Lombard News

Lombardian Speak Out—August 8

Here are a few comments from the SPEAK OUT section of the Aug. 8 edition. To see the complete list of comments, pick up a copy of this week’s paper. Hello. I read so much political negativity in Speak Out. It saddens me that both sides just side with their […]


Lombardian—Coming events—August 8

Costa Howard to discuss environmental issues tonight State Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, is hosting an Environmental Issues Town Hall Meeting with the Illinois Environmental Council on tonight, Aug. 8, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Glen Ellyn Police Department, located at 65 S. Park Blvd in Glen […]


Feds: State senator collected pay and benefits for ‘little or no work’

Feds: State senator collected pay and benefits for ‘little or no work’

Villa Park Dem Tom Cullerton indicted on 41 counts of embezzlement and false medical statements By REBECCA ANZEL Capitol News Illinois ranzel@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD — An Illinois state senator was formally accused of collecting a salary as well as health and pension benefits from a labor union “for which he did […]


Big Boy roars through Lombard

Big Boy roars through Lombard

STEVE SPODEN PHOTO Crowds of spectators of all ages lined the Union Pacific railroad tracks through Lombard on Friday, July 26, to view the world’s largest operating steam locomotive. The Union Pacific’s historic Big Boy steam locomotive No. 4014 is pictured as it passed Grace Street on its “Great Race […]


Speak Out excerpts—August 1

Here are some of the comments in this week’s Speak Out section. To see all of the comments, pick up a copy of this week’s paper. Way to go, Lombardian. The roads were closed because of a big bike race, and there was nothing in the Lombardian about this. I […]


Lombard/Villa Park coming events—August 1

Movies in the Park The Villa Park Public Library, Friends of the Villa Park Library and Villa Park’s Parks and Recreation department co-sponsor Movies in the Park on Mondays, Aug. 5 and Aug. 12 at approximately 8 p.m. All are invited to bring a lawn chair or a picnic blanket […]


County Coroner releases stats on opioid related deaths

DuPage County Coroner Richard Jorgensen MD, has completed evaluation of the opioid related deaths for 2018. “The opioid epidemic continues to escalate and destroy the lives of too many DuPage County residents,” Dr. Jorgensen said. “The influx of potent synthetic opiates including fentanyl has increased significantly, and now represents a […]


Where hot cars are ‘cool’

Where hot cars are ‘cool’

STEVE SPODEN PHOTO Cruise Nights and Summer Concerts–which was cancelled last weekend due to excessive heat and safety concerns for volunteers and guests–will return this weekend with ’60s to today dance hits provided by FeelGood tribute band. The popular downtown Lombard summer event is held Saturdays from 6-10 p.m. through […]


Speak Out excerpts—July 25

Here are some of the comments in this week’s Speak Out section. Pick up a copy of this week’s paper to read all of the comments. Lombard calling: This story about Frank Robb capturing this alligator in Humboldt Park is a nice, feel good story, but I have to admit […]


Lombard/Villa Park coming events—July 25

Summer concerts Villa Park Recreation is offering Thursday evening outdoor concert series this summer at Cortesi Veterans Memorial Park, 318 E. Kenilworth. The free August concerts will be held at 6:30 pm; concessions open at 6 pm. Bring your blanket, lawn chairs and appetite out for these great family entertainment […]