• Willowbrook Band fundraiser a success
  • Chapel’s bell now has new clapper
  • A great day for golf…in January
  • A new year for giving ‘The Gift of Life’
  • ECCI Celebrates 100th Annual Awards Gala On January 25
  • A Lego wonderland
  • Remembering a friend
  • Willowbrook Band fundraiser a success

    Willowbrook Band fundraiser a success

    MIKE SANDROLINI PHOTOS Pancakes, scrambled eggs and sausage were the main items on the menu as the Willowbrook High School band recently held its second annual pancake breakfast fundraiser recently at the Villa Park VFW. The band had its inaugural fundraiser last year (also held at the VFW) to raise […]

  • Chapel’s bell now has new clapper

    Chapel’s bell now has new clapper

    STEVE SPODEN PHOTOS Lombard’s Maple Street Chapel bell rang in the new year with a new clearer tone and is now protected from possible cracking, following recent maintenance work performed by Verdin Bell Company. According to Ken Bohl, Maple Street Chapel Preservation Society facilities director, an inspection of the bell […]

  • A great day for golf…in January

    A great day for golf…in January

    Sugar Creek Golf Course in Villa Park holds its annual Chili Open on the first Saturday of January. In past years, participants have braved subzero temperatures and several inches of snow on the ground. Saturday’s 2019 Chili Open, however, featured blue skies and temperatures around 50 degrees. Cory Ferrell, the […]

  • A new year for giving ‘The Gift of Life’

    A new year for giving ‘The Gift of Life’

    The Village of Lombard will host its Heartland Blood Centers winter blood drive on Wednesday, Jan. 16. It will be the first of five blood drives to be hosted by the village this year. Pictured are some the people who helped make last year’s drives successful. The gift of life […]

  • ECCI Celebrates 100th Annual Awards Gala On January 25

    ECCI Celebrates 100th Annual Awards Gala On January 25

    Members and guests will gather together to celebrate the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s 100th Annual Awards Gala in the main floor ballroom at The Drake Oak Brook Hotel, 2301 York Road, Oak Brook, on Friday, January 25, from 5 to 9 p.m.  “This is a real showcase event […]

  • A Lego wonderland

    A Lego wonderland

    Twice every month on a Friday, the Villa Park Public Library hosts a Lego DUPLO build and play event for children ages 2-5 accompanied by an adult. The event gives children an opportunity to explore Lego blocks and character pieces, and socialize with other kids and families. The next Lego […]

  • Remembering a friend

    Remembering a friend

    Downtown Lombard’s Action Motorcycle, 3 S. Park Ave., held its 23rd annual Customer Appreciation Charity Party Dec. 21 and collected over $2,000 in food donations from party goers for its Jim Dow Memorial Food Drive. The donated food was destined for the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry at Lombard’s […]

 

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Police Reports

The Elmhurst Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that subjects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles age 17-or-younger are not named.   Criminal damage   Jan. 4 A victim […]

 
 

School Board Capsules… Here’s what’s going on at District 205

By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent   The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board held a meeting on Jan. 8 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. All seven board members attended the meeting. There were no public comments.   ILMEA All-State students recognized The board […]

 
 

York girls basketball team defeats Hinsdale Central; Sophomore Molis scores career-high 18 points

By Mike Miazga Correspondent After a tough stretch of games against top-notch competition, the York girls basketball team got back to familiar winning ways. The Dukes outscored Hinsdale Central 43-14 in the second half to record a 75-42 West Suburban Conference Silver Division win. York led only 32-28 at halftime. […]

 
 

Champ W. Davis, Jr., 78

Visitation Thurs., service Friday Champ W. Davis, Jr., 78, recognized by Chicago Magazine as an “Illinois Super Lawyer,” died Wednesday at home in Oak Brook. Born in Springfield, Davis attended the University of Illinois, earning a BS in General Engineering and his JD at the College of Law, where he […]

 
 

Willowbrook Band fundraiser a success

Willowbrook Band fundraiser a success

MIKE SANDROLINI PHOTOS Pancakes, scrambled eggs and sausage were the main items on the menu as the Willowbrook High School band recently held its second annual pancake breakfast fundraiser recently at the Villa Park VFW. The band had its inaugural fundraiser last year (also held at the VFW) to raise […]

 
 

Chapel’s bell now has new clapper

Chapel’s bell now has new clapper

STEVE SPODEN PHOTOS Lombard’s Maple Street Chapel bell rang in the new year with a new clearer tone and is now protected from possible cracking, following recent maintenance work performed by Verdin Bell Company. According to Ken Bohl, Maple Street Chapel Preservation Society facilities director, an inspection of the bell […]

 
 

Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—January 17, 2019

DOROTHY S. AULER Dorothy S. Auler, nee Stephen, age 94, of Carol Stream, formerly of Villa Park, died December 30 at Central DuPage Hospital. All services and interment private. Dorothy was the beloved wife of the late Donald H; loving mother of Susan E. (Richard) DiRenzo, Peter (Candy) and the […]

 
 

Lombardian classifieds—January 17, 2019

Lombardian classifieds—January 17, 2019
 
 

1/17/19 Print Versions

 
 

Obituary

Jacqueline A. Grigg, 92 Jacqueline A. Grigg, age 92 passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at her home. Jackie was born Sept.13, 1926 to Bill and Ruth Fiene of Elmhurst. Jackie graduated from York High School in 1944. She married Robert S. Grigg in June of 1950. Jackie […]