• Peaceful protest held in Elmhurst City Centre
  • Quiet remembrance
  • Flooding in Villa Park
  • Boy Scout Troop 202 food drive benefits local food pantry
  • Graduates celebrate
  • Water, water everywhere
  • Taking orders
  • Peaceful protest held in Elmhurst City Centre

    Peaceful protest held in Elmhurst City Centre

    IMG_3231 (2) (Click on link for video) By Peter Cruger For The Independent Newspapers The City of Elmhurst prepared most of the day on Tuesday, June 2, for a protest in response to the police killing of George Floyd.  The protest was scheduled for 4:00 p.m. on June 2 in […]

  • Quiet remembrance

    Quiet remembrance

    CHRIS FOX PHOTO Villa Park Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post No. 2801 did not hold its annual Memorial Day ceremony this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In recent years the post has held its Memorial Day service at Cortesi Veterans Memorial Park, 320 E. Kenilworth Ave. The photo […]

  • Flooding in Villa Park

    Flooding in Villa Park

    SUBMITTED PHOTO After a vehicle tried, but failed, to go through recent flooding near Addison Avenue and Madison Street in Villa Park, Dave and Benjamin DeJong waded through waist-deep water to rescue a woman with three children.

  • Boy Scout Troop 202 food drive benefits local food pantry

    Boy Scout Troop 202 food drive benefits local food pantry

    SUBMITTED PHOTO Boy Scout Troop 202 in Lombard recently held a contactless food drive to benefit the Lombard/Villa Park Food Pantry, which is run by the First United Methodist Church. Scouts dropped off flyers on May 9 detailing what types of donations would benefit the food pantry during this time of need. […]

  • Graduates celebrate

    Graduates celebrate

    CHRIS FOX PHOTO Four members of Willowbrook High School’s Class of 2020 are pictured outside of the school on Saturday, May 16. Pictured left to right are Kate Gargano, Shannon Knudtson, Loren Perry and Emy Hayes. Willowbrook seniors were supposed to celebrate their graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 17, but […]

  • Water, water everywhere

    Water, water everywhere

    MIKE SANDROLINI PHOTOS Like many communities throughout DuPage County, Lombard was recently deluged with rain. On its Facebook page May 17, the village announced that Lombard had received 7.03 inches of rain between May 14 and May 17. This large lot (top photo) between two homes along Finley Road was […]

  • Taking orders

    Taking orders

    CHRIS FOX PHOTO Hi-View Restaurant in Villa Park, which has been open since 1962, is providing its customers with delivery, carryout and curbside service while all Illinois restaurants are closed to on-site dining. Gov. JB Pritzker ordered all of the state’s restaurants to close to dine-in service in mid-March because […]

 

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