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FAITH COMMUNITIES Women & Girls Advent Service Dec. 5 Zion Lutheran Church 204 S Grant St., Hinsdale Join this beautiful Advent Service featuring classic hymns by a soloist and strings musician. The program is geared toward... — Updated 11/29/2023


Spirit of giving

n Gavin Coyle: A Celtic Christmas Dec. 1 McAninch Arts Center College of DuPage 421 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn www.atthemac.org (630) 942-4000 Revel in the holiday spirit with award-winning recording artist Gavin Coyle as he brings... — Updated 11/29/2023


Holiday happenings

n Holiday Magic Nov 30 & Dec. 1-31 Brookfield Zoo 3400 31st St. (630) 688-8400 www.czs.org/holidaymagic Bright lights and magical nights await guests at the 42nd annual event. Visitors will enjoy more than 2 million twinkling LED... — Updated 11/29/2023


Spirit of giving

n Blanket drive Through Nov. 26 Hinsdale Covenant Church 412 S. Garfield Ave. (630) 323-2318 The church is holding its annual drive, collecting new or gently used blankets of any type — lap throws, baby blankets, spreads, sheets... — Updated 11/21/2023


Holiday happenings

n ‘A Christmas Carol’ Nov. 24-Dec. 30 Drury Lane Theatre 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace www.drurylanetheatre.com (630) 530-0111 Continue a tradition or start a new one by gathering the whole family for this heartwarming 30th... — Updated 11/21/2023

 By Ken Knutson    Experts


Who was former Hinsdalean Grace Bagley? Researching the lives of prominent personages from the past comes naturally to historian Julia Bachrach. But when the starting point is... — Updated 11/21/2023


Good news

FOUNDATION RAISES funds to fight sca The just1mike foundation raised $8,500 during Sudden Cardiac Awareness Month in October to fund free in-school heart screenings for all students at Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South in April... — Updated 11/21/2023


Letters - Anniversary special section brought back great memories

I enjoyed your newspaper’s account of Hinsdale’s 150th anniversary. The 1960s-70s were an electric time. HTHS was much more than an athletic powerhouse. The junior high and high school had outstanding teachers. Robert Michalek... — Updated 11/21/2023

 By Ken Knutson    Pulse

En garde, Mouse King!

It's not the holidays without "The Nutcracker," and several local ballet troupes are performing the classic story over the next several weeks. Hinsdale Dance Academy this weekend... — Updated 11/15/2023

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Home and its history worth preserving

As impressive as the home at 505 S. County Line Road is today, it might have been even more stately when it was built on about 50 acres of land in 1901 for Lemuel Hinton Freer. The... — Updated 11/15/2023


Letter - Anniversary issue prompted reflections of high school days

I enjoyed your newspaper’s account of Hinsdale’s 150th anniversary. The 1960s-70s were an electric time. HTHS was much more than an athletic powerhouse. The junior high and high school had outstanding teachers. Robert Michalek... — Updated 11/15/2023


Generosity is one of the hallmarks of season

Mark the holidays by making a life-impacting gift to a local nonprofit agency on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 28. At the Hinsdale Humane Society, funds donated as part of #GivingTuesday2023 will help save animals’ lives by enabling the o... — Updated 11/15/2023

 By Allison Peters    Pulse

It's beginning to look a lot like the holidays

Any walk through town would tell you that the holidays are just around the corner - and so is perhaps the biggest event of the winter season: The Community House Holiday Ball. This... — Updated 11/8/2023


Good news

MUSICIANS PICKED TO PLAY BY ILMEA Several students were accepted by audition to participate in the Illinois Music Education Association District 1 honor band, orchestra, chorus and jazz bands. Hinsdale Central Band — Alex Barbu,... — Updated 11/8/2023

 By Ken Knutson    60 Seconds

Artist returns to hometown to showcase work

Don't try to pigeonhole Hinsdale native Stephanie Lenchard-Warren into one creative category. She believes an interdisciplinary portfolio that incorporates visuals, words and sound... — Updated 11/1/2023


Shiny and bright

More than 50 students from The Community House Junior Board helped wash cars to raise money for the The Community House Counseling Center recently. The members washed more than 40... — Updated 11/1/2023


Editors demonstrate frightening sense of humor

Perhaps one of the most frightening things to happen the week before Halloween is our annual enumeration of scary scenarios that we have imagined afflicting our fair village. As always, we offer the following words of caution to... — Updated 10/25/2023

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Author shares advice for living in digital world

Parents can best help their kids manage their behavior on electronic devices and technology by modeling and mentoring. That was the advice of Devorah Heitner, author of “Growing Up in Public: Coming of Age in a Digital World... — Updated 10/25/2023

 By Ken Knutson    60 Seconds

New Monroe principal is right in her element

The box of British biscuits and wall-mounted “BELIEVE” sign in Erin Eder’s office leaves little doubt as to her favorite fictional soccer coach. The “Ted Lasso” tribute is... — Updated 10/18/2023


Once upon a time

Who's on First, Part II - Hinsdale's Sean Chaudhry came across a box of old photos tucked in a corner of his store's basement. Public works crews assisted by temporary help from... — Updated 10/12/2023


Popular event part of agency's history

Over half a century, a three-day event called the Hinsdale Antiques Show grew from humble beginnings to become the largest annual fundraiser for The Community House. "The first... — Updated 10/11/2023


Racing away

The 29th annual Rotary Run Charity Classic wound its way through the village Sunday morning. More than 800 runners participated in the event. Money raised will be donated to The... — Updated 10/4/2023

 By Ken Knutson    Pulse

Seasonal synergy

Hinsdale's trees have begun shedding their leaves, and the town's denizens are adding layers when heading out. Autumn is in full splendor, and there's no better way to celebrate... — Updated 10/4/2023


Letter - Join Rotary Run Sunday and support local charities

Come one, come all to the 2023 Rotary Run Charity Classic this coming Sunday, Oct. 1, 2023. The motto of Rotary is very simple, “Service Above Self.” That is the reason I joined the Rotary Club of Hinsdale just a few short... — Updated 9/27/2023

 By Pamela Lannom    Opinion

120 pages not enough for 150 years of history

Whew! When we sent the 120-page special section commemorating the village's 150th anniversary to our printer Tuesday morning, I felt a sigh of relief. The section has consumed a... — Updated 9/27/2023


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