• Toys on parade
  • Christmas trees galore!
  • A mother’s heartbreak and honor
  • Yadav Nathwani sworn in as 24th District Senator; First Indian-American member of Illinois Senate in history
  • Jingle Bell Jubilee!
  • A joyful tradition
  • Special Kids Day coming Wed. Dec. 5
  • Toys on parade

    Toys on parade

    STEVE SPODEN PHOTOS Saturday morning’s cold temperature didn’t seem to bother a large crowd of well-wishers of all ages during the 18th Annual Lombard Fire Department Toy Parade. As the parade made its way down Main Street from downtown Lombard’s Fire Station 45 to Glenbard East High School, firefighters and […]

  • Christmas trees galore!

    Christmas trees galore!

    STEVE SPODEN PHOTO These three colorful candy cane covered trees near the Villa Park Chamber of Commerce office joined over 70 other decorated community sponsored Christmas trees that were on display during the 20th annual Joyful Traditions event. The trees are located along the Illinois Prairie Path from Addison to […]

  • A mother’s heartbreak and honor

    A mother’s heartbreak and honor

    Elmhurst’s Shelly LeGere among ‘Chicagoans of the Year’ By Patti Pagni For The Elmhurst Independent The “Life Giver.” That’s what Chicago Magazine calls Elmhurst’s Shelly LeGere, as the publication honors her as one of 2018’s Chicagoans of the Year. This “Life Giver” award comes a little more than three years […]

  • Yadav Nathwani sworn in as 24th District Senator; First Indian-American member of Illinois Senate in history

    Yadav Nathwani sworn in as 24th District Senator; First Indian-American member of Illinois Senate in history

    Milton Township Vice-Chairman Yadav “Nick” Nathwani was appointed and sworn in as the new State Senator for the 24th District to represent the interests of his west suburban constituents for the remainder of the 100th General Assembly. Nathwani made Illinois history as the first Indian-American member to serve in the […]

  • Jingle Bell Jubilee!

    Jingle Bell Jubilee!

    STEVE SPODEN PHOTOS Downtown Lombard was transformed into another magical holiday wonderland Saturday evening during the 13th Annual Jingle Bell Jubilee. Activities included scenes from “The Nutcracker” performed in business windows by students from The Dance Centre, Lilacia Park’s Holiday Lights ceremony and Santa’s arrival, candlelight tours of the Victorian […]

  • A joyful tradition

    A joyful tradition

    STEVE SPODEN PHOTO Inclement weather didn’t seem to bother those who attended Saturday evening’s 20th Annual Joyful Traditions. The popular family friendly holiday event is held along the Illinois Prairie Path at the Rugaard Gazebo and is hosted by the Villa Park Chamber of Commerce and the Village of Villa […]

  • Special Kids Day coming Wed. Dec. 5

    Special Kids Day coming Wed. Dec. 5

    Annual event offers visit with Santa for special needs kids and their families On Wednesday, Dec. 5 from 3:30-8 p.m., the annual Special Kids Day holiday party will take place at Wilder Mansion, 211 Prospect St. in Elmhurst. Children of all ages with special needs along with their siblings and […]

 

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Lombardian classifieds—December 13

Lombardian classifieds—December 13
 
 

Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—December 13

ALBERT ANDERSON Albert Anderson, age 81, of Lombard. Beloved husband of Willa, nee Rhear; loving father of Wanda (the late Mark) Nelson and Sarah (Kevin) Pearson; devoted grandfather of Peter (Beth) Nelson and Laura (Christopher) Horner; great-grandfather of Ryan, Elissa, Samuel, Lily, Caleb and Violet; fond brother of Lewis Anderson, […]

 
 

Toys on parade

Toys on parade

STEVE SPODEN PHOTOS Saturday morning’s cold temperature didn’t seem to bother a large crowd of well-wishers of all ages during the 18th Annual Lombard Fire Department Toy Parade. As the parade made its way down Main Street from downtown Lombard’s Fire Station 45 to Glenbard East High School, firefighters and […]

 
 

Christmas trees galore!

Christmas trees galore!

STEVE SPODEN PHOTO These three colorful candy cane covered trees near the Villa Park Chamber of Commerce office joined over 70 other decorated community sponsored Christmas trees that were on display during the 20th annual Joyful Traditions event. The trees are located along the Illinois Prairie Path from Addison to […]

 
 

A mother’s heartbreak and honor

A mother’s heartbreak and honor

Elmhurst’s Shelly LeGere among ‘Chicagoans of the Year’ By Patti Pagni For The Elmhurst Independent The “Life Giver.” That’s what Chicago Magazine calls Elmhurst’s Shelly LeGere, as the publication honors her as one of 2018’s Chicagoans of the Year. This “Life Giver” award comes a little more than three years […]

 
 

Former long-time resident turns 104

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent Mrs. Olga Jordan, a resident at Bridgeway of Bensenville,turned 104 years old on Tuesday, Nov. 27. She was born in White Plains, New York, in 1914. She moved to Elmhurst with her husband Robert Jordan in 1957.Mr. Jordan passed away in 1962. According […]

 
 

York wrestling

In a recent four-match event, the York wrestling team scored three wins against Lincoln-Way Central (40-28), Crete-Monee (66-18), Plainfield North (36-32) and lost 37-32 to Harlem. Antonio Gutierrez and Josh Mathiasen each went 4-0.

 
 

York girls bowling

The York girls bowling team defeated Hinsdale South2,842-2,746 in West Suburban Conference action. York moved to 2-0 in conference with the win. The Dukes also won the JV match by a 2,502-2,224 count.

 
 

IC Catholic Prep boys basketball team wins two games

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The IC Catholic Prep boys basketball team was victorious against both St. Francis and Walther Christian recently. The Knights were 64-59 Metro Suburban Conference Blue Division winners against St. Francis, while also defeating Walther Christian by the same score in a non-conference game. Walther moved to […]

 
 

York girls basketball team runs record to 9-1

By Mike Miazga Correspondent Another week and two more wins for the white-hot York girls basketball team. The Dukes posted a pair of West Suburban Conference Silver Division wins against Oak Park-River Forest and Lyons Township. The wins put York at 9-1 overall on the season and moved the Dukes […]