A festive Fourth in Hinsdale

The American Legion Color Guard of Ron Wallin (from left), Jack Forbell, Clayton Smith, Peter Magnuson and Joe Craig follows the emergency vehicles to kick off the annual Fourth of July parade through downtown Hinsdale Monday. Hinsdale Central's Red Devil Marching Band delivers some patriotic music and veterans wave to the crowd from an Excalibur convertible. (photos by Jon Langham for The Hinsdalean)