Lombard News

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, […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Lombardian classifieds—July 11

Lombardian classifieds—July 11
 
 

Lombard man dies after 80-foot fall from mountain

Austin Howell was “free solo” enthusiast who climbed without gear   By Dee Longfellow For The Lombardian   Early Tuesday morning, July 2, the Lombardian learned that Lombard resident Austin Howell, a free solo climber, had fallen to his death from Shortoff Mountain located in North Carolina. Howell was just […]

 
 

Lombardian SPEAK OUT excerpts—July 4

Here are a few of the SPEAK OUT comments in the July 4 paper. To see all of the comments, pick up a copy of this week’s Lombardian. After a storm came through with high winds and big hail, I had three good-size branches fall from my maple tree. I […]

 
 

It’s all about Eve

It’s all about Eve

STEVE SPODEN PHOTO Last week, representatives of the Lombard Service League presented a philanthropic donation to the Lutheran Church Charities K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry at St. John’s Lutheran Church. Eve, a Golden Retriever that started her ministry at the Lombard church in December of 2015, has given comfort and support […]

 
 

Lombardian/Villa Park Review classifieds—July 4

Lombardian/Villa Park Review classifieds—July 4