Archive for: July, 2018

Saint Genesius Productions presents ‘Titanic–the Musical’

Saint Genesius Productions presents ‘Titanic–the Musical’

CHRIS FOX PHOTO Summer musical at Willowbrook Villa Park’s Saint Genesius Productions presented “Titanic—the Musical” at Willowbrook High School last week. The cast and crew consisted of about 100 area students in grade school, high school and college. The students and an orchestra that included high school and professional musicians […]


A special garden

A special garden

CHRIS FOX PHOTO The Garden Club of Villa Park held its annual garden walk on July 15. The walk included the gardens of nine area homes. In addition to Villa Park, the homes on this year’s walk were located in Lombard, Elmhurst, Glen Ellyn, Oak Brook and Bloomingdale. The Lombard […]


Civil War reenactment in Lombard

Civil War reenactment in Lombard

STEVE SPODEN PHOTO History to come alive this weekend Cannon fire will echo across Lombard again this weekend as Union and Confederate soldiers meet in battle during the Lombard Historical Society’s eighth annual Civil War Reenactment in Lombard’s Four Seasons Park on Saturday, July 28, and Sunday, July 29, from […]


Villa Park News

Governor signs Cullerton-sponsored laws to protect veterans Gov. Bruce Rauner recently signed two new state laws sponsored by state Sen. Tom Cullerton (D-Villa Park) to protect veterans at state homes from deadly Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks. “Gov. Bruce Rauner’s mismanagement and failed leadership killed 13 veterans, now he is trying to […]


Lombard and Villa Park Sports

Waves and Mariners shoot for personal-best times at the Red Division ‘B’ Meet Several members of the Lombard Waves and Villa Park Mariners completed their 2018 DuPage Swim and Dive Conference seasons by competing in Saturday’s Red Division “B” Meet at Jefferson Pool. Lombard, Villa Park, Bartlett and Bloomingdale make […]


Lombard and Villa Park Coming Events

McCormick Day today at Cantigny Cantigny Park will commemorate the birthday of its benefactor, Col. Robert R. McCormick, today, July 26, from noon to 5 p.m. McCormick Day is Cantigny’s annual gift to the community—parking, activities and birthday cupcakes (while supplies last) are complimentary. McCormick Day events are planned for […]


Lombard and Villa Park obituaries

CARL KELLER Carl H. Keller passed away July 17, 2018, at his home. Funeral services were held Monday, July 23, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. Visit or call 888-629-0094 for more information. JOHN PILAFAS John Pilafas, age 51, of Villa Park. He was the beloved […]


Lombard and Villa Park Police Blotters-July 26

The Lombard 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. Assault, battery July 15 A juvenile at Thornton’s, […]


Lombard News–July 26

Residents turn to village board in opposition to hotel By Jane Charmelo LOMBARDIAN-VILLA PARK REVIEW STAFF REPORTER Lombard residents continue to express their opposition over the proposal for construction of a Hilton Tru Hotel on 22nd Street, but this time they turned their attention to the Lombard Village Board of […]


COD chairwoman chosen to fill in Bellock’s House seat; Scheduled to be sworn in Tuesday, July 24

Last week, Republican leaders in the Illinois House of Representatives had to gather to select a replacement to fill the remainder of a term being vacated by Patti Bellock a Hinsdale Republican who has been representing the 47th District for nearly 20 years and had already indicated she would not […]