Lombard News

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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Five County-wide officials, 12 County Board members sworn in to office

DuPage County hosted an inauguration ceremony Monday for 17 elected officials who were sworn into office. DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin presided over the event. DuPage County Chairman Dan Cronin delivered his third inaugural address. Cronin was first elected to the office of County Board Chairman in 2010. “As […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

‘Y’ Christmas trees now on sale

‘Y’ Christmas trees now on sale

STEVE SPODEN PHOTO Tri-Town YMCA’s Annual Christmas Tree Sale fundraiser is now open for business at the Lombard Dairy Queen parking lot, 205 S. Main St. Lot hours are Wednesday-Friday, from 4 to 8 p.m., and Saturday-Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Scotch Pines and Douglas and Fraser Firs, […]

 
 

It’s Jingle Bell Jubilee time!

It’s Jingle Bell Jubilee time!

STEVE SPODEN PHOTO Downtown Lombard will be transformed into a magical holiday wonderland again this holiday season on Saturday, Dec. 1, during the 13th annual Jingle Bell Jubilee. Activities include scenes from “The Nutcracker” performed by dancers in store windows, tree lighting and Santa’s arrival in Lilacia Park, candlelight tours […]

 
 

Thanksgiving spirit

Thanksgiving spirit

STEVE SPODEN PHOTOS For 24 years, the Elmhurst Elks Lodge #1531 has been helping needy families in DuPage County through its annual Thanksgiving dinner project. This year, the lodge donated 266 complete Thanksgiving dinner baskets Nov. 17 to 10 area churches (including Villa Park’s St. Alexander Church) and organizations serving […]

 
 

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 […]