• Breakfast with the Bunny
  • Woman of the Year
  • Three elected to the Villa Park Village Board
  • 50 years and counting
  • Woman builds new life after series of surgeries restores vision
  • Open for the season
  • Celebrating Lombard’s past
  • Breakfast with the Bunny

    Breakfast with the Bunny

    CHRIS FOX PHOTOS The Villa Park Parks and Recreation Department held its annual Breakfast with the Bunny event on Saturday morning at the Iowa Community Center. Children enjoyed breakfast, arts and crafts and taking pictures with the Bunny before going outside for the egg hunt. Brothers (left to right) Joey […]

  • Woman of the Year

    Woman of the Year

    STEVE SPODEN PHOTO Public-spirited Velta Kopacek was honored as Lombard Service League’s 2019 Woman of the Year during the league’s April 11 meeting in the Lombard Village Hall Community Room. League members, guests, family members and friends were on hand for the announcement of the league’s 55th Woman of the […]

  • Three elected to the Villa Park Village Board

    Three elected to the Villa Park Village Board

    FILE AND SUBMITTED PHOTOS The winners in last week’s election to fill three open seats on the Villa Park Village Board included two first-time candidates and one current trustee. Kevin Patrick, who had never run for office before, received the most votes in the four-way race for three available seats […]

  • 50 years and counting

    50 years and counting

    STEVE SPODEN PHOTOS On Tuesday, April 2, over 30 Lombard Garden Club volunteers met at Lilacia Park to prune and pot the 450 Lilac bushes offered for sale at the club’s 50th Anniversary Lilac Bush Sale. The dates of the sale are Thursday, May 9, 3-7 p.m.; Friday, May 10, […]

  • Woman builds new life after series of surgeries restores vision

    Woman builds new life after series of surgeries restores vision

    Annie Pawlisz, 28, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 1996 when she was 5 years old. By the time she was 22, she knew the condition increased her risk for a host of health problems, including heart disease, nerve damage and blindness. Still, she wasn’t too worried in early […]

  • Open for the season

    Open for the season

    CHRIS FOX PHOTOS The Villa Park Historical Museum opens the 2019 season today—April 4, with three new exhibits: “Vintage Board Games,” “Vintage Toys for Boys” and “Vintage Toys for Girls.” The “Game of Villa Park,” created as a fundraiser several years ago by the Villa Park Chamber of Commerce, will […]

  • Celebrating Lombard’s past

    Celebrating Lombard’s past

    STEVE SPODEN PHOTO In celebration of Lombard’s 150th anniversary, the Lombard Historical Society Carriage House exhibit, Building Lombard: Celebrating 150 years, is now on display. The exhibit, which runs through Aug. 31, features artifacts, maps and photographs of people and places from Lombard’s past. Also featured is an 1869 Lombard […]

 

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