The Doings Weekly
Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills District 181 board stays frugal with tax levy
In a 4-3 vote, the Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills Elementary District 181 Board approved a 2013 tax levy request Dec. 9 less than recommended by the head of the district's business operations.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Violent Home Invasion in LG Park, Oak Brook Robber Sentenced: Crime Catch-Up
For those readers interested in keeping up on local crime, Patch has compiled all of the crime stories published this week on Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills Patch and other nearby sites.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Doings Weekly
Things to do around Burr Ridge this weekend, Dec. 6-8
Get into the holiday spirit with our top five things to do around Burr Ridge this weekend.
Man Charged With Fleeing Late-Night Accident After Striking Sign
Marina Andon, 70, of the 9700 block of South 82nd Court, Hickory Hills, was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, police said, after rear-ending with her 1987 Volvo 240 Series a 2013 Acura RDX that had slowed for a right-turning vehicle ahead on eastbound Ogden Avenue near Central Avenue at 2:39 p.m. No injuries were reported, but ... (more)
Wed Dec 04, 2013
DUI for Driver Found on Hinsdale Train Tracks
A 17-year-old male juvenile from Clarendon Hills and a 17-year-old male juvenile from Willowbrook were charged with unlawful use of alcohol after they were observed to be under the influence of alcohol during a traffic stop for disobeying a stop sign near the intersection of 55th and Garfield streets at 12:33 a.m., police said.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Phil Caputo's 'The Longest Road' the 2014 Big Read Book
The Longest Road by Philip Caputo is the 2014 Big Read Book for 10 of Chicago's west suburban public libraries.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
The Business Ledger
AIA names 2013 Design Award winners
The American Institute of Architects Northeast Illinois Chapter celebrated its 2013 Design Awards.
Train-Rider Charged With Stealing $2,600 in Conductor's Personal Items
A 16-year-old male juvenile from Woodridge was charged with theft, police said, after he allegedly stole four bottles of Ciroc vodka from Jewel-Osco, 303 Holmes Ave., at around 11 p.m. An investigation led to the charge after police responded to a report of a male yelling while running out of the bushes outside Jewel into a black Ford Explorer that ... (more)
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Roman Decorating Sold; Russo Departs
Leading wallcovering sundries supplier Roman Decorating Products LLC has been sold, and longtime president Jerry Russo has left the company, the parties have announced.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Study No wrongdoing with Donoroo funds
A board member at Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills School District 181 has checked the results of an investigation and confirmed there was no malfeasance or misappropriation of funds when money was raised at a charity event at Clarendon Hills Middle School and not immediately distributed to some non-profits.As part of the two-phase study, board member Gary ... (more)
Naperville's Seager Park Interpretive Center honored in Illinois design awards
The American Institute of Architects Northeast Illinois Chapter celebrated its 2013 Design Awards on Oct. 10, 2013.
What's Open on Thanksgiving Day in Western Springs?
Thanksgiving is a day of relaxation and reflection. It's a day to think about what you're thankful for as you spend valuable time with family and friends.
The Doings Weekly
'The Longest Road' chosen for the Big Read 2014
Who hasn't dreamed of leaving the day to day behind and setting out on a cross country trip to see America? The Pulitzer Prize-winning author's newest book, "The Longest Road," is this year's choice for The Big Read , an annual series of events that encourages readers to share a single book.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
What's Going on Thanksgiving Week in Western Springs?
Click on the links to see the events' Patch listings and get more information. Want your event to be featured in a future edition of The Week Ahead? Post it now to the Western Springs Patch events calendar ! Have a great week! Willis Tower Tour & Skydeck Experience -November 25, 2013, 10:00 AM Add To Your Calendar -The Community House: 415 West ... (more)
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Block by Block Hinsdale: Where Are Children in Poverty, Families Without Plumbing?
Click through on the links below to see what Hinsdale and Clarendon Hills look like, by the numbers and by the block.
The Doings Weekly
Salt Creek Ballet's - Nutcracker' a tradition for many
Cost: $31 for adults, $26 for seniors and children 12 and younger for Nov. 30; $37 for adults and $31 for seniors and children for Dec. 1 Additional Info: Additional performances take place Dec. 7 at The Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University and Dec. 14 and 15 at The North Shore Center for Performing Arts in Skokie.
Hinsdale parents petition for smaller class sizes
Some parents in Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills School District 181 want smaller class sizes and more reading and differentiation specialists to help children in schools that lagged behind others, according to recent assessment results.Leslie Gray, a parent of two children at Monroe Elementary School, gathered 240 signatures on the petition, which she ... (more)
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Employee Suspected of Stealing Up to $5K From Spa
A 17-year-old male juvenile from Clarendon Hills was charged with possession of cannabis and drug paraphernalia, police said, after a green leafy substance that field-tested positive for cannabis and the paraphernalia were found on him during a traffic stop for improper lane use in the 700 block of North York Road at 7:38 p.m. Police said a former ... (more)
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Patch Roundup: Coroner Says IU Freshman Died of Overdose, Man Charged with Stalking Judge
IU Freshman Died of 'Accidental Overdose,' Coroner Says -Abbey Bott of Clarendon Hills was found dead in her Bloomington dorm room last month.