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 By Pamela Lannom    Opinion

Friends, neighbors make sure we never forget

People commemorate 9/11 in their own way. My husband and I always make sure our American flag is on display near our front door. Monday morning we watched news coverage of family... — Updated 9/13/2023

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Fuller House hopes to reopen soon after fire

Fuller House Bar and Grill remains closed after a kitchen fire Sunday afternoon that caused an estimated $300,000 in damages. “Unfortunately Fuller House did suffer some damage from a fire that started what seemed to be behind a... — Updated 9/6/2023


Weekly agenda

Hinsdale Firefighters Pension Board 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 7 Memorial Building 19 E. Chicago Ave. Hinsdale Historic Preservation Commission 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6 Memorial Building 19 E. Chicago Ave. On the draft agenda:... — Updated 8/30/2023

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Lightning struck twice one August day

Eight years ago this month, lightning struck twice in Hinsdale on the same day, causing one house to catch fire and destroying the chimney of another. These excerpts are from the... — Updated 8/23/2023


Close call

Hinsdale firefighters quickly put out a garage fire Saturday morning before it could spread to a nearby home. The fire was reported by the next-door neighbors when the crackling... — Updated 8/16/2023

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Paper earns four trophies in four years

For the fourth year in a row, The Hinsdalean was named the best large nondaily newspaper in the state in the Illinois Better Newspaper Contest. The paper earned the Will Loomis Memorial Trophy after receiving the most points in the... — Updated 6/14/2023

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Retro badges honor village anniversary

Did you know Hinsdale police and firefighter/paramedics are wearing retro badges this year in honor of the village's 150th anniversary? At the fire department, which is also celebra... — Updated 4/19/2023


Once upon a time

Calling all cars - Hinsdale police and firefighters are honoring the village's 150th anniversary - and their forebears - by wearing throwback badges this year. When Hinsdale was... — Updated 4/19/2023


Quick save

Hinsdale firefighters quickly extinguished a fire burning in front of an attached garage at 820 Taft Road on Feb. 4. The fire had spread from outside the garage to the garage door... — Updated 2/15/2023

 By Pamela Lannom    Experts


What is the new law regarding smoke alarms? Homeowners might have more than one reason why a smoke alarm isn't working. "They go dead maybe when you're on vacation, so you don't... — Updated 1/11/2023


'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... — Updated 12/21/2022

 By Ken Knutson    News

Village shops are full of showstoppers

Craig Milkint is likely a familiar face to many in Hinsdale as a mainstay of the Community Revue shows that grace The Community House stage every other spring. Poking a little fun... — Updated 12/7/2022


"Keep the Wreath Red" with holiday fire safety

The Hinsdale Fire Department is once again teaming up with the Illinois Fire Chiefs Association and neighboring fire departments in the “Keep the Wreath Red” program. This year, the program began Thanksgiving Day and continues... — Updated 11/30/2022


Police discover early morning fire

Hinsdale police responded to a burglar alarm at 618 N. Washington St. early Sunday morning, and instead of a break-in, police found a fire had broken out. Hinsdale firefighters... — Updated 11/9/2022


Family fun fills Hinsdale this Saturday

Hinsdaleans don't have to look far to find plenty of good, off-screen entertainment for the entire family this weekend. The annual Fall Fest at Hinsdale Middle School, downtown... — Updated 10/12/2022


Crash flips car on its roof at Fourth and Bodin

Hinsdale police and firefighters responded to the scene of a two-vehicle crash Monday afternoon at Fourth and Bodin Streets. Firefighters remained on the scene until the car was... — Updated 9/28/2022


Weekly agenda

Community Consolidated Elementary Dist. 181 Board 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12 Hinsdale Middle School, 100 S. Garfield Ave. https://www.d181.org Hinsdale Firefighters Pension Board 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 12 Memorial Building, 19 E.... — Updated 9/7/2022


Jane Dahl Sakala

Jane Dahl Sakala, 97, of Hinsdale, died peacefully on July 22, 2022, her grandchildren holding her hands. Jane was born in Cleveland in 1925 to John "Bud" and Clara Pedlar Dahl. Bud... — Updated 8/3/2022

 By Ken Knutson    Experts


As a young firefighter with the Hinsdale Fire Department nearly a quarter-century ago, Jon Carlson responded to a warehouse fire in Lombard. "I remember how dark it was from the... — Updated 7/6/2022

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Bank building once home to fire station

Ever notice the stars in relief on the top corners of the front door of 25 E. First St.? Or the red bell mounted on the brick wall? Both are clues as to the original use of the... — Updated 5/25/2022


Hinsdale firefighters quickly extinguish trailer fire

Hinsdale firefighters were called out before 5 a.m. Thursday, May 19, to extinguish a truck whose trailer was on fire on First Street. The truck was about to make a delivery to... — Updated 5/18/2022


One killed, four injured after train hits truck at Clarendon Hills crossing

Hinsdale firefighters and police responded to assist Clarendon Hills personnel with a fatal accident involving a train and truck shortly after 8 a.m. Wednesday. According to... — Updated 5/11/2022


Weekly agenda

Hinsdale Firefighters Pension Board 9 a.m. Thursday, May 12 Memorial Building, 19 E. Chicago Ave. Hinsdale High School District 86 Board 6 p.m. Thursday, May 12 Hinsdale South High School 7401 Clarendon Hills Road, Darien... — Updated 5/4/2022


This week's cover

If the coat fits - Cameron Kloster came prepared to the Hinsdale Fire Department's Junior Firefighters program, dressed in her own turnout gear. When Capt. Mike Neville asked if... — Updated 4/29/2022


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