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Pickleball camp has all the right moves

Hinsdale's badminton and pickleball camp at the Robbins Park courts provided a perfect experience for young players this week. The fundamentals of each - said to be two of the... — Updated 6/29/2022


Burlington Park provides backdrop for show

The Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce Fine Arts Show was held last weekend in Burlington Park. Emmett Drechsel spent some time studying the work of James Cole. Photographer Scott... — Updated 6/8/2022


Storm threat moves Hinsdale Central graduation indoors - but it was still a great night to be a Red Devil

Mother Nature provided one more test to prove their "grit" as members of the Hinsdale Central Class of 2022 had to have their graduation ceremony indoors because of threatening... — Updated 6/1/2022


Hinsdale American Legion hosts procession, ceremony to commemorate Memorial Day

It's been three years since the last Memorial Day procession and ceremony was held in Hinsdale. Members of Hinsdale's American Legion Post 250 led the procession up Washington to... — Updated 6/1/2022


A touch of Grace

Chopped champion Grace Goudie visited the Hinsdale Public Library earlier this month to cook and chat about her experiences from waiting tables in Hinsdale to winning the first... — Updated 5/26/2022


Madison students pitch in

The Madison School Kids Care Club celebrated Earth Day by hosting a school wide outdoor clean-up last month. All Madison students were encouraged to pick up trash around the school... — Updated 5/25/2022


Hinsdale shows its true colors to support Walk the Walk for Mental Health

Walk the Walk for Mental Health to support the counseling programs at The Community House bursted out in full color Sunday morning. More than 400 walkers took part in the event.... — Updated 5/18/2022


Windhover returns from its makeover to its brand new pad

On Friday, a month to the day after the Windhover was removed from its home along Washington Street and sent off for a makeover, it returned to its new home sporting its new look.... — Updated 5/11/2022


Zion Candyland preschool prom a sweet event

Children attending the Zion Lutheran Early Childhood Education Center's Candyland preschool prom at the Hinsdale Golf Club April 29 were treated to a full menu of prom activities.... — Updated 5/11/2022


Wind, rain, sun, buses and a ship - along with a dinosaur or two - made it a great evening to be a Red Devil at prom

Minutes before students were about to gather for prom, sirens signaling a tornado warning went off, forcing organizers into the hallways at Hinsdale Central. Then the skies opened u... — Updated 5/4/2022


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


Junior firefighters learn all the right stuff

Hinsdale firefighters hosted a group of junior firefighters at their station earlier this month. The tour included a behind-the-scenes look at station life and a glimpse inside a... — Updated 4/27/2022


Hinsdale Middle School Kindness Club helps donations pour in to help HCS Family Services

With the Stuff the Squad event taking place across District 181 last week, members of the Hinsdale Middle School Kindness Club decided to leverage the opportunity and add the ever... — Updated 4/20/2022


CHMS bands hit all the right notes at competition

The Clarendon Hills Middle School's sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade bands participated in the Illinois Grade School Music Association Festival competition March 19 at CHMS. All... — Updated 3/30/2022


Red Devil Nation goes blue and yellow to help support Ukrainian Red Cross

Hinsdale Central students Bridget Kallas and Niko Rhodes helped to organize a fundraiser Sunday morning to benefit the Ukranian Red Cross. The run/walk was held on Dickinson Field.... — Updated 3/23/2022


Hinsdale Middle School hosts districtwide spelling bee

Students across District 181 participated in the annual district spelling bee last month at Hinsdale Middle School. Participants included (clockwise from left) Srinidhi Rao, HMS;... — Updated 3/2/2022


A jolly old breakfast

The village of Hinsdale sponsored a Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 4 at KLM. With Katherine and Alexander Legge's portraits keeping on eye on things, people moved through the buffet.... — Updated 12/22/2021


Crowds flock to 55th annual Hinsdale Christmas walk

Hinsdale Trustee Neale Byrnes hits the "button" to light the Christmas tree with the help of Santa Friday night at the Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce Christmas Walk. Jack Guerin... — Updated 12/8/2021


Jingle all the way

The Hinsdale Junior Woman's Club held its first Jingle Dash Sunday morning, starting and finishing at Robbins Park. Festive pajamas and a hot chocolate bar were part of the fun.... — Updated 12/8/2021


A great day to Stuff the Truck for Central students

Members of Hinsdale Central's National Honor Society and Business Professionals of America sponsored a Stuff the Truck food drive earlier this month. Their mission was... — Updated 11/23/2021


Housewarming pre-party at Wright house

The octagonal library is one of the distinguishing features of the Bagley House at 121 S. County Line Road, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built in 1894. The Hinsdale... — Updated 11/10/2021


The halls were alive with the sound of music

The last concert held in the Hinsdale Central auditorium - prior to last week - was almost two years ago. The school's music department held its annual Fall Choral Concert Oct. 26,... — Updated 11/3/2021


Olympic events held at Central

The annual World Language Olympics were held last week at Hinsdale Central. Annie Morel was one of the finalists in the water balloon toss. Morel and her sister, Lily, along with... — Updated 10/27/2021


All hands on deck at annual fire and police open house

Parents and children flocked to the annual Hinsdale Fire and Police departments' open house Saturday. With several demonstrations and exhibits, the annual event was a big hit. Zane... — Updated 10/13/2021


When life gives you lemons hold a lemonade stand fundraiser

Madison School fifth-graders from the school's Girl Scout Troop put together a lemonade stand to help raise money for Lurie Children's Hospital. The beneficiary was chosen in part... — Updated 8/18/2021


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