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ARTFULLY DONE Folk Art to Fine Art, Mercados a Museos Feb. 5 (630) 942-3008 https://www.atthemac.org Cesáreo Moreno, chief curator at the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago,... — Updated 1/13/2021

 
 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

 
 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

 

'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

 

Sheela DeBartolo Kruse

Sheela DeBartolo Kruse, 52, of Western Springs, died unexpectedly Nov. 27, 2020. She was born in 1968 in Oak Lawn. Sheela lit up the room wherever she was and her family and friends adored her. Sheela’s children were the most... — Updated 12/16/2020

 

Sheela DeBartolo Kruse

Sheela DeBartolo Kruse, 52, of Western Springs, died unexpectedly Nov. 27, 2020. She was born in 1968 in Oak Lawn. Sheela lit up the room wherever she was and her family and friends adored her. Sheela’s children were the most... — Updated 12/9/2020

 

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

 
 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

 

Awareness just first step in fighting breast cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We probably don’t need to tell you that. With one in eight women in the U.S. battling breast cancer at some point in her life, you most likely have a friend or loved one who has faced... — 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

 

Walk the Walk focuses on mental health

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March, it was clear The Community House's annual spring fundraiser would not take place in April. What wasn't clear was whether the Walk the Walk... — Updated 10/1/2020

 
 By Alexis Braden    Pulse

Wellness House Ball ... At Your House goes virtual

While the pandemic has affected everyone, young and old, those living with cancer have been particularly impacted. Wellness House has provided a constant source of support for the... — Updated 9/17/2020

 

Ask an expert - MICHAEL WILLIAMS, PSYCHOLOGIST

How is COVID-19 affecting how people grieve? COVID-19 has left many on the cancer journey feeling alone and isolated, said Michael Williams, a Wellness House psychologist. Patients... — Updated 9/9/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Sanders family takes trip of a lifetime

The Sanders family has done a fair amount of traveling, with annual visits to Jean's dad in Puerto Rico and Scott's family in Florida and a number of road trips. But they had never... — Updated 9/2/2020

 

Ly Hart Hotchkin

Ly Hart Hotchkin, 95, a community activist for more than 50 years, died peacefully Aug. 23, 2020. Ly attended Chicago Public Schools and the University of Chicago, Class of 1947. She was employed as executive director of The... — Updated 8/26/2020

 

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HIGH SCHOOLERS MAKE HONOR ROLL Several Hinsdale students earned place on the honor roll at Nazareth Academy for the second semester of the 2019-20 school year. The “A” Honor Roll indicates a grade point average of 3.8-4.0 or... — Updated 7/29/2020

 

Teen discovers new skill during pandemic

Like most people, Isabella Xu was finding it hard to escape the constant flow of news, headlines and updates regarding the spread of COVID-19. But despite the 24-7 onslaught of... — Updated 7/29/2020

 

Monica Rincon

Monica Rincon, 49, of Hinsdale died July 6, 2020. She is survived by her husband, Christopher P. Dooley; her children, Nicolas and Santiago Dooley; her parents, Edgard Daniel... — Updated 7/8/2020

 

Virtual version of Walk for Wellness

For more than two decades, people have gathered one spring morning each year to stroll together through the streets of Hinsdale in support of Wellness House. Known as the Walk for... — Updated 6/25/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    Pulse

Mental Health Month right on time

Mental Health Month has been observed the fifth month of every year since 1949. But the month of May has never looked quite like it does in 2020. "A lot has changed, obviously, in t... — Updated 5/13/2020

 

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AGENCIES receive COVID-19 GRANTS The Community House and Wellness House are two of 21 nonprofit agencies that received a total of $300,000 from the DuPage Foundation in its first round of COVID-19 Response Fund Grants. The... — Updated 4/22/2020

 

Pritzker: 'Curve is bending the right way' in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker said Monday that the spread of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, is showing signs of slowing down and that the social distancing measures put in place have saved thousands of lives. “Our... — Updated 4/21/2020

 

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DEPAUW SENIOR EARNS FELLOWSHIP Natalie Brunini of Hinsdale is one of five seniors at DePauw University who has received an Orr Fellowships. The fellowships place students after graduation in jobs in Indianapolis for two years.... — Updated 4/8/2020

 

Emma Rose Robinson

Emma Rose Robinson, nee Nowskie, 80, of Downers Grove and formerly of Burr Ridge, died April 2, 2020. Emma was a registered nurse at Hinsdale Hospital for more than 20 years. She... — Updated 4/8/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Wellness House connections now virtual

Thirty-six hours. That's how long Executive Director Lisa Kolavennu and the staff at Wellness House gave themselves to convert all the programs they offered in person into ones... — Updated 4/8/2020

 

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