Lombard News

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 […]

 
 

St. Pius X holds Fall Fest ’19

St. Pius X holds Fall Fest ’19

CHRIS FOX/BARBARA DAWSON PHOTOS St. Pius X Parish in Lombard recently held its Fall Fest ’19. The activities on the final day of he fest included an outdoor Polka Mass, followed by a pig roast. Hundreds of people attended the Sunday Polka Mass, which was held under a large tent. […]

 
 

Coyote chases after area child outside her home, Incident captured by surveillance cameras; footage shown on numerous outlets nationwide

Coyote chases after area child outside her home, Incident captured by surveillance cameras; footage shown on numerous outlets nationwide

A 5-year-old girl from unincorporated Villa Park had a close encounter with a coyote in front of her home last week. Eager to receive her Halloween costume, Christine Przybylski went outside to check the mail at about 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 24. Her parents, Elizabeth and Brian, were home […]

 
 

Shooting incident takes place in parking lot of Elmhurst Hospital

Shooting incident takes place in parking lot of Elmhurst Hospital

Man who allegedly shot daughter turns gun on himself   By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent   On Wednesday, Oct. 2 at about 8:30 p.m., the Independent learned that police had been summoned to the parking lot of Elmhurst Memorial Hospital on the report of an alleged shooting incident. […]

 
 

Don’t text and drive

Don’t text and drive

STEVE SPODEN PHOTO The perils of distracted driving was an issue that was addressed recently with Glenbard East High School Drivers Ed students. On Sept. 20, Lombard Fire Department Lt. Greg Vazquez was invited to the school to give his “The Right Direction—Don’t Text and Drive” presentation. The 31-year veteran […]

 
 

Breen to challenge Costa Howard in 2020

Peter Breen

By Mike Sandrolini Lombardian staff reporter Last November, Democratic District 48 State Rep. Terra Costa Howard unseated two-term Republican Peter Breen of Lombard in a race that saw Costa Howard garner over 53 percent of the vote. However, Breen, announced Sept. 27 that he plans to challenge Costa Howard in […]

 
 

Peanut Days in Lombard

Peanut Days in Lombard

STEVE SPODEN PHOTO Kiwanis Club of Lombard members will be stationed all around Lombard Thursday, Sept. 26, through Saturday, Sept. 28, distributing peanuts and accepting donations during their annual Kiwanis Peanut Days fundraiser. Club representatives Amanda Gjerasi, Vice President Joe McCann, President David Brown and Diana Dimraj (pictured left to […]

 
 

Come walk for the hungry

Come walk for the hungry

STEVE SPODEN PHOTO The annual Great Prairie Trail CROP Hunger Walk will be held Sunday, Oct. 6, and now is the time to register to participate in the fundraiser sponsored by Church World Service. Walkers of all ages are invited to help end hunger here and around the world. Twenty-five […]

 
 

We will remember

We will remember

STEVE SPODEN PHOTO The Village of Lombard is hosting its fall “We Remember” blood drives Wednesday, Sept. 11, to remember the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001, and also to remember our first responders. Representatives of the village, including fire, police and public works personnel, are pictured at the Lombard […]

 
 

‘Stuff the Squad’ aids pantry

‘Stuff the Squad’ aids pantry

STEVE SPODEN PHOTO Mariano’s customers and staff, along with the Lombard Police Department, helped fill the shelves of the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry at Christ the King Church. Last week, customers at the Lombard Mariano’s were invited to donate $1, $5 or $10 for pre-stuffed bags of groceries […]