Lombard News

Lombard/Villa Park obituaries–August 30

NORMA BARNARD Norma DeKoker Batina Barnard, loving widow of Harold C. Barnard, born Feb. 12, 1921, passed away peacefully at Alexian Brothers Hospice on Aug. 25 2018. A memorial service will be held at the Lombard Church of the Nazarene, 536 N. Columbine Ave. (Route 53), Lombard, today, Aug. 30, […]


Lombard/Villa Park coming events–August 30

Lombard village offices closed for Labor Day Village offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 3, in honor of the Labor Day holiday. Offices will reopen for regular business hours (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) on Tuesday, Sept. 4. Due to the holiday, Waste Management will be running on […]


Lombardian Speak Out–August 30

Why is it that the media go out of their way to use all these politically correct phrases to describe people who are in this country illegally? Let’s take the person charged in the murder of that poor girl from Iowa as an example. I read stories online that labeled […]


Lombard/Villa Park police reports–August 30

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. 22 Norbert Milewski, 31, of […]


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 […]