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 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

 

Giving blood a wonderful way to foster healing

Like so many facets of life since COVID-19 hit, blood drives and blood donation centers were shut down or severely restricted as a health precaution. Thankfully, those activities have resumed, and individuals are being urged in... — Updated 1/13/2021

 

This week's cover

A tangled web - of slime! - Ben Schroeder of Hinsdale gets tied up in his slime during The Community House's winter break camp Dec. 28. The Community House offered three days of... — Updated 1/6/2021

 
 By Pamela Lannom    Pulse

Fill winter days with online learning

The end of the COVID-19 pandemic is in sight, but life likely won't be back to normal for several months. And some folks might not be ready - even when restrictions are lifted - to... — Updated 1/6/2021

 

Central student promotes importance of civics education

Doctors go to medical school, police officers attend the police academy and chefs go to culinary school. But for most people, being a citizen of their community requires no training... — Updated 1/6/2021

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Nonprofits adapted to meet 2020 demands

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 1/6/2021

 

Ask an expert - TRACY LEDDY, MORTGAGE LENDER

Why did you start your nonprofit? Tracy Leddy's decision to re-enter the workforce in 2019 wasn't just about him and his family. He also wanted it to be a good decision for the... — Updated 12/29/2020

 

'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

 

Lights, camera, masks ­­- action!

Andrew Brhel from Stage Door Fine Arts led an acting workshop last month at The Community House. With some students attending in person and others, online Brhel was able to balance... — Updated 12/9/2020

 

Spirit of giving

Toy Drive Dec. 10 Hinsdale South High School 7401 Clarendon Hills Road, Darien Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South students are collaborating on a toy drive to celebrate the memory of Joey Ventimiglia, a brave 7-year-old boy from D... — Updated 12/9/2020

 
 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

 

Spirit of giving

Tree of Remembrance Nov. 22-Dec. 25 Lincoln and First streets, Hinsdale (630) 856-6993 Amita St. Thomas Hospice once again will decorate its Tree of Remembrance outside of BMO Harris Bank. Community members are able to make a... — Updated 12/2/2020

 

Holiday happenings

Tree of Remembrance Nov. 22-Dec. 25 Lincoln and First streets, Hinsdale (630) 856-6993 Amita St. Thomas Hospice once again will decorate its Tree of Remembrance outside of BMO Harri... — Updated 12/2/2020

 
 By Ken Knutson    Pulse

Home for the holidays

Welcome to Holidays in Hinsdale: Pandemic Edition. Restrictions on gatherings have had a Grinch-like impact, stealing away the ability to hold numerous cherished seasonal programs... — Updated 12/2/2020

 
 By Ken Knutson    60 Seconds

Hinsdale gardener helps hang holiday cheer

The season of the wreath has come around again, that symbol of continuous life with no beginning or end woven of enduring evergreen boughs. Every year a sizable one adorns the... — Updated 12/2/2020

 

Giving a big way to show we're in this together

The pandemic may have disrupted a lot of our regular routines, but it did not diminish Hinsdaleans’ commitment for giving back. We’ve documented that bounty of benevolence in our Good News section over the past year, and, as we... — Updated 11/18/2020

 

Taking their best shots

Ben Murphy, Juliet Delheimer and Stella Condotti hone their skills in a Jodie Harrison Basketball preseason clinic for second- and third-graders Monday afternoon at The Community... — Updated 11/18/2020

 

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

 

Lights, camera, masks, action!

Students took part in a musical theater class at The Community House hosted by Stage Door Fine Arts recently. Participants - who learned songs and dances where wearing their masks... — Updated 11/11/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Presidential race brings voters to polls

First-time voter Gisel Santiago said her mom woke her up early Tuesday morning so she could head to her polling place at The Community House. "She wanted me to go yesterday, but I h... — Updated 11/4/2020

 

Arts enrich life for Curran, community

Julie Curran has never considered herself an artist. But she knows and appreciates the important role that art in all forms has on people, families and communities. That's why... — Updated 10/28/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Rincon remembered for her loving heart

Monica Rincon was one who always wanted to gather friends together to celebrate someone's birthday or achievement. So when her friends got the call July 6 from her husband, Chris... — Updated 10/28/2020

 

Good news

Virtual rotary run keeps pace The Virtual Rotary Run Charity Classic netted $80,000, almost as much as last year’s successful race. “Our goal this year, as always, is to positively impact the lives of many area residents,... — Updated 10/21/2020

 

It's all in the bag

The Community House Junior Board members Cameron Blackburn of Willowbrook puts a completed goodie bag in a box while fellow board member Akshay Undevia of Burr Ridge organizes... — Updated 10/14/2020

 
 By Ken Knutson    60 Seconds

30th anniversary personal for Wellness House board chair

Wellness House Board of Directors Chair Lauren Haarlow has had a front-row seat to the Hinsdale-based nonprofit's evolution since its early years helping those with cancer live and... — Updated 10/7/2020

 

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