• Picture Book Picnic
  • The 2020 Lilac Queen
  • Drive-through graduation
  • Drive-through graduation
  • Villa Park Historical Museum opens for the season
  • Proud parents
  • Villa Park residents organize their own holiday parade
  • Picture Book Picnic

    Picture Book Picnic

    CHRIS FOX PHOTO Whitney Martin (left) and Amity Davis (right) of the Villa Park Public Library’s youth services department visited the Iowa Community Center recently for a Picture Book Picnic. Library staff members held multiple Picture Book Picnic events at the community center on Wednesdays in June and July. All […]

  • The 2020 Lilac Queen

    The 2020 Lilac Queen

    CHRIS FOX PHOTO Jamya Whitman was named the 2020 Lilac Queen during the coronation ceremony in Lilacia Park on Saturday, July 25. This year’s ceremony was originally scheduled to take place on May 2, but it was postponed for more than two months because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Queen Jamya […]

  • Drive-through graduation

    Drive-through graduation

    CHRIS FOX PHOTO Montini Catholic High School’s Class of 2020 was originally scheduled to celebrate its commencement on May 17. That ceremony was canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s graduates finally had a chance to cross the stage in their caps and gowns during a drive-through event in […]

  • Drive-through graduation

    Drive-through graduation

    CHRIS FOX PHOTO Montini Catholic High School’s Class of 2020 was originally scheduled to celebrate its commencement on May 17. That ceremony was canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s graduates finally had a chance to cross the stage in their caps and gowns during a drive-through event in […]

  • Villa Park Historical Museum opens for the season

    Villa Park Historical Museum opens for the season

    CHRIS FOX PHOTO The Villa Park Historical Museum opened for the 2020 season on July 7. The museum usually opens for the year in early April, but this year’s opening was delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The museum is located at 220 S. Villa Ave., just south of the […]

  • Proud parents

    Proud parents

    JANE CHARMELO PHOTO Anthony Collins, 18, (second from left) and Alyssa York, 19, (center) each received a $1,500 scholarship from the Lombard Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association, in a ceremony held Tuesday, July 7, at the Lombard Village Hall. According to Scholarship Committee Chair Jeannie Logan, recipients are children of […]

  • Villa Park residents organize their own holiday parade

    Villa Park residents organize their own holiday parade

    CHRIS FOX PHOTO The Village of Villa Park’s traditional Fourth of July parade was canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The parade route passes by the Madison Street home of the Behnke family. About one week before this year’s holiday, the Behnkes organized a parade that welcomed children […]

 

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