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Bravo, bravo! - Lucy Parry was on hand Friday afternoon to watch her brothers sing in the Oak School multicultural holiday assembly. After the Oak School Chorus sang to the assembled students and...

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News    January 16, 2020 

Winter might not halt construction on parking deck

A mild winter has allowed crews to continue to work this month on the village-owned parking deck near Hinsdale Middle School. “The parking deck is going very well,” said Brad Bloom, assistant village manager. “I’m really pleased with how...

 

Little Miss Ann concert packs the place

The Hinsdale Public Library provided the perfect place for entertainment Sunday afternoon to brighten a cloudy day. "Little Miss Ann" - who is actually Ann Torrabla - had the full house of children...

 

Once upon a time

What's old is new again - Friday afternoon in the central business district hasn't changed much in the past 100 years for Hinsdale students. Back in 1920, it was students from HTHS (Hinsdale Township...

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News    January 16, 2020 

Baker will not return to D86 next year

Carol Baker, who has served as assistant superintendent for academics/chief academic officer in District 86 since Aug. 1, 2018, will be out of a job on June 30. The Hinsdale High School District 86 Board voted unanimously last week not to renew her...

 
 By Ken Knutson    News    January 16, 2020 

Central pool group nearly hits funding level

0-lane pool at Hinsdale Central into funding for the project has nearly reached its goal, according to leaders of the campaign. A group of Central alums and district residents have been working over...

 

Weekly agenda

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23 Hinsdale Central High School 55th and Grant streets...

 

Meeting roundup

Community Consolidated Elementary Dist. 181 Board Among other business Monday, board members: • voted 6-0 to approve advanced and accelerated math criteria, ELA/ACE criteria and the math trajectory to guide placement decisions in grades three to...

 
 By Ken Knutson    News    January 16, 2020 

Village resident admits to embezzling millions

A Hinsdale resident has admitted to misappropriating more than $65 million from individuals and financial institutions, according to a plea agreement filed Jan. 10 with District Judge Andrea Wood and provided by the United States Attorney’s Office...

 

State's attorney charges Hinsdale man with abuse

A Hinsdale man has been charged with sexually abusing a 13-year-old boy he met through the internet, the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office announced Friday. Mark Sadlowski, 26, 532 W. North St., was charged with one count of aggravated...

 
 By Susan Sarkauskas    News    January 16, 2020 

Urban murder trial begins, her son is the first to testify for prosecution

During the opening day of Dominic Sanders’ trial on charges he killed a Hinsdale woman in a 2017 home invasion, prosecutors and the defense agreed Wednesday on just two things: the defendant was in Hinsdale that day and he took two family-heirloom...

 

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Hinsdale Central Coach Mike Wiggins talks to students as the Friday session of his 5 Star Winter Soccer Camp opens. The winter camp, which now meets at Hinsdale Central, has been offered in Hinsdale...

 
 By Ken Knutson    News    January 9, 2020

Senior living may replace IBLP building

A nearly 17-acre parcel in Hinsdale’s northwest corner would become home to a 330,000-square-foot, 262-unit senior living complex under a developer’s proposal. At Tuesday’s Hinsdale Village Board meeting, trustees heard the conceptual plan for...

 

Hinsdale firefighters evacuate residents, extinguish fire

Hinsdale firefighters responded to a call for a house fire at 427 Justina St. at about 11:05 a.m. Wednesday. When they arrived they discovered flames coming from the attached garage in the front of...

 

Once upon a time

Postcards from the past - It was a lot easier to get mail around the country in 1938. This card was simply addressed to Miss Alice Garner, Blue River, Wisconsin. The card was postmarked in Hinsdale...

 

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...

 

Weekly agenda

Community Consolidated Elementary Dist. 181 Board 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13 District office, 115 W. 55th St., Clarendon Hills On the draft agenda: special education spotlight, STEAM iLab update, math ELA placement with math trajectory, one-to-one...

 

Meeting roundup

Hinsdale Village Board Among other business Tuesday, trustees: • approved the submission of a Park and Recreation Facility Construction Program (PARC) grant application to receive up to $2.5 million for renovations to the Lodge at Katherine Legge...

 

Trial in Urban murder case to begin Tuesday

The jury trial for the man accused of murdering Andrea Urban in her Hinsdale home is scheduled to start Tuesday. Dominic Sanders, 30, of 819 White Oak Lane, University Park, is charged with first degree murder for killing Urban, a 51-year-old mother...

 

Town hall on 5G is Wednesday

Learn more about 5G, how 5G will affect the community and how to take action at a town hall meeting set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, at The Community House, 415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale. Hinsdale Village Board and DuPage County Board members will...

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News    January 9, 2020

More than 250 new laws, fees in Illinois

Jan. 1 marks the start of a new year — and the enactment of a number of new laws and fees for Illinois residents. Most are aware of the law making recreational marijuana legal, but it’s just one of more than 250 that went into effect last week....

 

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Book break - Scarlett Garber, along with her mom and brothers Michael and Grant, spent some time Friday visiting the Hinsdale Public Library. Each kid found a perfect place to read before embarking...

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News    January 2, 2020

Holidays in Hinsdale were good for many

A growing economy and a shortened holiday season, with six days fewer between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year than in 2018, contributed to healthy retail sales in December. Hinsdale merchants...

 

Once upon a time

The home Zook built ... and lived in. Built in 1924 at 327 S. Oak St., this home was designed by Hinsdale architect R. Harold Zook for his own family. When it was slated to be demolished, the...

 
 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...

 

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