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COVID 19 DRIVES HCS Junior Board Online Food Drive Ongoing 19 E. Chicago Ave., Hinsdale The HCS Family Services Jr. Board is sponsoring this food... — Updated 9/23/2020

 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



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

 By Alexis Braden    Pulse

Wellness House walk goes virtual to raise funds

In the midst of social distancing, one quarantine-approved activity has brought so many of us out of our homes — walking. For Wellness House, the influx of pedestrians taking to... — Updated 4/8/2020


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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

 By Pamela Lannom    News

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... — Updated 3/18/2020


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 Univ... — Updated 3/11/2020


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... — Updated 3/11/2020


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,... — Updated 2/5/2020


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... — Updated 1/30/2020


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... — Updated 1/22/2020


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... — Updated 1/22/2020


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... — Updated 1/22/2020


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... — Updated 1/15/2020


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