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DuPage County Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) update

DuPage County Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) update

Case Counts* in DuPage County, 2020 Total cases in DuPage County residents total 1,009 (153 outbreak-associated** and 856 nonoutbreak-associated cases), including 39 deaths Willowbrook long-term care facility outbreak-associated cases 51 (34 residents and 17 staff), including 8 deaths *Data are provisional as of 11:00am 4/10/2020 and subject to change. **Outbreak-associated […]

 
 

Staying strong during the COVID-19 pandemic

Staying strong during the COVID-19 pandemic

MIKE SANDROLINI PHOTO This artistic chalk drawing on a sidewalk in a residential area near Four Seasons Park in Lombard offers encouragement to passers-by during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 
 

Lombard/Villa Park Food Pantry ready to serve during COVID-19 pandemic

Lombard/Villa Park Food Pantry ready to serve during COVID-19 pandemic

MIKE SANDROLINI PHOTO Clockwise from left, Lombard/Villa Park Food Pantry volunteers Karen Francis (Villa Park), Kevin Lattner (Villa Park) and Dave Ivey (Lombard) stand ready to load boxes of food outside of the pantry, located at First United Methodist Church of Lombard, 155 S. Main St. The pantry is open […]

 
 

Daily COVID-19 Case Counts* for DuPage County

Daily COVID-19 Case Counts* for DuPage County

April 4, 2020 Media Alert: Daily COVID-19 Case Counts* for DuPage County Coronavirus Disease     (COVID-19) Case Counts* in DuPage County, 2020 outbreak-associated cases 606 (88 outbreak-associated** and 518 nonoutbreak-associated cases), including 19 deaths Total cases in DuPage County residents Total Willowbrook long-term care facility 51 (34 residents and […]

 
 

Feeding the masses during a crisis

Feeding the masses during a crisis

JANE CHARMELO PHOTO Since restaurants have had to cease dine-in service, they’ve had to be creative in offering take-out, curbside and delivery options for their customers. Bobby DeMaria, one of the owners of Brauer House, 1000 N. Rohlwing Road, #13, Lombard, said that like other eating establishments, the restaurant is […]

 
 

Top Crime News 

Suspect claims to have virus, threatens to ‘cough on people’ On March 15, a complainant at a pharmacy in the 100 block of N. Robert Palmer told police at around 4:11 p.m., during a phone call discussing the suspect’s prescription, the suspect became upset and made a statement that he […]

 
 

Notice to readers of the Lombardian

Notice to readers of the Lombardian

The Lombardian and Villa Park Review, along with all other newspapers published by Rock Valley Publishing, will continue publishing under the usual schedule in both print and digital formats. The print version will be published Thursday as usual with newsstand copies available Thursday morning and home delivery arriving on Thursday. […]

 
 

Community reacts as Coronavirus threatens nation; Governor makes call to close bars, restaurants

By Dee Longfellow For The Independent News updates about the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been changing almost hourly, making your weekly newspaper behind the times before the presses even stop rolling. What started as a mild threat heard on the news has now escalated to what could well be an illness […]

 
 

Special meeting to discuss potential civil emergency plans to COVID-19; Action gives mayor temporary emergency executive powers

In a proactive response to COVID-19, Mayor Steve Morley along with three aldermen have called a special meeting to discuss potential civil emergency declaration plans. Although the regular City Council meeting was cancelled, a special meeting was held on Monday, March 16, at which City officials were to discuss an […]

 
 

Lombard deals with reality of coronavirus (COVID-19)

Lombard deals with reality of coronavirus (COVID-19)

MIKE SANDROLINI PHOTO Signs like this one at the Target store in Lombard, limiting customers to specific amounts of items such as disinfectant wipes, hand sanitizers and hand and face wipes, were common in stores throughout the village as customers stocked up on disinfectants, toilet paper and cleaning supplies in […]