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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...

 

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ARTFULLY DONE Design with Perler Jan. 20 Hinsdale Public Library 20 E. Maple St. (630) 986-1976 https://www.hinsdalelibrary.info Use Perler Beads to create mosaics and designs that can be transformed...

 

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...

 
 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...

 

Ask an expert

What is the best way to start the new year off right? “My personal recommendation on how to improve your health is start small. If your goal is to lose weight, build muscle or just be healthier, start with small goals. Find a starting point — it...

 

Cella bids farewell to her life's work

August 2020 will mark the 30th anniversary of Jeannie Cella's first day at Wellness House. But she won't be there to celebrate it. Cella announced in January that she would retire at the end of this...

 

'Twas the night after Christmas in Hinsdale

’Twas the night after Christmas, when all through the town The streets were all quiet, the stores all shut down. The stockings were flung on the floor without care The spot where presents were piled now was bare. The merchants were nestled all...

 

'Twas the night before Christmas in Hinsdale

’Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the townThe Hinsdaleans were scurrying, they rushed all around.For last-minute gifts and cards they did sprint,Armed with lists and ideas and maybe some hints. Gateway and Grant squares and...

 

Work is play for businessman, philanthropist

Dick Burridge Sr. lives life as an adventure. The former Hinsdalean, who will turn 91 in March, has a zest for life lacking in many half his age. He still enjoys going into the office several days a...

 

Our 'thankful' editorial - served up with a twist

If you’re a fan of Food Network, you know about the importance of balance. For every sweet ingredient, you need a salty one. At Thanksgiving, we often find ourselves writing a sugary editorial about all the things we have to be thankful for here...

 

Advice to caregivers: care for yourself

Caregiving requires individuals to employ a number of skills in a variety of roles - and to do so with a great degree of flexibility. "In many ways caregiving requires that you become ready for...

 

Hinsdale's spirit of giving is worth gobbling about

With one week until Thanksgiving, Hinsdaleans are stocking up for a holiday feast while also taking stock of the many reasons to be grateful over the course this year. We are thankful to have a front row seat to multitude of ways Hinsdaleans share...

 

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FELICE ANNIVERSARIO TO MUCCI di firenze Owners Maher Rahman and Diana Mucci Rahman are celebrating Mucci di Firenze’s one year anniversary this month. After 25 years in Italy, the family opened their first U.S. boutique in Hinsdale last holiday...

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News    November 7, 2019

Caregiving a challenge and a privilege

"Consider the way she has taught me to tenderly pull up his socks and cover him with a quilt, put drops in his eyes, rub powder on a rash, splash his neck with Old Spice, then bend down to kiss his...

 

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ROTARY RUN supports CHARITIES The 25th Annual Rotary Run Charity Classic Oct. 6 generated more than $90,000 to support local charities. More than 700 runners — including 185 runners from Community Consolidated Elementary District 181 ...

 

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FIRM BRINGS IN NEW PRESIDENT John Brennan has joined County Line Properties in Hinsdale as president and co-owner. John Bohnen will continue to run the day-to-day management of the firm as managing broker and will also assume the role of chairman of...

 

Christopher George, Oncologist

What questions do cancer patient ask? When Christopher George became an oncologist nearly two decades ago, the dialogue with his cancer patients concerning treatment were often one-sided. "People...

 

'There is hope. There is help.'

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is asking people to do one thing in recognition of Suicide Prevention Month in September - #BeThe1To. Be the one to ... ask. Keep them safe. Be there. Help...

 

Rosemary Buktenica

Rosemary Buktenica, nee Dax, 91, of Willowbrook died Sept. 6, 2019. She worked for many years as an assistant to the Honorable Daniel McNamara of the Illinois Appellate Court. Rosemary was an avid reader, writer and painter. Throughout her lifetime...

 

Wellness House embodies joy at upcoming ball

It can be defined as an exultation of spirit or quite plainly the joy of everything, but one agency is seeking to turn “joie de vivre” into an everyday philosophy for those living with cancer....

 

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D181 EARNS FINANCE REPORTING AWARD Community Consolidated Elementary District 181 was awarded the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting from the International Association of School Business Officials. For 16 years the district has...

 

Ask an expert - Jaydn Chipman, oncology exercise specialist

What role does relaxation play in fighting cancer? A battle against cancer involves so much more than a patient's body, doctors and drugs. It also affects the person's mind, emotions, family and...

 

Summer often means dry spell for nonprofits

Hunger never takes a vacation, the website of the Northern Illinois Food Bank reminds us as we head into the final days of July. Many of us spend the summer months traveling to distant shores or enjoying the lazy, hazy days relaxing at home. We...

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News    May 9, 2019

New aging website connects users, resources

"To be alive is to be aging." That's one of the messages of a new website devoted to helping connect those who are aging and their loved ones with information and resources. The website,...

 

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