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Internship offers teen a look behind the scenes

Like most kids growing up in Hinsdale, Ella Horstman spent part of each summer at the village's parks, the community pool, and of course, attending the Fourth of July parade. It... — Updated 8/2/2023


Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports June 12. DUI arrests • Neeha C. Gill, 23, 717 Front St., Lisle, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, driving with a blood-alcohol level above .08, speeding,... — Updated 6/14/2023

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Robbins key figure in village's history

From street names to park names, clues to the village’s history are everywhere in town. Ayres Street is named after Anson Ayers (who later changed the spelling of his last name),... — Updated 1/12/2023


Instant replay

The Hinsdale Central boys cross country team welcomed Benet and Fenwick to its Red Devil Tri meet Aug. 25 at Katherine Legge Memorial Park. Central runners earned the top four... — Updated 8/31/2022


Ask an expert - It takes a village - MAGGIE SOUTH, ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

People across the United States look forward to July 4 as a day to spend with family and friends, to relax and to celebrate. But for Maggie South of the Hinsdale Parks and... — Updated 6/29/2022

 By Ken Knutson    News

The Lodge gets a lift as COVID wanes

Like so many event venues during the pandemic, The Lodge at Katherine Legge Park had some extremely quiet months the last two years. But that changed in a big way last October. “We had the biggest October on record,” said... — Updated 4/20/2022


Save gas with spring break ideas close to home

You don’t need to venture far for spring break fun. Attractions are plentiful in Hinsdale and neighboring towns for amusement and enrichment. Here are a few to check out. Stop by the library The library is offer a spring break sc... — Updated 3/23/2022



You won't find any cubicles or stuffy conference rooms at Hilary Poshek's place of work. Tucked inside a nearly 100-year-old home designed by a famous local architect, Poshek's offi... — Updated 1/13/2022


Good news

Debs, honor guard presented Twenty-six debutantes and 24 members of the honor guard were presented at the 58th annual Hinsdale Assembly ball Dec. 23, at the Oak Brook Hills Resort. The debutantes are Caitlin Brady, Charlotte... — Updated 1/5/2022

 By Ken Knutson    News

Fenced dog park at KLM is rejected

Dog-owning users of Katherine Legge Memorial Park persuaded Hinsdale officials not to shift them to a smaller facility in the park. At Tuesday night's parks and recreation... — Updated 11/10/2021


Instant replay

Hinsdale Central runners Braxton Bokos and Aaron Doorhy compete in a dual meet Sept. 30 against Downers Grove North at Katherine Legge Memorial Park. The Red Devils are preparing... — Updated 10/6/2021

 By Ken Knutson    News

Canines at KLM might be fenced in

Hinsdale’s Katherine Legge Memorial Park may soon become home to the village’s first dedicated dog park. At a special parks and recreation commission meeting Sept. 14, commissioners heard a plan to create a 3.35-acre fenced... — Updated 9/29/2021


James Harlan Beatty

James Harlan Beatty, 85, a 54-year resident of Hinsdale, died April 27, 2021, at his home. He was born in 1936 in Chicago and raised in Kentland, Ind. He was a 1958 graduate of... — Updated 4/28/2021

 By Ken Knutson    News

HVB, HPTA serve up new plan for KLM hut

The Hinsdale Village Board is moving forward in its partnership with the Hinsdale Platform Tennis Association, including the rehab of the platform tennis hut at Katherine Legge Memorial Park. At their meeting Tuesday night,... — Updated 3/17/2021

 By Ken Knutson    News

Nonprofits learn to adapt during 2020

As the new year begins, The Hinsdalean traditionally reaches out to the leaders of the village’s seven nonprofit agencies, inviting them to offer a recap of the previous year and to share one wish for the new year. This is the... — Updated 1/13/2021

 By Pamela Lannom    Sports

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

The winter of 2020-21 will bring on a case of cabin fever the likes of which we’ve never seen before. After living with the coronavirus pandemic for nine months, we’re ready for life to get back to normal. If the weather will... — Updated 12/22/2020

 By Alexis Braden    Pulse

Holiday Ball organizers gift ornaments to give thanks

A six point snowflake holiday ornament, which now adorns the trees of The Community House Holiday Ball's friends and supporters, has become a symbol of hope and thanksgiving during... — Updated 12/9/2020


California native finds joy preserving Hinsdale's history

To Kristen Laakso, rooms are filled with much more than furniture and buildings are made of more than wood and steel. For this lifelong student of art and architecture, rooms are... — Updated 11/24/2020


Stanley A. Walton III

Sandy Walton, 80, of Hinsdale passed away unexpectedly Oct. 28, 2020. Sandy was a friend to many, an adept raconteur, dedicated to community service, a passionate traveler, movie... — Updated 11/11/2020


Celeste Gill Stevens

Celeste Gill Stevens, known to her family and countless friends as Candy, passed away at home surrounded by her family on Sept. 21, 2020. She succumbed within weeks to metastatic... — Updated 9/30/2020


Cross country meets close KLM

Katherine Legge Memorial Park, 5901 S. County Line Road, will be closed on several days this month and next for cross country meets. Disc golf will not be available from 3 to 7 p.m. Sept. 25, 28 and 29 and Oct. 5, 6, 9, 12, 13, 16... — Updated 9/23/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    Pulse

Event designed to spark interest in Zook

When's the last time you've been out to see the Zook Home and Studio at KLM? Members of the Hinsdale Historical Society would like to invite you for a visit. The society is hosting... — Updated 9/17/2020


Once upon a time

It's a house on wheels! - It took two days in 2005 for R. Harold Zook's home to be moved from its lot at 327 S. Oak St. to Katherine Legge Memorial Park. The noted architect's home... — Updated 9/16/2020


Ronald J. Peterman

Ronald J. Peterman, 77, a former longtime resident of Hinsdale, passed away March 21, 2020, in Germantown, Wis., surrounded by family. Born in 1942 in Berwyn, Ron went to Morton... — Updated 8/5/2020


Odd - yet fitting - time to honor parks and rec

Summer Brew & Q — canceled. Taco Tuesday — postponed. Independence Day celebration — canceled. The messages stamped in red in the online summer brochure indicate which programs are not taking place this summer. No pool member... — Updated 7/22/2020


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