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 By Ken Knutson    Experts 

Ask an expert - NICOLE SCHIEVER, EMERGENCY NURSE DIRECTOR

What does it take to be an emergency nurse? Nicole Schiever, nurse director of AdventHealth Hinsdale's emergency department, summed up the typical state of her work environment in... — Updated 10/5/2022

 
 By Ken Knutson    Experts

Ask an expert - BRIAN STANTON, MARATHON RUNNER

How do you prepare for a marathon? When Brian Stanton moved to Hinsdale last year from Charlotte, N.C., the avid distance runner was unfamiliar with the area's best training... — Updated 9/28/2022

 
 By Ken Knutson    Experts

Ask an expert - DEBRA DUDEK, GENEAOLOGIST

What should people know about genealogy research? Genealogy specialist Debra Dudek was enlisted to help a woman find where her late father was buried. "There had been a divorce and... — Updated 9/14/2022

 

Ask an expert - It takes a village - ANDRIANNA PETERSON, ASSISTANT VILLAGE MANAGER

From the time she was a kid, municipal government has interested Andrianna Peterson, Hinsdale's newly hired assistant village manager. "My mother was an employee of the city of... — Updated 9/7/2022

 
 By Ken Knutson    Experts

Ask an expert - CHERYL JOYAL, FOLK FEST CO-PRODUCER

What is the Fox Valley Music & Storytelling Festival? Hinsdale is going unplugged this weekend - musically speaking - when it plays host to one of the largest folk music events... — Updated 8/31/2022

 

Ask an expert - MAGGIE GERTH, ENTREPRENEUR

What inspired your new suitcase design? Hinsdale resident Maggie Gerth spent several years as an investment banker, but no one needs to be good at math to know that six people, six... — Updated 8/24/2022

 

Ask and expert - Donovan Laux, fashion designer

When preparing to venture outside the house, people will often remind one another that "it's not a fashion show." That statement doesn't apply to Donovan Laux of Hinsdale. For this... — Updated 8/17/2022

 

Ask an Expert - It takes a village NINA SZAFLARSKI, ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES ANALYST

There's no such thing as a typical day in the life of Nina Szaflarski, administrative services analyst at the Hinsdale Police Department. "Whatever comes up, I go with it," said... — Updated 8/10/2022

 
 By Ken Knutson    Experts

Ask an expert - It takes a village - ALISON BROTHEN, VILLAGE FINANCE DIRECTOR

After college Alison Brothen was having trouble reconciling her accounting degree with a job opportunity. One day, while manning a fitness club front desk in the interim, Brothen... — Updated 8/3/2022

 

Ask an expert - It takes a village - KAREN BUCCIERI, WATER BILLING CLERK

If you live in Hinsdale and get a call from someone telling you your toilet is running, it might not be a prank. It might be Karen Buccieri. Hinsdale's water billing clerk pays... — Updated 7/27/2022

 
 By Ken Knutson    Experts

Ask an expert - It takes a village - AL DIAZ, ASSISTANT VILLAGE ENGINEER

Words from a nun's lips to Al Diaz' ear cast the vision that would guide his professional life. "I had a high school physics teacher - Sister Ellen, one of the few nuns that taught... — Updated 7/20/2022

 
 By Pamela Lannom    Experts

Ask an expert - It takes a village - Chris Bruton, village clerk

At the time Chris Bruton graduated from college, women were encouraged to follow one of two career paths - nursing or teaching. She planned to be an English teacher, only to... — Updated 7/13/2022

 
 By Ken Knutson    Experts

It takes a village - JON CARLSON, DEPUTY FIRE CHIEF

As a young firefighter with the Hinsdale Fire Department nearly a quarter-century ago, Jon Carlson responded to a warehouse fire in Lombard. "I remember how dark it was from the... — Updated 7/6/2022

 

Ask an expert - It takes a village - MAGGIE SOUTH, ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

People across the United States look forward to July 4 as a day to spend with family and friends, to relax and to celebrate. But for Maggie South of the Hinsdale Parks and... — Updated 6/29/2022

 
 By Ken Knutson    Experts

Ask an expert - LIZ HEINECKE, AUTHOR

What should we know about Loie Fuller? Loie Fuller was born before Hinsdale was, on a chilly January night in 1862 at the Castle Inn near what is now the village intersection of... — Updated 6/22/2022

 

Ask an expert DEBORAH KRAUS, DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

How does the pet walk benefit the humane society? A decades-old Hinsdale tradition continues Saturday, June 25, as the Hinsdale Humane Society presents its annual Pet Walk... — Updated 6/15/2022

 
 By Ken Knutson    Experts

Ask an expert - WANDA SWIK, ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

What does the athletics administrative assistant do? The thrilling action of high school sports has nothing on the Hinsdale Central athletic department. Just ask the department's... — Updated 6/8/2022

 

Ask an expert - AMY SMETANA, JEWELRY ARTIST

How did you start making jewelry? Amy Smetana admits she didn't know much about jewelry when a neighbor asked her to repair a broken bracelet years ago. But rather than say no,... — Updated 6/1/2022

 
 By Ken Knutson    Experts

Ask an expert - BOB BARR, PHILANTHROPY FOUNDER

How can people help the Ukrainian people? When COVID-19 forced Americans to embrace home entertainment like never before, U.S. soldiers serving overseas didn't have the luxury of... — Updated 5/25/2022

 

Ask an expert - Agent profile - TRACY ANDERSON, COMPASS REAL ESTATE

As a real estate broker, Tracy Anderson's job isn't only to help clients buy and sell their houses. She's also an emotional navigator, creating a clear and steady path for buyers... — Updated 5/18/2022

 

Ask an expert - SUSAN MEYER, ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER

What is teaching first grade like? First grade is a time of immense learning and growth for most children - a fact that has been both the greatest joy and the biggest challenge of... — Updated 5/4/2022

 

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What inspired you to launch Vitaminis? Much was lost during the pandemic that began in March 2020, including Leslie Danford's job in the hospitality field. Laid off early in the... — Updated 4/20/2022

 
 By Ken Knutson    Experts

Ask an Expert - Business Profile - Nourished

Much is made of the search for work/life balance. But what about body balance? Hinsdale's Nourished wants to be your guide. "That's what we're about - trying to get people to a... — Updated 4/13/2022

 

Ask an expert - KATIE GALLAGHER, EDUCATION DIRECTOR, CANDOR HEALTH EDUCATION

How does a video game help protect kids? As a former middle school teacher and principal, Katie Gallagher is familiar with the challenges faced by teens and pre-teens. As education... — Updated 4/6/2022

 

Ask an expert - KAREN SCHULTZ, SOCIAL WORKER AND AUTHOR

Why did you write your latest book? Karen Schultz is a licensed clinical social worker, spiritual teacher, medium and healer with almost four decades of experience specializing in p... — Updated 3/30/2022

 

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