Lombard News

Suspects charged with robbery at Yorktown Mall

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Lombard Chief of Police Roy Newton announced last week that bond had been set for four suspects accused of stealing personal items from two victims outside the Yorktown Mall. All four men appeared at bond hearing this morning where Judge John Kinsella […]

 
 

Former civilian employee of VP Police Dept. charged with misconduct, theft; Lombard resident Simons released on bond following arrest

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Villa Park Chief of Police Michael Lay announced on Wednesday, Nov. 7 that a former civilian employee at the Villa Park Police Department had been charged with two counts of Official Misconduct (Class 3 Felony), one count of Theft of Government Property […]

 
 

Veterans remembered and honored

Veterans remembered and honored

STEVE SPODEN PHOTO On Monday, Nov. 12, at 11 a.m., Lombardians gathered at the Veterans Memorial in Lombard Common to remember and honor our nation’s veterans during the Village of Lombard’s annual Veterans Day ceremony. This year’s Veterans Day marked the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. […]

 
 

Free Veterans Day Tribute Concert at Elmhurst College

On Sunday, Nov. 11, the Elmhurst College Wind Ensemble and American Legion T.H.B. Post 187 join together to present a Veterans Day Tribute for the Elmhurst community. This tribute concert is a part of a larger effort to help increase community engagement and general awareness of our veterans and their […]

 
 

Glenbard East student charged with threatening school held for $75,000 bond

Glenbard East student charged with threatening school held for $75,000 bond

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Lombard Chief of Police Roy Newton announced last week that an 18-year-old male Glenbard East student has been charged with posting a threat on Instagram directed at his school. Jairus Castillo, 18, of 266 Blue Spruce Lane in Glendale Heights, appeared in […]

 
 

Republicans take a beating on Election night

Cullerton Camp celebrates big finish
It was a back-and-forth night, but at about 10:30 p.m., Republican Seth Lewis called to concede to Tom Cullerton (D), who was elected to his third term to represent the 23rd Senate District in Illinois. Here, Cullerton (top row center) with wife Stacey joins his volunteer organization to celebrate late on the evening of Tuesday, Nov. 6. Cullerton, who is a resident of Villa Park, beat Lewis 36,552 to 30,489, garnering almost 55% of the vote.

Paul Hinds, Chris Nybo out; Cronin wins in a squeaker; D205 referendum passes   By Dee Longfellow For The Independent It was a sad night at the Elmhurst Elks Club, where DuPage County Republicans gathered to watch the results of the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 6. At the federal […]

 
 

A guide for next Tuesday’s elections

A guide for next Tuesday’s elections

In the Nov. 6 general election, voters in the Lombardian and Independent readership area will find the following federal, state and county races, as well as a township ballot question and propositions on the ballot:   Editor’s note: Candidates running unopposed are not listed.   Congressional Representative in Congress, 6th District […]

 
 

Lombardian obituaries–October 11

JEAN H. ALLEN Jean H. Allen died June 9, 2018. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Oct. 13, from 1-5 p.m. at the Lombard Community Building, 433 E. St. Charles Road, Lombard. HILDE DEPNER Hilde Depner, age 95, of Villa Park, passed away on Oct. 4, 2018. Visitation […]

 
 

Seniors of the Year

Seniors of the Year

STEVE SPODEN PHOTO Barb Madigan and Ronald Knecht were named Seniors of the Year during a presentation ceremony at the Village of Lombard’s 2018 Senior Fair. Also recognized were award nominees Jim Hollenbeck, Mike Kinney and Mary Beth Lynch, along with all of Lombard’s senior citizens and residents who help […]

 
 

Lombardian classifieds–October 11

Lombardian classifieds–October 11