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Ask an expert - BETH GREIFENKAMP, ART ENTHUSIAST

Why is that dinosaur in your front lawn? Whether it's referred to as the big purple dinosaur, Madame Butterfly or the beastie, the whimsical sculpture that adorns the front lawn of... — Updated 4/7/2021

 

Ask an expert - TRACY FRIZZELL, ECONOMIC AWARENESS COUNCIL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The pandemic has tested people's normal modes of operation, money management included as many faced sudden unemployment or a business' bottomed-out bottom line. Children ages 3-9... — Updated 3/31/2021

 

Ask an expert - Agent profile - PEGGY SMEGO, JAMESON SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

Peggy Smego's job as a real estate broker has always been about navigating life's changes, beginning with her own. "I love helping people get from point A to point B," said Smego,... — Updated 3/24/2021

 

Ask an expert - JESSICA LOUIE, DECLUTTERING GURU

How can we clear the clutter from our lives? Living more simply may sound appealing. But permanently stripping away the excess requires sincere soul searching, according to... — Updated 3/17/2021

 

Ask an expert - WHITNEY WILDA, HINSDALE CENTRAL TEACHER

How do you approach teaching women's history? In Whitney Wilda's civics class, Women's History Month lasts all year. "It's not just a month for us," said Wilda, who has taught the... — Updated 3/10/2021

 

Ask an expert - JULIE LYTHCOTT-HAIMS, AUTHOR

How can parents prepare children for adulthood? Working as a dean at Stanford University, Julie Lythcott-Haims was dismayed both by the basic life-skill deficiencies she observed... — Updated 3/3/2021

 

Ask an expert - DR. KIMBERLEY DAREY, OB/GYN

Should pregnant women get a COVID-19 vaccine? Many people struggle with the decision of whether to get a COVID-19 vaccine. That choice can be even tougher when the decision also... — Updated 2/24/2021

 

Ask an expert - DAVID LANGE, HINSDALE CENTRAL TEACHER

What is the Black History Month bulletin board? High schoolers are used to learning facts. But when Hinsdale Central teacher David Lange was approached about creating a bulletin boa... — Updated 2/17/2021

 

Ask an expert - BOB SMITH, HINSDALE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BOARD CHAIR

What do you hope to accomplish during your term? When independent insurance agent Bob Smith moved his office from downtown Hinsdale to Westmont, part of his heart remained in the... — Updated 2/10/2021

 

Ask an expert - KAREN AYALA, DUPAGE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

What's the status of the COVID-19 vaccine in DuPage? The COVID-19 vaccine is here. But exactly where is it? And when will it be widely available? Karen Ayala, executive director of... — Updated 2/3/2021

 

Ask an expert - Agent profile - Julie Sutton, Compass Realty

When Julie Sutton decided to enter the world of real estate eight years ago, she thought she had found the perfect part-time career for a busy mom of three. She was wrong. "It is... — Updated 1/27/2021

 

Ask an expert - business profile - St. James of London

Resurrecting British men's fragrance firm St. James of London in 2013 made Hinsdale's Todd Fisher feel at times like he was channeling the protagonist in Mark Twain's "A... — Updated 1/20/2021

 

Ask an expert - GINA MAZZONE, KITCHEN AND BATH DESIGNER

What are the 2021 trends for kitchen remodels? Gina Mazzone's career as a kitchen and bath designer was born of a desire to create her own dream kitchen. After taking a class at... — Updated 1/13/2021

 

Ask an expert - SUSAN MCBRIDE, LIBRARIAN

What tools can help people work out at home? With the start of a new year, many have a renewed interest in getting off the couch and back to better health. And like so many things,... — Updated 1/6/2021

 

Ask an expert - TRACY LEDDY, MORTGAGE LENDER

Why did you start your nonprofit? Tracy Leddy's decision to re-enter the workforce in 2019 wasn't just about him and his family. He also wanted it to be a good decision for the... — Updated 12/29/2020

 

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When and where are Christmas worship services? • Grace Episcopal Church (630) 323-4900 Streaming all services at https://www.watch.gracehinsdale.org Dec. 24 4 p.m. - children's... — Updated 12/23/2020

 

Ask an expert - MELISSA ROBERTS NEW, THERAPIST

How will self care help keep holidays bright? Like everything else in 2020, the holidays look different this year. And for many, they look a little sadder. "People are needing a... — Updated 12/16/2020

 

Ask an expert - Business profile - Phillip's Flowers & Gifts

Rich red poinsettias, stylish wintery tableaus, twinkling trees of varying sizes - both green and flocked - welcome December visitors to Phillip's Flowers & Gifts in downtown... — Updated 12/9/2020

 

Ask the experts - GREG HART AND DAVID ANDALCIO, PHILANTHROPISTS

How will your donation support remote learning? Hinsdale residents Greg Hart and David Andalcio have more in common than their addresses. They also share a desire to strengthen... — Updated 12/2/2020

 

Ask an expert - AMINAH AHMED, YOUTH ACTIVIST

How can young people champion social justice? Youth is no obstacle to activism, as demonstrated by Aminah Ahmed. The Hinsdale Central junior and first-generation Indian-American... — Updated 11/24/2020

 

Ask an expert - ERIK NEIDY, DIRECTOR OF NATURAL RESOURCES

How do controlled burns help Mother Nature? To some, the days leading up to Thanksgiving are for hunting. For others, it's a time to prepare for the holidays ahead. For Erik Neidy,... — Updated 11/18/2020

 

Ask the experts - JOAN and MIKE O'BRIEN, INDEPENDENCE-4-SENIORS HOME CARE OWNERS

What's involved in home caregiving? To get their fledgling Independence-4-Seniors Home Care firm off the ground in 2002, Joan and Mike O'Brien looked well beyond home base Hinsdale... — Updated 11/11/2020

 

Ask an expert - MEREDYTH WILLITS, PSYCHIC MEDIUM

What does a psychic medium do? A reminder to see the dentist wasn't what Meredyth Willits' client was looking for in requesting the medium to reach out to her deceased mother. But... — Updated 11/4/2020

 

Ask an expert - DUANE FOLLMAN, CARDIOLOGIST

What should people know about high blood pressure? The Halloween season brings blood-curdling sensory experiences aimed at momentarily spiking one's heart rate. High blood... — Updated 10/28/2020

 

Ask an expert - JUI KHANKARI, NONPROFIT FOUNDER

How can people learn more about artificial intelligence? What does a high school student do when she can't find adequate resources to fuel her interest in artificial intelligence?... — Updated 10/21/2020

 

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