• Man charged with attempted murder of Elmhurst resident out walking dog
  • Summer campers
  • Giving the gift of life
  • Sprucing up a Little Free Library
  • Home delivery
  • Ready for takeoff
  • Collective voices against racism come together in Lombard
  • Man charged with attempted murder of Elmhurst resident out walking dog

    Man charged with attempted murder of Elmhurst resident out walking dog

    On Wednesday, July 1, DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Elmhurst Chief of Police Michael Ruth announced that a 22- year-old man had been charged with Attempt First Degree Murder for allegedly shooting an Elmhurst man last May. Charged with one count of Attempt First Degree Murder and […]

  • Summer campers

    Summer campers

    CHRIS FOX PHOTO The Villa Park Parks and Recreation Department’s summer camps for children began last week at the Iowa Community Center. The photo from Friday, June 19, shows members of the Adventure Camp, which welcomes kids ages 8-12. Pictured left to right with camp counselors Olivia Hartshorn (far left) […]

  • Giving the gift of life

    Giving the gift of life

    JANE CHARMELO PHOTO Camille Piazza, an account representative for Versiti Blood Center of Illinois, stopped by the Village of Lombard Blood Drive Wednesday, June 17, at the First Church of Lombard-UCC, and ended up donating blood while she was there. She is pictured with phlebotomist Latasha Lawrence.

  • Sprucing up a Little Free Library

    Sprucing up a Little Free Library

    CHRIS FOX PHOTO Katie Bennette of the Villa Park Public Library’s circulation department recently applied some fresh paint to the Little Free Library located near the Rotary Club Playground at Harvard Avenue and the Illinois Prairie Path. The Little Free Library is part of the Villa Park Public Library’s outreach […]

  • Home delivery

    Home delivery

    CHRIS FOX PHOTO About 175 District 44 staff members volunteered to visit the homes of students who just completed their eighth-grade year at Glenn Westlake Middle School. The staff members were divided into teams that visited the students’ homes on Friday. The special deliveries to each of the approximately 350 […]

  • Ready for takeoff

    Ready for takeoff

    CHRIS FOX PHOTO The skate park near Villa Park’s Iowa Community Center opened for the season last week. The area had been closed this spring because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In early May, village staff placed wood chips inside the skate park after receiving numerous complaints about skateboarders using the […]

  • Collective voices against racism come together in Lombard

    Collective voices against racism come together in Lombard

    JANE CHARMELO PHOTO On Sunday, June 7, hundreds of people gathered in solidarity at Lombard’s Four Seasons Park to speak out against racism and to remember George Floyd, who died May 25, after being held down by a Minneapolis police officer. One of the speakers, Yasmin Toto—a Glendale Heights resident […]

 

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