Author Archive: RVP Editor

Speak Out—July 18

Here are some excerpts from this week’s SPEAK OUT section. To see the complete list of comments, pick up a copy of this week’s paper. The news states that they want to give the illegal immigrants Medicare. They’re saying it’s going to cost $9 billion to the taxpayers, so taxpayers, […]

 
 

Pom camp at Willowbrook

Pom camp at Willowbrook

CHRIS FOX PHOTO Willowbrook High School’s pom team held its annual kids summer camp last week. The five-session camp concluded with Friday’s performance for family and friends. Willowbrook’s pom team will hold its Pink Out Kid Camp from Oct. 7-11. That camp, for kids ages 4-13, will offer sessions from […]

 
 

Echoes from our past

Echoes from our past

STEVE SPODEN PHOTO Cannon fire will echo across Lombard again next weekend as Union and Southern soldiers meet in battle during the ninth annual Civil War Reenactment in Lombard’s Four Seasons Park Saturday, July 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, July 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 […]

 
 

Lombard/Villa Park coming events—July 18

McCormick Day at Cantigny July 25 Thursday, July 25: McCormick Day 2019, Parkwide, noon to 4 p.m. An afternoon of family fun is planned as the park celebrates the birthday of Cantigny benefactor Robert R. McCormick (1880-1955). In honor of Colonel McCormick’s military service, guests can enjoy Army-themed crafts, programs […]

 
 

Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—July 18

CAROLINE MARY D’AGOSTINO Caroline Mary D’Agostino, nee Mate, age 89, passed away July 10, 2019, at Atria Park of Glen Ellyn. Caroline was a 57 year resident of Lombard. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 13, with prayers from Brust Funeral Home to Mass at Christ the King Church, 1501 […]

 
 

3 dead in house fire in unincorporated Elmhurst

3 dead in house fire in unincorporated Elmhurst

DuPage County Sheriff: Woman kills sons, sets home ablaze, commits suicide   By Dee Longfellow For The Villa Park Review   On Friday, July 12 at about 9:30 p.m., Elmhurst firefighters responded to the 3N300 block of Willow Road on the report of a house fire that resulted in the […]

 
 

Independence Day in Villa Park

Independence Day in Villa Park

CHRIS FOX PHOTO Villa Park Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 2801 held its annual Fourth of July Parade last week. Boy Scout Troop 242 of Villa Park led off the parade. The troop is shown heading westbound on Central Boulevard near Harvard Avenue. The parade featured several police and […]

 
 

Germanfest!

Germanfest!

STEVE SPODEN PHOTO Members of Lombard’s Sacred Heart Church Germanfest Committee are pictured inviting everyone to its 52nd annual Germanfest which will run next week from Thursday, July 18, through Sunday, July 21, in the parking lot of the church (corner of Parkside and Elizabeth). The popular event offers something […]

 
 

Lombardian SPEAK OUT excerpts—July 11

Here are a few of the SPEAK OUT comments in the July 11 paper. To see all of the comments, pick up a copy of this week’s Lombardian. In Lombard’s District Two Foxworth subdivision we can’t believe what a lousy look the contractor chose with the bright white color of […]

 
 

Lombard/Villa Park coming events—July 11

‘Amazing Apples!’ at Villa Park Library July 20 The Villa Park Public Library will hold “Amazing Apples!” on Friday, July 19, from 2:30-3 p.m. Children ages 6-9 can learn many fun facts about apples and see how pollination plays a major role in the life cycle of an apple. This […]