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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

 

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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

 
 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

 

Kenneth Hart Beard

Kenneth (Kenny) Hart Beard, 83, a 30-year resident of Hinsdale and former longtime resident of Oak Brook and Santa Barbara, Calif., passed away peacefully at home Oct. 25, 2022 Kenn... — Updated 11/2/2022

 

Ask an expert - JERI LAU, ONCOLOGY EXERCISE SPECIALIST

How does exercise help cancer patients? Jeri Lau had several certifications and a successful personal training business when she added cancer exercise to her fitness arsenal. Encouraged by a friend, Lau approached Wellness House... — Updated 10/19/2022

 

Four to be inducted to HC Hall of Fame

The Hinsdale Central Hall of Fame will induct four new members tonight, Sept. 22, at its dinner at Ruth Lake Country Club. The annual event has taken place every year since the inaugural class was inducted in 1997. The Class of 202... — Updated 9/26/2022

 
 By Alexis Braden    Pulse

Wellness House ball goes 'All In' for cancer support

With the power of three, the Wellness House hopes to better reach those living with cancer, far and near. There are now three ways people can connect with Wellness House. Anyone... — Updated 9/7/2022

 

Barbara Ann Jones

Barbara Ann Sievers Jones, 87, of Hinsdale died Sept. 3, 2022, at AdventHealth Hinsdale Hospital She was born in 1935 in Chicago, the eldest of seven children born to Fred and... — Updated 9/7/2022

 

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Agency Collects 453 Pounds of Food Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago is pleased to announce that the Hinsdale, Downers Grove and La Grange offices collected 453 pounds of nonperishable food items for the Downers Grove Area... — Updated 8/10/2022

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

New '988' number connects callers to suicide/crisis lifeline

A new national Suicide & Crisis Lifeline — 988 — will offer another option for individuals experiencing a crisis or any other kind of emotional distress. The Illinois Department of Human Services Division of Mental Health... — Updated 7/27/2022

 
 By Ken Knutson    Pulse

Nature is beckoning

The combination of sun, warmth and inviting natural areas in close proximity to Hinsdale is the perfect mix for outdoor fun. The DuPage County and Cook County forest preserve... — Updated 7/13/2022

 

Sister's spirit, desire to empower others, lives on

Julie Jordan Laux said her younger sister, Jodi Allen, was good at just about everything she did. Even after her death from pancreatic cancer, Laux said her sister is still making h... — Updated 7/6/2022

 

Wellness House hosts The Hope Social

The weather couldn’t have been better earlier this month when the Wellness House hosted The Hope Social. It was an event to “celebrate the power of community with food,... — Updated 6/15/2022

 

Mary Attracta Ryan

Mary Attracta Ryan, née Burke, 93, of North Palm Beach, Fla., formerly of Hinsdale, died peacefully May 30, 2022, surrounded by her seven children. Mary was born in Chicago in... — Updated 6/1/2022

 

Mary Attracta Ryan

Mary Attracta Ryan, née Burke, 93, of North Palm Beach, Fla., formerly of Hinsdale, died peacefully May 30, 2022, surrounded by her seven children. Mary was born in Chicago in... — Updated 6/1/2022

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Bank building once home to fire station

Ever notice the stars in relief on the top corners of the front door of 25 E. First St.? Or the red bell mounted on the brick wall? Both are clues as to the original use of the... — Updated 5/25/2022

 

Self-care can take many different forms

We've all heard the flight attendant's speech: In the event the cabin loses pressure and the oxygen masks drop, secure your own mask before helping others. The directions might... — Updated 5/25/2022

 

Ask an expert - DR. BENJAMIN LEVY, GASTROENTEROLOGIST & CELLIST

How can music help people feel better? "Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life." - Berthold Auerbach As a medical student, Dr. Benjamin Levy had grown close to a... — Updated 5/19/2022

 

Walking for Wellness

More than $615,000 was raised Sunday for the Walk for Wellness House annual 3k walk/5K run. Hinsdalean and WGN news anchor Ben Bradley was the starter for the race. Maggi Gee... — Updated 5/4/2022

 

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And they're off! - It was back to business as usual at the annual Walk for Wellness House 3K walk/5K run Sunday morning. Money is still coming in, but the pledges as of Wednesday... — Updated 5/4/2022

 
 By Pamela Lannom    Opinion

Poets extolling May's virtues clearly had less to do

May, the fifth month of the year, is named after Maia, the Greek goddess of fertility, spring and growth. Its attributes have been noted by a variety of poets over the years. Like... — Updated 4/27/2022

 
 By Ken Knutson    Pulse

Walk for Wellness comes home

When Gina Angeletti's dad was battling prostate cancer, her whole family discovered a vital source of support and comfort in Wellness House. Now six years after his passing,... — Updated 4/20/2022

 

Volunteerism is a cause we all can get behind

April is National Volunteer Month, and April 17-23 is designated National Volunteer Week. In Illinois alone, more than 2.8 million volunteers contribute more than 206 million hours of service, according to AmeriCorps. Since The... — Updated 4/20/2022

 

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