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Artfully done Eco Ugly Art Workshop Jan. 22 Mayslake Peabody Estate 1717 W. 31st St., Oak Brook (630) 206-9566 Beat the winter blahs and learn to use... — Updated 1/19/2022


Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports Jan. 11. DUI arrest Evony S. Williams, 38, 209 Dunlap Place, Schaumburg, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, carrying a concealed firearm while under the... — Updated 1/12/2022


Nonprofit leaders share thoughts on 2021

The Hinsdalean continues this week with its conversations with leaders of local nonprofit agencies reflecting on the challenges and opportunities 2021 presented. Community Memorial Foundation, Hinsdale Humane Society and Wellness... — Updated 1/12/2022


Nonprofits share highlights of past year

Every January, The Hinsdalean checks in with the leaders of the seven nonprofit agencies in the village, inviting them to share highlights of the previous year and a wish for the new one. This is the first of two installments. A... — Updated 1/5/2022


Christine Marie Postrozny

Christine Marie Postrozny, 80, a longtime resident of Hinsdale, passed away peacefully Nov. 25, 2021, at her home surrounded by family. She was preceded in death by her husband of... — Updated 12/22/2021


'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 and ideas and maybe some hints. Gateway and... — Updated 12/22/2021


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NEW FUND IN MEMORY OF BJ CHIMENTI The Hinsdale Humane Society’s Tuthill Family Pet Rescue & Resource Center has announced that a new fund for veterans has been established in memory of board member BJ Chimenti. The mission of... — Updated 12/15/2021


Ask an expert - Business Profile - The Courtyard

Following the 1990 founding of Hinsdale's Wellness House, the agency needed a reliable stream of funding to help sustain its mission of supporting cancer patients. Sisters Shelia... — Updated 11/23/2021


Giving Tuesday helps us get in the holiday spirit

Winston Churchill is credited with saying, “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” Anyone who’s looking to lean into that life should circle Nov. 30 on the calendar. Giving Tuesday is the “wor... — Updated 11/17/2021


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WELLNESS HOUSE GALA A SUCCESS More than 580 guests attended Under One Sky Oct. 15, the Wellness House annual fall fundraiser, raising more than $800,000. The one-of-a-kind evening was hosted at three different locations: Butterfiel... — Updated 10/27/2021


Race benefits Habitat for Humanity

The Hinsdale Central Habitat for Humanity chapter held its ninth annual Raise the Roof 5K race and walk Sunday morning. More than 400 people registered for the race and helped... — Updated 10/20/2021

 By Alexis Braden    Pulse

Books & Brunch marks event milestone

Twenty-five years ago, the women of the Hinsdale-based Assistance League Chicagoland West chapter pivoted from the traditional luncheon fundraiser with a novel idea - to host a... — Updated 10/14/2021



How do support groups help those on the cancer journey? Every year, hundreds of thousands of Americans are told they have cancer. Yet when the diagnosis hits close to home, it can... — Updated 10/7/2021


Carol Cratin Zidek

Carol Cratin Zidek, 67, of Clarendon Hills passed away Sept. 27, 2021, at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital. She was born in 1954 in Detroit and was a graduate of Hinsdale Central High... — Updated 10/6/2021


Robert N. Reiland

Robert “Bob” N. Reiland of Clarendon Hills passed away Aug. 11, 2021. Bob’s brain cancer was incurable, but he battled it with determination, grace and positivity. Bob received his bachelor’s in history from the University... — Updated 8/18/2021

 By Pamela Lannom    Pulse

Fest focuses on the mind-body connection

The upcoming Mind-Body Fest at Wellness House couldn’t come at a better time. “Certainly the past year and a half has been unprecedented, you could say, in terms of anxiety and isolation and for those who are dealing with cance... — Updated 8/11/2021

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Rain turns roads into 'rushing rivers'

With the intersection of County Line Road and Walnut Street re-opened to traffic earlier this week, attention has turned to what caused unprecedented flooding in the northeast part... — Updated 6/30/2021


Good news

WELLNESS HOUSE RECEIVES GRANT Wellness House of Hinsdale received a $2,500 grant from the DuPage Foundation. The foundation last month awarded a record $702,860 in grants to 37 area nonprofit agencies through its Community Needs... — Updated 6/23/2021


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Wellness WALK raises $500,000 Almost 2,000 cancer survivors, families, friends and volunteers gathered May 2 for the Walk for Wellness, which raised more than $509,000 for Wellness House. Participants completed a socially... — Updated 6/2/2021


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Walk works wonders - More than $500,000 was raised for the Wellness House when an in-person version of the Wellness Walk returned earlier this month. Almost 2,000 cancer survivors,... — Updated 5/26/2021

 By Ken Knutson    Pulse

Walk makes mental health strides

The Community House is holding its 14th annual Walk the Walk for Mental Health on Sunday to raise awareness and financial support for mental health services to individuals and... — Updated 5/19/2021

 By Pamela Lannom    Opinion

Mom's Day mix of mourning, celebrating this year

Charlie Harley stopped in Monday to let us know about the Armistice Day celebration in Burr Ridge May 15 — at which he will receive the Jack Schaus Patriot Award. I told him I... — Updated 5/5/2021


Rosemary 'Terri' Barrett

Rosemary Therese Barrett, known fondly as Terri, passed away peacefully after suffering a stroke on May 2, 2021, at the age of 76. Terri was born in 1945 in Harvey. The family inclu... — Updated 5/5/2021


Wanted: Volunteers to help Hinsdale nonprofits

Two weeks ago, we extolled the virtues of volunteering in honor of National Volunteer Month. Today, we offer some specifics for those interested in acting on our call to service. Five nonprofit agencies in town as well as the... — Updated 4/28/2021


Hinsdale rich with reasons to celebrate volunteers

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” — Winston Churchill One of our favorite initiatives at The Hinsdalean has been our Making a Difference partnerships with the nonprofit agencies in... — Updated 4/14/2021


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