B liquor licenses to stay open until midnight the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. They also plan to... — Updated 11/6/2019

 

Weekly agenda

Hinsdale Firefighters Pension Board 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6 Memorial Building, 19 E. Chicago Ave. Hinsdale Village Board 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5 Memorial Building, 19 E. Chicago Ave. On the draft agenda: amend liquor serving... — Updated 10/31/2019

 

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