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Veterans Day in Lombard

Veterans Day in Lombard

CHRIS FOX PHOTO Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Lombard Lilac Post 5815 held its annual Veterans Day ceremony on the morning of Nov. 11 at Lombard Village Hall. The event was originally scheduled to take place in the Sunken Garden at Lombard Common, but was relocated because of inclement weather. […]

 
 

Trick or snow

Trick or snow

MIKE SANDROLINI PHOTO Snow mixed in with fall colors as Lombard and surrounding communities were hit with the white stuff both on Oct. 30 and on Halloween, Oct. 31. This photo was taken at Sunken Garden, which is part of Lombard Common, on Oct. 30. According to The National Weather […]

 
 

Spooktacular fun

Spooktacular fun

CHRIS FOX PHOTOS The Schiller Team, in association with Lombard Town Centre, presented Spooktacular 2019 in downtown Lombard on Sunday afternoon. The event featured trick-or-treating, games and costume contests. One photo shows (left to right) sisters Noella and Nolia Sirko (ages 3 and 6). Another photo shows Joshua Wallace (age […]

 
 

‘Tis the season for the Lombard Christmas Mart

‘Tis the season for the Lombard Christmas Mart

MIKE SANDROLINI PHOTO The holidays and Christmas are just around the corner, so make sure you don’t miss the annual Lombard Christmas Mart from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, Visitors can travel between seven locations to shop for art, holiday foods, vintage items and gifts with well […]

 
 

Pumpkin patch in Lombard

Pumpkin patch in Lombard

CHRIS FOX PHOTO Lombard’s Faith United Methodist Church is holding its inaugural pumpkin sale this year. The church is located at 815 S. Finley Road, across from Sunset Knoll Recreation Center. A shipment of 600 pumpkins of various shapes and sizes arrived at the church on Saturday, Oct. 12. The […]

 
 

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 […]