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n Open House Dec. 1 Yankee Peddler 30 E. Hinsdale Ave. www.hinsdalehistory.org Stop in for bites and sips and to meet representatives of the Hinsdale Historical Society, who will share information about a membership promotion and... — Updated 11/30/2022

 

Holiday happenings

nHinsdale Holiday Trees Ornament making & contest Dec. 2 deadline Village Hall 19 E. Chicago Ave. www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr (630) 789-7090 Help decorate the Hinsdale holiday trees in Burlington Park by making a homemade... — Updated 11/22/2022

 

Two dozen reasons to give thanks this month

“Tradition” is a word we find ourselves using a lot during the holiday season. One of our favorite traditions at this time of year is our taking time to reflect on one thing we are thankful for each day of November. Nov. 1 ... — Updated 11/22/2022

 
 By Ken Knutson    News

Special heart for holidays in Hinsdale

Hinsdale's Jim Prisby relishes raising his own brood in the community where he grew up. The village native is husband to Lisa and dad to Andrew, pursuing a career in medicine;... — Updated 11/22/2022

 

Holiday happenings

n Hinsdale Holiday Trees Ornament making & contest Dec. 2 deadline Village Hall 19 E. Chicago Ave. www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr (630) 789-7090 Help decorate the Hinsdale holiday trees in Burlington Park by making a homemade ornamen... — Updated 11/16/2022

 
 By Ken Knutson    Pulse

Start season with 'The Nutcracker'

Salt Creek Ballet dancer Ella Backus has an inkling why "The Nutcracker" has become a mainstay production of the holiday season. "It captures the way Christmas feels on the stage,"... — Updated 11/16/2022

 

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CENTRAL HOLDS DAY OF SERVICE Some 200 students and staff members participated in Hinsdale Central’s annual Day of Service Oct. 29. Teams completed services projects at several area locations, including the Hinsdale Humane... — Updated 11/16/2022

 

Giving back is true spirit of this season

Snow’s arrival this week is making it feel a lot like holiday season around here. Soon loved ones will gather for the cherished traditions that mark this wonderful time of year. We also have the opportunity to make this a more... — Updated 11/16/2022

 

Hinsdale native on a mission to help others

Briana Brandt Murray said Christmas Day for her family is a usually a low-key day at home. Christmas Eve? Not so much. "We usually go to my sister-in-law's house nearby. My husband... — Updated 11/16/2022

 

True colors

Georgie Brown and Evelyn Turano were among students taking an art class at The Community House Saturday morning. Instructor Gabrielle Tufano had the students working with... — Updated 11/16/2022

 
 By Ken Knutson    News

Galassi wins seat, Hart is defeated

Hinsdale’s Kari Galassi will soon take up her post in the DuPage County boardroom after being one of three elected to represent the board’s District 3, which includes most of Hinsdale. Republican Galassi’s 25,864 votes, repre... — Updated 11/9/2022

 
 By Alexis Braden    Pulse

TCH is Merry and Bright for mental health

Merry and Bright is the mindset The Community House is hoping to convey at this year's Holiday Ball to raise funds to support the vital mental health services offered by the... — Updated 11/9/2022

 
 By Pamela Lannom    Pulse

HHS working to connect vets and pets

Sometimes the best therapy comes from a four-legged friend. "Whether we realize it or not, they are good therapy. Animals have a calming effect and that's one of the benefits of a... — Updated 11/9/2022

 

New parks and rec leader excited for opportunity

Mike Hayes was 15 when he got his first taste of the rigors of recreation management. "I oversaw the adult softball leagues ­- turning on the lights, setting up the bases and... — Updated 11/2/2022

 

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COMMUNITY house RECEIVES GRANT The Community House in Hinsdale received a $250,000 grant as part of $3.8 million in transformational grants the DuPage Foundation and DuPage County Board awarded to 17 social service nonprofit... — Updated 10/26/2022

 

PTO initiative to support counseling appreciated

First, thank you HCHS community for including my name in conjunction with the PTO Insight Collaboration program. I was touched by being remembered, as its origins were back in 2010. More importantly, I want to thank the PTO and... — Updated 10/26/2022

 

Fallapalooza

n Glass Pumpkin Patch Oct. 13-16 Morton Arboretum 4100 Route 53, Lisle (630) 968-0074 https://www.mortonarb.org The Morton Arboretum’s 12th annual Glass Pumpkin Patch features demonstrations by artists as they turn bits of glass... — Updated 10/12/2022

 

Family fun fills Hinsdale this Saturday

Hinsdaleans don't have to look far to find plenty of good, off-screen entertainment for the entire family this weekend. The annual Fall Fest at Hinsdale Middle School, downtown... — Updated 10/12/2022

 

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FASHION SHOW supports HHS Rino Burdi and Burdi Clothing in Hinsdale held a fundraiser Oct. 6 and raised $12,000 for the Hinsdale Humane Society. The community came out in force. Guests were greeted by canine ambassadors from the... — Updated 10/12/2022

 

Ask an expert - DEEPTI SURI, COOKING INSTRUCTOR

Is plant-based cooking worthwhile? One doesn't have to be vegetarian or vegan to appreciate plant-based dishes. A healthy diet can be full of flavor, as cooking instructor Deepti... — Updated 10/12/2022

 

PTO leaders enjoy supporting teachers, kids

When Becky Schreiber left a career in accounting to stay home with her young twins, she wanted to find a way to give back to the community. She decided to support education, first b... — Updated 10/12/2022

 

Fallapalooza

FALLAPALOOZA n Take-Home Kit: My Silly Skeleton Oct. 7 Hinsdale Public Library 20 E. Maple St. (630) 986-1976 https://www.hinsdalelibrary.info Create a skeleton out of paper. Learn about bones while looping paper to create... — Updated 10/5/2022

 

Eleanor Patterson

Eleanor Kyker Patterson, 94, a former 50-year Hinsdale resident, passed away Oct. 2, 2022. Born Eleanor Sharp Kyker in Sevierville, Tenn., she graduated from the University of... — Updated 10/5/2022

 

Talking about suicide is key to prevention

Students at Hinsdale Central High School might have noticed some interesting things this week. Footprints placed in the hallway led to the school’s new student services area, where teens can learn more about depression and how... — Updated 9/28/2022

 

Officials: SAFE-T Act not about safety

The Safety Accountability, Fairness and Equity-Today act, which goes into effect Jan. 1, has an inaccurate acronym, in Hinsdale Police Chief Brian King’s opinion. “I think the name SAFE-T Act is a complete misnomer,” King... — Updated 9/28/2022

 

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