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 By Ken Knutson    Pulse    November 21, 2019 

The inclusive world of Oz

The yellow brick road is passing through Western Springs this month, and a number of Hinsdale residents are following it to make their stage dreams come true. The Actors with Special Needs theater...

 

Holiday happenings

Illumination: Tree Lights Nov. 23-Jan. 5 Morton Arboretum 4100 Route 53, Lisle (630) 725-2066 https://www.mortonarb.org This one-of-a-kind event will awe and delight visitors, with returning favorites and all-new experiences. Illumination will highli...

 

Community Events Calendar

ARTFULLY DONE Sketches from the Field reception Nov. 26 The Community House 415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale (630) 323-7500 Celebrate this 2nd Floor Gallery exhibit of drawings by artist William Blake....

 
 By Ken Knutson    News    November 14, 2019

5G arriving with faster speed, increased concerns

Americans like their high-speed wireless, and the faster the better. To meet that demand, telecommunications companies are readying to roll out 5G technology. As its name suggests, 5G is the fifth generation of mobile networks, created to increase...

 

Lois Fornaciari

Lois Fornaciari, nee Grimes, of Clarendon Hills, a former Flossmoor resident, passed away on Nov. 2, 2019. She was a proud graduate of Mercy High School and St. Xavier University in Chicago. She was a longtime volunteer with the Girl Scouts of...

 

Oh come, all ye ticket-holders

The season is upon us. Just look outside for confirmation, if you need it. The menu for Thanksgiving dinner still might be in the planning stages, but it's not too early to start thinking about how...

 

Post 250 receives our salute at series' close

With the approach of Veterans Day on Monday, our collective spirit of gratitude is directed to those who put on the uniform and, in many cases, put themselves in harm’s way to defend this nation from threats to freedom. Over the past year we’ve...

 

Good news

ATHLETES SCORE FOR ST. JUDE’S The Hinsdale Central girls volleyball program raised $2,500 at its Volley for the Cure Oct. 9. Proceeds will be donated both to St. Jude’ Research Hospital and to a Hinsdale Central staff member whose family is...

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News    October 31, 2019

More control equals less stress for kids

If parents want kids to be healthier, live longer and experience more success, they need to lower their stress levels by giving them more control of their lives. That's the opinion of Bill Stixrud...

 

Sunday funday to benefit local families in need

Nancy Nyheim thought she knew her community pretty well when she was introduced to HCS Family Services as a volunteer four years ago. Like many Hinsdaleans, she was surprised to learn that DuPage...

 

Snowy Halloween certainly presents challenges

When Ralphie wakes up to see the snow glistening on the ground, the ice-covered trees sparkling in the sunlight, he’s filled with wonder. Of course, in “A Christmas Story,” this scene happens...

 

Shelter celebrates 40 years of helping victims

If you were worried a friend or family member was suffering from domestic abuse, would you know the signs to look for? Would you know where she could turn for help? If you know Hinsdale’s Bana...

 

Leta Quigley

Leta Quigley, 85, of Burr Ridge, formerly of The Villages, Fla., passed away Oct. 14, 2019, from complications of cancer. She was born in 1934 in Wichita Falls, Texas. She was a loving mother and belo...

 

Good news

ROTARY RUN supports CHARITIES The 25th Annual Rotary Run Charity Classic Oct. 6 generated more than $90,000 to support local charities. More than 700 runners — including 185 runners from Community Consolidated Elementary District 181 ...

 

Ask an expert - Phyllis Kozlowski, art historian

What can we learn from global art history? Phyllis Kozlowski had been enlightening art history students about the Byzantine-era marvel Hagia Sophia in Turkey for years before finally seeing the former...

 

Good news

FIRM BRINGS IN NEW PRESIDENT John Brennan has joined County Line Properties in Hinsdale as president and co-owner. John Bohnen will continue to run the day-to-day management of the firm as managing broker and will also assume the role of chairman of...

 
 By Ken Knutson    News    October 17, 2019

Residents worried about arrival of 5G

The imminent proliferation of small cell towers in Hinsdale to support new 5G cellular technology has raised fears among village residents over potential health and aesthetic detriments. But with...

 

Fallapalooza

Corn Harvest Saturdays in October Kline Creek Farm 1N600 County Farm Road, West Chicago (630) 876-5900 https://www.dupageforest.org After a quick session in “Corn College,” experience life as a field hand, helping to harvest this year’s crop...

 
 By Ken Knutson    Pulse    October 10, 2019

Get fired up - for safety

Fire Prevention Week is the longest running annual public health observance in this country. Since 1922, the National Fire Prevention Association has sponsored week, which is timed to commemorate of...

 

Fallapalooza

Oktoberfest Oct. 4-5 Naper Settlement 523 S. Webster St., Naperville (630) 420-6010 https://www.napersettlement.org Traditional cuisine and authentic beer will be overflowing in a giant heated tent, with lively Oompah music during the day and...

 
 By Jerry Nowicki    News    October 3, 2019

Sterigenics plans to 'exit' Willowbrook

SPRINGFIELD — Sterigenics, a medical supply sterilization company linked to increased cancer risk in the DuPage County area, said Monday it plans to “exit its ethylene oxide sterilization operations in Willowbrook.” Since February, Sterigenics...

 

Good news

TOURNEY RAISES ALMOST $9,000 The Hinsdale Professional Firefighter’s Association raised almost $9,000 in its annual Big’s Bare Knuckle Softball Tournament Sept. 15 at Veeck Park in Hinsdale. The event was created to honor Hinsdale Deputy Fire...

 

Fallapalooza

Oktoberfest Oct. 4-5 Naper Settlement 523 S. Webster St., Naperville (630) 420-6010 https://www.napersettlement.org Traditional cuisine and authentic beer will be overflowing in a giant heated tent, with lively Oompah music during the day and...

 

Happy Run-iversary!

The Rotary Run Charity Classic turns 25 this year as runners and walkers take to the streets Sunday, Oct. 6, at The Community House, 415 W. Eighth St. in Hinsdale. The fundraiser's legacy is one of...

 

Throwing money at problem offers no consolation

A young man rang our doorbell Tuesday night last week, interrupting one of my less successful parenting moments. As soon as I opened the door and saw his clipboard, I knew what he wanted. He was...

 

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