Lombard News

Lombardian–Out and About–August 30

Cantigny is about more than preserving military history Wheaton park recognized for environmental consciousness By Jane Charmelo Besides paying homage to the late Col. Robert McCormick, Cantigny Park prides itself on being “good stewards” of an estate the late owner entrusted to future generations as caretakers of his legacy. Recently, […]


Fall Fest at St. Pius X takes place Sept. 7-9

Fall Fest at St. Pius X takes place Sept. 7-9

STEVE SPODEN PHOTO It’s time for Fall Fest! The St. Pius X Catholic Community Fall Fest & Carnival committee invites everyone to their ninth annual celebration, which will be held Friday, Sept. 7, through Sunday, Sept. 9, at the church, 1025 E. Madison St., Lombard. Fall Fest events include Friday’s […]


Lombardian classifieds–August 30

Lombardian classifieds–August 30

Major milestone for Health Dept. RxBOX; More than 50 tons of medication collected

The DuPage County Health Department’s medication take-back program, known as RxBOX, recently reached a collection milestone, following the drop-off by local police departments of unwanted, expired or unused medications. On Friday, Aug. 17, officials dropped-off 4,957 pounds of medications, bringing the total to 101,165 pounds collected (roughly the weight of […]


Lombard/Villa Park obituaries–August 23

Lombard/Villa Park obituaries–August 23

AIDE CRESPO Aide Crespo was born Feb. 23, 1927, in Manzanillo, Havana, Cuba. Aide passed away on Aug. 2, 2018, at the age of 91 at Lombard Place Assisted Living & Memory Care, Lombard. Aide, her husband Armando, and their daughter Clara moved to the United States on April 12, […]


Lombardian Speak Out–August 23

The school year has begun. I guess we can look forward to more columns and articles from school administrators patting themselves on the back. Do our public schools still teach basics like simple arithmetic and proper grammar? Sometimes I wonder if they do. Maybe the schools are spending most of […]


Lombard/Villa Park police reports–August 23

The Lombard Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that subjects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles age 17-or-younger are not named. Assault, battery Aug. 14 Brian Dryer, 42, of […]


Lombard trustees approve plans for hotel

Village board vote allows hotel project to move forward By Jane Charmelo Lombardian-Villa Park Review Staff Reporter The Lombard Village Board of Trustees on Thursday, Aug. 16, voted unanimously in favor of advancing plans to build a Hilton Tru Hotel on 22nd Street. This, despite pleas from residents to reconsider, […]


Out and About–August 23

Music parents to hold annual fundraiser Sept. 22 By Jane Charmelo Lombardian-Villa Park Review Staff Reporter Many non-profits find a way to raise money to “support” their causes, but one group has taken their fundraising in a different direction to do so. The Glenbard East Music Association (GEMA) has been […]


Lombard/Villa Park coming events–August 23

Toddler open gym in York Center Join the York Center Park District for Open Gym. Your child will have room to run, skip, hop and play. Tumbling mats, basketball hoops, scooters and more will be available to help burn off some energy and get active. Adult supervision is required for […]