Lombard News

Preserving our ‘heritage’

Preserving our ‘heritage’

JANE CHARMELO PHOTOS Dr. Thomas Scott (left photo) received the 2019 William J. Mueller Heritage Award for Lifetime Achievement in Historic Preservation on Thursday, Nov. 21, from the Lombard Historic Preservation Commission. Tom has served as chairman of the Maple Street Chapel Preservation Committee for many years, and witnessed restoration […]

 
 

Glenbard Parent Series programs on Dec. 3-4

Glenbard Parent Series Dec. 3 & 4 events: Addressing youth selfie-syndrome and childhood defiance The Glenbard Parent Series (GPS) Navigating Healthy Families will present two programs with internationally renowned educational psychologist Michele Borba. The events to be held on Dec. 3 and 4 will be based on two of her […]

 
 

Delegation from Ukraine visits City; A glimpse of life through the wide eyes of visitors from overseas

Delegation from Ukraine visits City; A glimpse of life through the wide eyes of visitors from overseas

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   There is nothing that expands one’s horizons quite like traveling to foreign lands, but the next best thing is meeting people from other countries. Horizons were broadened on Wednesday, Nov. 20, when City officials hosted a delegation of people visiting Chicago from […]

 
 

Fall blood drive a success

Fall blood drive a success

CHRIS FOX PHOTOS The Village of Lombard recently held its annual fall blood drive. The Nov. 13 blood drive, held at Lombard Village Hall two days after Veterans Day, honored veterans. The event also recognized former Lombard Village President Bill Mueller, who passed away in 2012. The donors included Jeff […]

 
 

Veterans Day in Lombard

Veterans Day in Lombard

CHRIS FOX PHOTO Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Lombard Lilac Post 5815 held its annual Veterans Day ceremony on the morning of Nov. 11 at Lombard Village Hall. The event was originally scheduled to take place in the Sunken Garden at Lombard Common, but was relocated because of inclement weather. […]

 
 

Trick or snow

Trick or snow

MIKE SANDROLINI PHOTO Snow mixed in with fall colors as Lombard and surrounding communities were hit with the white stuff both on Oct. 30 and on Halloween, Oct. 31. This photo was taken at Sunken Garden, which is part of Lombard Common, on Oct. 30. According to The National Weather […]

 
 

Spooktacular fun

Spooktacular fun

CHRIS FOX PHOTOS The Schiller Team, in association with Lombard Town Centre, presented Spooktacular 2019 in downtown Lombard on Sunday afternoon. The event featured trick-or-treating, games and costume contests. One photo shows (left to right) sisters Noella and Nolia Sirko (ages 3 and 6). Another photo shows Joshua Wallace (age […]

 
 

‘Tis the season for the Lombard Christmas Mart

‘Tis the season for the Lombard Christmas Mart

MIKE SANDROLINI PHOTO The holidays and Christmas are just around the corner, so make sure you don’t miss the annual Lombard Christmas Mart from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, Visitors can travel between seven locations to shop for art, holiday foods, vintage items and gifts with well […]

 
 

Pumpkin patch in Lombard

Pumpkin patch in Lombard

CHRIS FOX PHOTO Lombard’s Faith United Methodist Church is holding its inaugural pumpkin sale this year. The church is located at 815 S. Finley Road, across from Sunset Knoll Recreation Center. A shipment of 600 pumpkins of various shapes and sizes arrived at the church on Saturday, Oct. 12. The […]

 
 

2019 Senior Man, Woman of Year named at Senior Fair

2019 Senior Man, Woman of Year named at Senior Fair

JANE CHARMELO PHOTO The 14th annual Senior Fair, sponsored by the Village of Lombard Community Relations Committee, was held Wednesday, Oct. 2, at the Madison Meadow Athletic Center. The fair also included naming the 2019 Senior Man and Senior Woman of the Year. Pictured (left to right) are Lombard Trustee […]