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Note: The following programs had not been canceled due to COVID-19 when this listing was finalized Tuesday. ARTFULLY DONE Studio 415 https://www.thecommunityhouse.org/how-to-stay-home-have-fun Take...

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News    March 19, 2020

Hinsdaleans coping with COVID-19

What a difference a week makes. Last week, Gov. J.B. Prtizker banned events with more than 1,000 attendees, canceled Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day parade and urged businesses to allow employees to...

 

Jennifer Anne Healy

Jennifer Anne Healy, 48, of Hinsdale passed away March 4, 2020, with her family by her side after a 20-month-long battle with metastatic breast cancer. Jennifer was born in 1971 in Manhassett, N.Y.,...

 

Carol Hall Gosselin

Carol Hall Gosselin, nee Jessup, formerly of Hinsdale, died peacefully March 3, 2020, surrounded by family. She led a vigorous life and never forgot her roots. Carol was raised in West Lafayette, Ind. and graduated from Purdue University as a proud K...

 

Life will go on after loss of a loved one

Pets bring comfort on journey as daugther copes with loss of dad Kathy Burns started grieving long before she lost her dad last year. The process began about five years earlier, when her father was...

 

Jeffrey Michael Anderson

Jeffrey "Jeff" Michael Anderson, 61, of Hinsdale passed away Jan. 25, 2020. After a week of farewells from his loving family and friends, he leaves behind a legacy of love and humor, enriching the...

 

Happy 25th, Community Memorial Foundation

In 1995 La Grange Memorial Hospital was sold and part of the proceeds were used to create Community Memorial Foundation. Who could have imagined the work the foundation would do? The foundation, which has issued more than $77 million in grants to...

 

Kevin M. Knaul

Kevin M. Knaul, 47, a 15-year Hinsdale resident, passed away unexpectedly Dec. 30, 2019. Kevin always had a smile on his face and positive energy to fill a room. He most enjoyed coaching son Carter...

 

Meditation is the cure for what ails you

"Meditation is, in my mind, the most radical thing a human can do. It's a way to shift our state in the moment to be more relaxed and available. But even more importantly, it's a way to shift who we...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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