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ARTFULLY DONE Young Artist Night Feb. 23 Tuthill Family Pet Rescue & Resource Center 21 Salt Creek Lane, Hinsdale https://www.hinsdalehumanesociety.org/events Community members are invited to...

 
 By Susan OByrne    Opinion    February 20, 2020 

Revue offers more than just a laugh

Back in the olden days, when I taught literature, I often began with a broad discussion of what "comedy" and "tragedy" mean. Broadly speaking, classical comedy is a structure; the stories may begin...

 

Community Revue back with 'Hinsdopoly'

Even if you're not in the cast, you might see yourself on stage at this year's Community Revue. Hinsdale's spoof on itself returns Feb. 28-29 and March 6-7 to once again poke fun at Hinsdale...

 
 By Ken Knutson    News    February 13, 2020

Hinsdale openings bring fresh offerings

Hinsdale continues to welcome new businesses to town, providing even more destinations for village shoppers. The latest arrivals to the town's merchant community - along with signs of growth from...

 

Volunteers make Hinsdale that much sweeter

Happy Valentines Day! Tomorrow is the designated day for showing love, but we find plenty of examples in our town of how to lead with one’s heart every day. To these people, we bestow our 2020 “valentines.” • Liz Joseph puts her heart into...

 

Ask an expert - Gabrielle Tufano, art instructor

Gabrielle Tufano loved painting and drawing, but as a college student, her hobby didn't have a place on her intended career path. Teaching art certainly never crossed the science major's mind. A singl...

 

Events to shine light on Angel Harvey Health Center

The Angel Harvey Family Health Center provides traditional health services to more than 13,000 patients annually in the Chicago area. But the access to vital resources and programming for those...

 

Life will go on after loss of a loved one

Pets bring comfort on journey as daugther copes with loss of dad Kathy Burns started grieving long before she lost her dad last year. The process began about five years earlier, when her father was...

 
 By Ken Knutson    News    February 6, 2020

Janowick takes helm of Community House

Longtime Community House staffer Dan Janowick has been named executive director of the organization. Mary Blue Henneman, chair of The Community House’s board of trustees, announced last week in an email that the board’s executive committee had un...

 

Landscape showcases architect's legacy

From his Oak Brook office at FGM Architects, John Ochoa can gaze into the past. Specifically, Ochoa can see Mid America Plaza at the corner of Route 83 and 22nd Street, which he helped design early...

 

Twenty-nine days to opening night and counting

Four short weeks from tomorrow is opening night for “Hinsdopoloy,” the 2020 Community Revue. I’ve been part of the revue cast for 16 years now. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the...

 

Laughman is no stranger to being new in town

Newcomer is a title that Heather Laughman has held more than once. And no matter how many times she finds herself as a resident of an unfamiliar new town, it's always a challenge to make it feel like...

 

Happy 25th, Community Memorial Foundation

In 1995 La Grange Memorial Hospital was sold and part of the proceeds were used to create Community Memorial Foundation. Who could have imagined the work the foundation would do? The foundation, which has issued more than $77 million in grants to...

 

Meditation is the cure for what ails you

"Meditation is, in my mind, the most radical thing a human can do. It's a way to shift our state in the moment to be more relaxed and available. But even more importantly, it's a way to shift who we...

 

Little Miss Ann concert packs the place

The Hinsdale Public Library provided the perfect place for entertainment Sunday afternoon to brighten a cloudy day. "Little Miss Ann" - who is actually Ann Torrabla - had the full house of children...

 

Former associate editor pens new parenting book

Readers of Scary Mommy and the Today Show parenting blogs know Christie Cuthbert as a contributor. Texans know her as a writer for San Antonio Woman Magazine and Alamo City Moms. Hinsdaleans remember...

 
 By Ken Knutson    Pulse    January 16, 2020

A show fit for an ogre

Stage Door Fine Arts' production of "Shrek the Musical" opens at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at The Community House, with additional shows Saturday and Sunday as well as next week, Thursday through Sunday (see...

 

Enhancing emotional wellness in the winter

The winter months can bring a variety of experiences and expectations that can leave us feeling at times elevated and at other times exhausted. While some things are entirely out of our control, such...

 

Nonprofit leaders share thoughts on '19

At the start of each new year, The Hinsdalean asks the leaders of nonprofit agencies in town to share a recap of the previous year and offer their hope for the next 12 months. This is the second installment of the series. HCS Family Services, Robert...

 

Town hall on 5G is Wednesday

Learn more about 5G, how 5G will affect the community and how to take action at a town hall meeting set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, at The Community House, 415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale. Hinsdale Village Board and DuPage County Board members will...

 
 By Ken Knutson    News    January 2, 2020

Nonprofits reach out to close decade

In the first of two sets of year-in-review reports from Hinsdale’s nonprofit organizations, leaders of HCS Family Services, Robert Crown Center for Health Education and Wellness House share 2019 highlights for their agencies. The second...

 

Kolavennu ready to take reins at Wellness House

It was about 14 years ago when Lisa Kolavennu's father was diagnosed with cancer. In walking that journey with him, she discovered Wellness House and, along with it, her vocational calling. "His...

 

Here's to ringing in more than just a new year

The last days of one year and the first days of the next are traditionally a time to analyze events of the past 12 months and set goals and expectations for those to come in the next 12 months. Today we offer a fusion of both, with a look at what we...

 

Jacquelyn Jefferson

Jacquelyn Eleanor Jefferson, nee Fishbaugh, a 62-year Hinsdale resident, passed away peacefully Dec. 1, 2019. She was 88. Jackie was born in 1930 and raised on a farm in Iowa, where she graduated from high school in 1948. She spent two years at the...

 
 By Ken Knutson    Pulse    January 2, 2020

Curtain rises on 2020 shows

With the debut of 2020 comes the opening - or continuation - of a number of entertaining and thought-provoking productions at the area's theater venues. From plays to musicals, Shakespeare to Shrek,...

 

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