Week in Review: 'Dangerous' Spot Becomes Four-Way Stop, Central Construction on Schedule
Patch looks back at five of the most read stories from the week of July 16 to July 20.
1. New Stop Signs Approved for Intersection Where Teen Hit by Car: Hinsdale Village President Tom Cauley said that the intersection of 8th and Monroe streets is known as one of the most dangerous in Hinsdale.
2. Summer Improvements 'On Schedule' at Hinsdale Central, Hinsdale South: District 86's contractor updated the school board on the 2012 capital improvements projects and said they should be completed in time for the start of school on Aug. 22.
3. Washington Post: Hinsdale Central Sixth Most Challenging School in Illinois: As opposed to the Newsweek "America's Best High Schools" list, the Post's criteria is more focused on the "level of a high school’s commitment to preparing average students for college."
4. Hinsdale Teen Runs Tropical Sno Location to Raise Money for Charity: Patrick Williams, a recent graduate of St. Ignatius, is operating the shaved ice shop until July 28; all profits are going towards clean water in developing countries.
5. 9-year-old Hinsdale Rider to Compete at World's Championship Horse Show: Thea Merlo will head to Louisville in August to compete in the saddlebred division.