Cindy Hval

Cindy Hval

Cindy Hval is a freelance columnist for the Voices neighborhood sections. Her Front Porch column appears twice a month in the Thursday Voice.

Recent Stories

GU, neighbors throwing party

Universities tend to be self-contained worlds. Many students live, study, work and play right on campus and don’t get to know the people who live in the surrounding area. That’s been the case with ...

Airman hiking 710 miles to honor wounded soldiers

Tech. Sgt. Stacy Trosine is on the journey of a lifetime. The Fairchild Air Force Base airman is hiking 710 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, much of it alone, in honor of three soldiers she serve...

Teacups hold warm memories 

Blowing dust off the top of the cardboard box, I opened it to find a stash of treasures, carefully wrapped in newspapers – my teacup collection. Two years ago, I’d packed them away when Derek rem...

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Recent Blog Posts

Drunk listed? 

AURORA, Ill. -- The police department in Illinois' second largest city is going to compile a "habitual drunkard" list to help fight public intoxication. Aurora Police Department Sgt. Tom McNamara ...

Me in any language 

I have this embarrassing, unconscious habit of taking on the speech patterns and accents of people I'm talking with. This morning I interviewed a German who immigrated to the States in the late 50'...

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