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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


It takes a Safety Village

Kids took to the streets of Safety Village again this summer following last year's hiatus because of COVID-19. The program is sponsored by the Katie Satkamp Memorial Foundation in... — Updated 7/28/2021


Bikes for military kids

Members of the Rotary Club of Hinsdale, along with the USO, donated 100 new bikes and helmets to children of active duty military families living in Illinois. The event was held at... — Updated 6/30/2021


COVID-19 - Hinsdale Central 21 on Dickinson Field Monday night

As the COVID-19 pandemic winds down, the Hinsdale Central Class of 2021 was the victor on Dickinson Field Monday night, with graduation being held in person. Gianna Dugan (top... — Updated 5/19/2021


Conquering COVID-19 on stage

A safe way to share the work of the Hinsdale Dance Academy's production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" was to film the comedy. The cameras spent a week capturing the action before... — Updated 5/12/2021


All dressed up and somewhere to go

The Red Devil Gala Prom was held outdoors at Dickinson Field Saturday night. And while it was different than a traditional prom, at least the Class of 2021 could enjoy this... — Updated 5/5/2021


Dozens gather for first Memory Mile

Several stations were set up for participants who walked the Memory Mile in Robbins Park earlier this month. Sophia Marzullo takes a minute to write a message to her late... — Updated 4/21/2021


Messy Mixed Media delivers

The Messy Mixed Media class at The Community House gave children the chance to get fully involved in their paintings. Using fingers and sometimes hands gave them a chance to be... — Updated 3/31/2021


Getting in to the swing of things with Fortnightly

The 2021 season of Fortnightly kicked off recently at The Community House. Teaching "dancing and decorum" to eighth-graders is the goal of the program, which has been offered since... — Updated 3/31/2021


Original musical takes to the 'green screen' stage

Students of BAMtheatre's Junior Conservatory Ensemble spent almost a year doing in-depth training on musical theater techniques and creation. The students, in third through eighth... — Updated 3/10/2021


A snack for the palate with a palette on the side

What could be better than creating art with a helping of cookies on the side? Gabrielle Tufano teaches several painting techniques in her monthly Cookies and Canvas class at The... — Updated 3/3/2021


Cookie break is sweet at Zion ECEC

Children at the Zion Lutheran Early Childhood Education Center were in for a treat or two Feb. 11 while they celebrated Valentine's Day with some crafts and a few cookies with... — Updated 2/17/2021


District 86 opens doors for vaccination site

Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South high schools served as COVID-19 vaccinations sites Feb. 4-6. The first groups to receive the first dose of the vaccine were Hinsdale High School... — Updated 2/10/2021


Union Church volunteers serving up gourmet meals for PADS clients

More than a dozen volunteers from Union Church spent the better part of the day Jan. 26 under the direction and help of chef and restaurant owner Paul Virant, preparing and cooking... — Updated 2/3/2021


It was a great day to stuff the truck

It didn't take very long for the Hinsdale Central students from the National Honor Society and the Business Professionals of America to fill a truck from the People's Resource... — Updated 11/18/2020


All the right moves

Students who took the Illinois Chess Teachers chess camp at The Community House played both indoors and outdoors. While playing outdoors, teacher Paul Raso was able to dissect and... — Updated 8/19/2020


Drive-in dance recital lets a little bit of normal get back on stage

The Hinsdale Dance Academy held their eighth annual dance recital as a socially distanced drive-in theater in July. Through eight performances over two days the performers were... — Updated 8/5/2020


BAM hosts outdoor summer camp

BAM Broadway Workshop Summer Camps are being held outdoors at Burns Field this year. Keeping socially distant and masked when appropriate, the children learned dances and songs... — Updated 7/29/2020


Balloon launch helps friends say farewell

Kendall Miller writes a message to Monica Rincon Dooley before hundreds of balloons are launched in her memory July 8 at Robbins Park. The launch was planned by friends of Monica,... — Updated 7/15/2020


Parade, cake for 90th birthday

Gerrie Picchietti celebrated her 90th birthday with a parade and neighborhood "party" in front of her home in Graue Mill. And while the wind prevented the lighting of the candles... — Updated 4/29/2020


The sidewalks are alive with the colors of the rainbow

The village's sidewalks have become the backdrop to dozens of chalk creations ranging from works of art to messages of joy and hope. Some are small, and some very large, as sisters... — Updated 4/8/2020


Out for a spin around the neighborhood

Combining a run with a bike ride was the perfect way to get out of the house Sunday morning. Joy Holmes and her daughter, Ellison, did just that as they head up Madison... — Updated 3/25/2020


Teachers rule in HMS basketball game

The crowd was split at the annual student-staff basketball game at Hinsdale Middle School Jan. 31, with some cheering for the teachers and others rooting for fellow students. The... — Updated 2/12/2020


Christmas Walk ushers in holiday

Crowds of people filled the central business district and Burlington Park Friday evening to celebrate the Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce's 54th annual Christmas Walk. Children lined... — Updated 12/11/2019


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