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Art exhibit showcases area talent

The Community House hosted the Congressional Art Competition reception, an annual event that allows high school students from the 6th Congressional District of Illiois to showcase... — Updated 9/23/2021


Community Events Calendar

ARTFULLY DONE 'Capturing Nature: One Piece at a Time' Through Sept. 25 Mayslake Peabody Estate 1717 W. 31st St., Oak Brook (630) 933-7200 The free nature-themed art exhibit from... — Updated 9/23/2021


What a difference 5,475 days make

Mike Slonoff is getting married tomorrow. Fifteen years ago, when his father, Jim, and I started this paper, he was a senior at Hinsdale Central. We’d see him in the halls while we were working on a story (why wasn’t he in clas... — Updated 9/22/2021

 By Ken Knutson    News 

Bagley House gets Wright buyer

An early Frank Lloyd Wright design on County Line Road in Hinsdale was saved from potential demolition after being purchased last week by preservationists. The 1894-built Frederick... — Updated 9/22/2021


Jessica Lynn BeCraft

Jessica Lynn BeCraft, nee Gilbertson, 37, of Western Springs passed away Sept. 6, 2021, with her family by her side after a 43-month battle with ovarian cancer. Jessica was born in... — Updated 9/15/2021

 By Pamela Lannom    News

D181 invests in its schools over summer

Community Consolidated Elementary District 181 spent more than $2 million over the summer making improvements to its facilities. “The work has been very swift and has had a huge impact on the schools,” board member Sarah... — Updated 9/15/2021


Stage Door Fine Arts ends summer on a high note

Stage Door Fine Arts hosted an end-of-summer musical camp at The Community House last month. The weeklong camp gave students a chance to brush up on their singing, acting and... — Updated 9/8/2021

 By Pamela Lannom    Pulse

Stage to honor one of its brightest stars

During the final performance of "Hinsdopoly," the 2019 Community Revue, the curtain wouldn't open. The cast - including audience favorite Dick Johnson - waited backstage, holding... — Updated 9/1/2021


Wett brings decades of experience to The Community House

Alana Wett's 32-year career is driven by one simple fact. "I just really like to help people," said Wett, the new director of philanthropy at The Community House. Wett, who joined... — Updated 9/1/2021


Initiative invites new visitors to area

Hinsdale is a friendly, welcoming place, and not just for people. Through the efforts of the Hinsdale Rotary Club and its many community partners, the village is becoming an... — Updated 9/1/2021


Teachers did more than relax over break

"What I did over summer vacation" is a quintessential essay topic when kids return to school in the fall. If these teachers were to receive the same assignment, they certainly... — Updated 8/25/2021


Once upon a time

Octogenarian on Eighth - The Community House is celebrating the 80th anniversary of its founding this year. The original facility was on the corner of Garfield Avenue and First... — Updated 8/25/2021


Summer camps

BAKING CAMPS n Baking Camp Aug. 16-20 The Community House 415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale (630) 323-7500 This Whole Child Learning camp for ages 5 to 11 will teach participants the basics of baking as... — Updated 8/11/2021


Summer camps

ANIMAL CAMPS n All Abilities Animal Friends Camp Aug. 6 Tuthill Family Pet Rescue and Resource Center 21 Salt Creek Lane, Hinsdale (630) 323-5630 This Hinsdale Humane Society camp is designed... — Updated 8/4/2021


Choirs emerge from pandemic pause

Members of the Hinsdale Chorale had long anticipated the group's 20th anniversary celebration, which would poetically occur in the spring of 2020. But like so many things in that... — Updated 8/4/2021


It takes a village - BRIAN KING, POLICE CHIEF

At the time of the infamous Brown's Chicken Massacre in Palatine in early 1993, Hinsdale Police Chief Brian King was a detective with the Wilmette Police Department. The horrific in... — Updated 8/4/2021


Stories keep family close through pandemic

Living across the ocean from your family is hard enough. Add a global pandemic, and keeping in touch becomes a real challenge, especially for those who aren't yet old enough to... — Updated 8/4/2021


Summer camps

ANIMAL CAMPS n All Abilities Animal Friends Camp Aug. 6 Tuthill Family Pet Rescue and Resource Center 21 Salt Creek Lane, Hinsdale (630) 323-5630 This Hinsdale Humane Society camp is designed... — Updated 7/28/2021


Good news

Rotary Receives Volunteer Award The Hinsdale Rotary Club on May 25 received the Katharine Van Duysen Volunteer service award from The Community House. Each year, The Community House presents this prestigious award to an individual... — Updated 7/28/2021

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Wright home might be in jeopardy

Hinsdaleans for Historic Preservation and the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy are hoping to save the Frederick Bagley House at 121 S. County Line Road. The conservancy sent... — Updated 7/28/2021


Summer camps

ART CAMPS n Puppetry Camp Aug. 10-12 The Community House 415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale (630) 323-7500 Love The Muppets? Curious about how marionettes work? Or how to take an everyday object and give... — Updated 7/21/2021


Camp helps future cheerleaders develop all the right moves

A cheerleading camp held earlier this summer in Robbins Park was sponsored by the Hinsdale Park and Rec Department. Rain sent the campers into The Community House to practice their... — Updated 7/21/2021


Summer camps

ART CAMPS n Summer Arts Camp Through Aug. 13 The Community House 415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale (630) 323-7500 Explore the art and culture of three distinctly beautiful American cities right here in... — Updated 7/14/2021

 By Ken Knutson    Pulse

'Freaky Friday' flips the script

Theater fans of all ages need to put “Freaky Friday: The Musical” on their calendar. For their summer production, the youth of Stage Door Fine Arts are performing the... — Updated 7/14/2021

 By Ken Knutson    News

Fund in man's memory benefits ill pets

Sultan the German shepherd was hit by a car last November, leaving him with a broken front left leg. It was left untreated for months and, by the time he was taken in by Aurora... — Updated 7/14/2021


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