Lombard News

Lombardian Speak Out–August 16

It’s disheartening that so many calls in last week’s column were from proud supporters of the president. I hope things turn out for the best for our country, but I cannot support a godless man who belittles the service of veterans (see his statements on John McCain), stokes racial animosity […]

 
 

Community senior center comes down

Community senior center comes down

STEVE SPODEN PHOTOS And then it was gone A part of Lombard’s history came to an end last week. After serving for over 40 years as the home of the Lombard Community Senior Center, the “White House,” which stood at 205 W. Maple Street, was demolished. St. John’s Lutheran Church—its […]

 
 

Two developers vying for prime real estate in Lombard

Village plans to sell land on 100 block of South Main Street By Jane Charmelo Lombardian-Villa Park Review Staff Reporter Two developers made impassioned presentations to the Economic and Community Development Committee (ECDC) Monday night, Aug. 13, as to why they should be chosen to develop the property at 101-109 […]

 
 

Lombardian/Out and About–August 9

Community Read brings parents, students together ‘The Things They Carried’ author to speak Aug. 22 By Jane Charmelo While some students in Glenbard District 87 have been issued a reading assignment over the summer—and others a recommendation to read—they and their parents will no doubt have something in common to […]

 
 

Lombardian Speak Out–August 9

In the SPEAK OUT of July 26 there were two similar calls on abortion, both pro-life. The first equated the beginning of a human as a life. The second equated the fertilized egg as a person. This terminology is basically a religious position. Of course most think of abortion as […]

 
 

Cruise Nights’ summer season is winding down

Cruise Nights’ summer season is winding down

STEVE SPODEN PHOTO Cruising Lombard for 20 years The Village of Lombard’s Cruise Nights and Summer Concerts season is quickly coming to a close, with only three Saturday evenings left to visit the downtown Lombard event “where hot cars are cool.” Cruise Nights are held from 6-10 p.m. along St. […]

 
 

Lombardian Speak Out–August 2

Let’s say the Democrats win back the House this November. They go ahead with drawing up articles of impeachment against Mr. Trump (provided they can actually find some legitimate grounds to do so) and vote to impeach him. For those of you who are so gung-ho about impeaching him, here’s […]

 
 

New home for Tri-Town YMCA

New home for Tri-Town YMCA

STEVE SPODEN PHOTO New home for Tri-Town YMCA Thanks to Lombard’s Calvary Episcopal Church and its rector, the Rev. Maureen O’Connor, Tri-Town YMCA has a new home. The Y staff moved during the week of June 25 into its new home in the church, located across the street from the […]

 
 

Saint Genesius Productions presents ‘Titanic–the Musical’

Saint Genesius Productions presents ‘Titanic–the Musical’

CHRIS FOX PHOTO Summer musical at Willowbrook Villa Park’s Saint Genesius Productions presented “Titanic—the Musical” at Willowbrook High School last week. The cast and crew consisted of about 100 area students in grade school, high school and college. The students and an orchestra that included high school and professional musicians […]

 
 

A special garden

A special garden

CHRIS FOX PHOTO The Garden Club of Villa Park held its annual garden walk on July 15. The walk included the gardens of nine area homes. In addition to Villa Park, the homes on this year’s walk were located in Lombard, Elmhurst, Glen Ellyn, Oak Brook and Bloomingdale. The Lombard […]