• CORRECTION: Inaccuracies in Park Board race story
  • Election season officially opens with LWV Candidate’s Forum
  • Once a Warrior, always a Warrior
  • ‘Lifesavers’ honored by Lombard Village Board
  • Pedestrian struck, killed by freight train near Ardmore, Union Pacific railroad tracks
  • Willowbrook presents ‘Almost, Maine’—Feb. 7-9
  • Artist Sheldon Peck to be celebrated
  • CORRECTION: Inaccuracies in Park Board race story

    CORRECTION: Inaccuracies in Park Board race story

    In the Feb. 7th issue of the Elmhurst Independent, a story appeared about Candidate’s Forum hosted by the League of Women Voters on Sunday, Feb. 10. In the list of candidates running for Elmhurst Park District, Claire Kubiesa was left out. The story also indicated that voters would select three […]

  • Election season officially opens with LWV Candidate’s Forum

    Election season officially opens with LWV Candidate’s Forum

    Eight vie for four seats on District 205 School Board By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent On the afternoon of Sunday, Feb. 10, about 100 people were in and out of Council Chambers at Elmhurst City Hall, where the Elmhurst League of Women Voters (LWV-Elmhurst) was hosting a Candidate’s […]

  • Once a Warrior, always a Warrior

    Once a Warrior, always a Warrior

    The 2019 inductees into the Willowbrook High School Athletic Hall of Fame included longtime Villa Park resident Brendan McArdle, who was inducted as an outstanding contributor. The athletic hall of fame held its 10th annual induction banquet on Jan. 31. One night later, the honorees were recognized at Willowbrook’s boys […]

  • ‘Lifesavers’ honored by Lombard Village Board

    ‘Lifesavers’ honored by Lombard Village Board

    The Village of Lombard held a special recognition ceremony before the Feb. 7 Lombard Village Board of Trustees meeting to honor Lombard Police Officer Dan Herrera and Lombard residents Justin Mueller and Stephen Spapperi. On the evening of Jan. 14, the three came to the aid of 96-year-old Antoinette Lazarra, […]

  • Pedestrian struck, killed by freight train near Ardmore, Union Pacific railroad tracks

    Pedestrian struck, killed by freight train near Ardmore, Union Pacific railroad tracks

    On Monday, Villa Park Police and Fire Departments responded to the area of Ardmore and the Union Pacific Railroad tracks for the report of a pedestrian who was struck by a westbound Union Pacific freight train at around 3:59 a.m. A 38-year-old man was fatally struck by the freight train, […]

  • Willowbrook presents ‘Almost, Maine’—Feb. 7-9

    Willowbrook presents ‘Almost, Maine’—Feb. 7-9

    Willowbrook High School’s theater department is presenting its winter play—“Almost, Maine”—this week. The first performance is tonight, Feb. 7, followed by performances on Friday, Feb. 8, and Saturday, Feb. 9. Each presentation begins at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. The box office will open at 6:15 p.m. on the night […]

  • Artist Sheldon Peck to be celebrated

    Artist Sheldon Peck to be celebrated

    A kick-off reception by the Lombard Historical Society for its upcoming special exhibit, “Sheldon Peck: Footsteps of His Life,” will be held at the historic Chicago Golf Club in Wheaton on March 14. The event will be hosted by Bob and Caroline Jacobsen and will feature renowned speaker and Peck […]

 

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Mary Patricia Gilpin

Mary Patricia Gilpin

February 6, 2019 Mary Patricia Gilpin April 10, 1925 – February 6, 2019 Beloved wife of the late Harold Gilpin and devoted mother of Gail (Henry) Dyn, Pamela (Robert) Worley, John (Karen) Gilpin, Timothy (Julie) Gilpin and the late Deborah (survived by Timothy) Kella; dear grandmother to twelve grandchildren and […]

 
 

Deborah M. Kella

Deborah M. Kella

Deborah M. Kella August 3, 1958 – February 9, 2019 Kella, Deborah “Debbie” M. (nee Gilpin) Saturday, February 9, 2019. Beloved wife of Dr. Timothy Kella; beloved mother of Michael, Matthew and Patrick Kella; beloved daughter of the late Harold and Mary Patricia Gilpin (nee Bradley); beloved sister of Gail […]

 
 

CORRECTION: Inaccuracies in Park Board race story

CORRECTION: Inaccuracies in Park Board race story

In the Feb. 7th issue of the Elmhurst Independent, a story appeared about Candidate’s Forum hosted by the League of Women Voters on Sunday, Feb. 10. In the list of candidates running for Elmhurst Park District, Claire Kubiesa was left out. The story also indicated that voters would select three […]

 
 

Election season officially opens with LWV Candidate’s Forum

Election season officially opens with LWV Candidate’s Forum

Eight vie for four seats on District 205 School Board By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent On the afternoon of Sunday, Feb. 10, about 100 people were in and out of Council Chambers at Elmhurst City Hall, where the Elmhurst League of Women Voters (LWV-Elmhurst) was hosting a Candidate’s […]

 
 

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Once a Warrior, always a Warrior

Once a Warrior, always a Warrior

The 2019 inductees into the Willowbrook High School Athletic Hall of Fame included longtime Villa Park resident Brendan McArdle, who was inducted as an outstanding contributor. The athletic hall of fame held its 10th annual induction banquet on Jan. 31. One night later, the honorees were recognized at Willowbrook’s boys […]

 
 

‘Lifesavers’ honored by Lombard Village Board

‘Lifesavers’ honored by Lombard Village Board

The Village of Lombard held a special recognition ceremony before the Feb. 7 Lombard Village Board of Trustees meeting to honor Lombard Police Officer Dan Herrera and Lombard residents Justin Mueller and Stephen Spapperi. On the evening of Jan. 14, the three came to the aid of 96-year-old Antoinette Lazarra, […]

 
 

Lombardian classifieds—February 14

Lombardian classifieds—February 14
 
 

Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—February 14

RICHARD KAY ALBERS, M.D. Richard Kay Albers, M.D., age 85, of Peoria, passed away Monday, February 4, 2019, after a battle with cancer, surrounded by his family, at his Apostolic Christian Skyline Retirement duplex home. He was born on January 4, 1934, in Blandinsville, Illinois, to Clarence E. and Mildred […]

 
 

Pedestrian struck, killed by freight train near Ardmore, Union Pacific railroad tracks

Pedestrian struck, killed by freight train near Ardmore, Union Pacific railroad tracks

On Monday, Villa Park Police and Fire Departments responded to the area of Ardmore and the Union Pacific Railroad tracks for the report of a pedestrian who was struck by a westbound Union Pacific freight train at around 3:59 a.m. A 38-year-old man was fatally struck by the freight train, […]