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Artfully DONE Frida Kahlo and the Mexican Revolution April 21 John Paris, College of DuPage professor of... — Updated 4/8/2021

 By Alexis Braden    Pulse 

Kitchen Walk Luncheon goes social this year

The Hinsdale Historical Society is taking to social media this month to bring timeless design inspiration to Hinsdale, culminating in its virtual luncheon, "Making Old, New Again"... — Updated 4/7/2021


'Battle of the Boards' food drive has dual purpose

A good idea is a good idea. So we don’t mind that the “Battle of the Boards” food drive — launching this week to benefit HCS Family Services — originally was suggested by one of our Reader Advisory Board members, Rich... — Updated 4/7/2021


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Seeing art in everything - Not only do you get to create art on paper, but you can even create a little art on yourself in the Messy Mixed Media class at The Community House. John... — Updated 3/31/2021

 By Pamela Lannom    News

'Stuck' in Hinsdale over spring break

With District 181 schools set to resume full-time in person classes next week, the Parry family of Hinsdale is spending spring break enjoying some unscheduled fun. Mom Kristen and... — Updated 3/31/2021


Messy Mixed Media delivers

The Messy Mixed Media class at The Community House gave children the chance to get fully involved in their paintings. Using fingers and sometimes hands gave them a chance to be... — Updated 3/31/2021


Loss propels Hinsdale woman into helping others overcome

The death of Molly Haunty's friend and sister-in-law in 2015 launched her into a group to which no one wants to belong. Like so many others, Haunty's life had been touched by... — Updated 3/31/2021


Getting in to the swing of things with Fortnightly

The 2021 season of Fortnightly kicked off recently at The Community House. Teaching "dancing and decorum" to eighth-graders is the goal of the program, which has been offered since... — Updated 3/31/2021


Mary Sherman Mortimer Forbes

Mary Sherman Mortimer Forbes, 88, a lifelong Hinsdale resident, passed away peacefully on March 19, 2021, surrounded by family, at King-Bruwaert House in Burr Ridge. Mary was... — Updated 3/24/2021

 By Pamela Lannom    Pulse

Teens hit the right note with seniors

News last summer about the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic struck a chord with eighth-grader Catherine Yan of Hinsdale. She immediately thought about the residents of nursing... — Updated 3/17/2021


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Sisters, sisters - The lyrics, "There were never such devoted sisters," could have been written to describe Caroline and Grace Tuthill. The sisters, along with several other... — Updated 3/17/2021


Floor hockey offers opportunity to sharpen skills before hitting the ice

The Pee Wee Floor Hockey class at The Community House is all about teaching the game of hockey before the skates go on. Drills for stick handling, passing and shooting are all part... — Updated 3/17/2021


Getting ready for the limelight

Stage Door Fine Arts is holding its "Broadway Kids" class at The Community House, providing children the opportunity to act, sing and dance, culminating in a live performance for... — Updated 3/17/2021


Central senior named to IHSA All-State Academic Team

Hinsdale Central senior Katrina Geiersbach isn't just an athlete, an award-winning speaker, an accomplished student and a musician. Geiersbach also is one of 26 high school seniors... — Updated 3/17/2021


D86 candidate Jeff Waters' questionnaire

Jeff Waters Attendance area: HC Years in district: 17 Age: 49 Education: B.S. Economics University of Colorado at Boulder 1994 Occupation: Derivatives Trader Community service: My parents instilled in us the concept that ‘giving... — Updated 3/12/2021


Camp teaches all the right moves

A mini soccer camp provided a perfect place to learn all the basics of the game last month at The Community House. Luke Lawson does a bear crawl across the gym during warm ups.... — Updated 3/10/2021


Frank William Swan

Frank William Swan, 89, of Hinsdale passed away peacefully on March 2, 2021. Frank was born in 1931 and spent his childhood on the farm in Oakville, Iowa, the proud son of Frances... — Updated 3/10/2021


Frank William Swan

Frank William Swan Frank William Swan, 89, of Hinsdale passed away peacefully on March 2, 2021. Frank was born in 1931 and spent his childhood on the farm in Oakville, Iowa, the proud son of Frances and Harold Swan. His love of... — Updated 3/9/2021

 By Ken Knutson    Sports

Active offerings really springin' up

March has roared onto the scene as the 2021 calendar seems to quicken its gait. The awakening from our winter hibernation has many of us eager to shed those winter layers and get... — Updated 3/3/2021

 By Pamela Lannom    Pulse

Women writers talk women writers

With favorite authors, it often doesn't matter what their next book is about. Their fans know they want to read it. "There are certain writers, they could write anything and you... — Updated 3/3/2021


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Cookies and Canvas is a perfect match - The Cookies and Canvas class held monthly at The Community House offers a chance to create a masterpiece and have a few treats along the... — Updated 3/3/2021


A snack for the palate with a palette on the side

What could be better than creating art with a helping of cookies on the side? Gabrielle Tufano teaches several painting techniques in her monthly Cookies and Canvas class at The... — Updated 3/3/2021


BJ Chimenti

Barbara Jean Morgan Chimenti, formerly of Hinsdale, died peacefully Feb. 22, 2021, surrounded by family and beloved pets, after courageously fighting a rare cancer for several... — Updated 3/3/2021


Women continue to break barriers, make history

Women are making history. At the top of the list is Kamala Harris, the first woman to serve as our country’s vice president. She also is the first Black American and first South Asian American to be elected vice president. She... — Updated 3/3/2021


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Just for kicks - Daniel Boucwell takes a shot on goal Friday afternoon at The Community House. He was taking part in a Mini Soccer class taught by Sports Kids that offers an... — Updated 2/25/2021


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