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 By Pamela Lannom    News

ALCW adapts to meet needs in new ways

Re-imagining has become standard operating procedure for Assistance League of Chicagoland West members. They've had to rethink everything from how to distribute coats to... — Updated 9/30/2020

 

Adaptability keeps business thriving

The world's greatest inventions are born of necessity. For Hinsdale Central High School alum Sophia Karbowski, that need was for a quick and healthy snack. Karbowski was studying... — Updated 8/12/2020

 

Teen discovers new skill during pandemic

Like most people, Isabella Xu was finding it hard to escape the constant flow of news, headlines and updates regarding the spread of COVID-19. But despite the 24-7 onslaught of... — Updated 7/29/2020

 

Pantry provides for needs beyond food

It takes more than food to care for a family, but many food assistance programs don't allow for purchases of the things needed to keep ourselves and our homes clean - things that... — Updated 7/15/2020

 

Pediatric dentist cautiously reopens practice

Mira Albert's pediatric dental practice was preparing to close its doors even before the world shut down due to COVID-19. "By March 15 I realized we just needed to not be seeing pat... — Updated 6/10/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Chocolate just makes everything better

Helping others is part of the culture at World's Finest Chocolate. So when COVID-19 restrictions were put in place, the folks who work at the Chicago company found themselves in... — Updated 5/27/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Hinsdale Restaurant Week goes virtual

Hinsdale's first Virtual Restaurant Week is set for May 18-24. Don't worry - the food will be real. And delicious. At Vistro, chef/owner Paul Virant's carryout menu will feature a f... — Updated 5/13/2020

 
 By Ken Knutson    News

Youth taking action in COVID-19 fight

Local young people are leading the way during the pandemic in responding to the community's need for personal protective equipment, including these teens answering the call. Let's... — Updated 5/6/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Hinsdale ER handling patient load well

Dr. Herb Zerth is fortunate he's not working under the same conditions as his colleagues back East. "I feel for the providers in New York who are just completely overwhelmed," said... — Updated 4/29/2020

 
 By Ken Knutson    News

Rush/Copley ICU doc tackles COVID-19

Just as lessons in handwashing have suddenly gone from banal to illuminating, critical care physician Hesham Hassaballa of Hinsdale had never contemplated needing instructions on... — Updated 4/22/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Fowlers have global, local perspective

As a member of the global pandemic executive team for Tate & Lyle, a UK-based food ingredients/solutions company, Tim Fowler spends most of his weekday mornings hearing how... — Updated 4/16/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Wellness House connections now virtual

Thirty-six hours. That's how long Executive Director Lisa Kolavennu and the staff at Wellness House gave themselves to convert all the programs they offered in person into ones... — Updated 4/8/2020

 
 By Ken Knutson    News

High-tech tool tapped in COVID-19 fight

To help outfit local health care workers with the personal protective equipment needed to treat COVID-19 patients, the Hinsdale Public Library and community school media resource... — Updated 4/8/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Family ties grow stronger for Sullivans

Mike Sullivan hasn’t been traveling to his office in the Loop for a few weeks now, but he’s been busier than ever. “I have been crazed all day and am going to be even crazier... — Updated 4/1/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Stay-at-home order won't stop the news

Hinsdale's Chuck Goudie, an investigative reporter at ABC 7 Eyewitness News, is used to broadcasting from wherever the news takes him. He covered the days following the Sept. 11,... — Updated 3/25/2020

 

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