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Lombard/Villa Park obituaries—January 10

NORMA JEAN HINES Norma Jean Hines (nee Letke), age 68, of Villa Park, died on Jan. 3, peacefully in her sleep at home. Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 5, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard, IL 60148. Arrangements were made by Brust Funeral Home. Visit www.brustfuneralhome.com […]

 
 

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ECCI Celebrates 100th Annual Awards Gala On January 25

ECCI Celebrates 100th Annual Awards Gala On January 25

Members and guests will gather together to celebrate the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s 100th Annual Awards Gala in the main floor ballroom at The Drake Oak Brook Hotel, 2301 York Road, Oak Brook, on Friday, January 25, from 5 to 9 p.m.  “This is a real showcase event […]

 
 

A Lego wonderland

A Lego wonderland

Twice every month on a Friday, the Villa Park Public Library hosts a Lego DUPLO build and play event for children ages 2-5 accompanied by an adult. The event gives children an opportunity to explore Lego blocks and character pieces, and socialize with other kids and families. The next Lego […]

 
 

Remembering a friend

Remembering a friend

Downtown Lombard’s Action Motorcycle, 3 S. Park Ave., held its 23rd annual Customer Appreciation Charity Party Dec. 21 and collected over $2,000 in food donations from party goers for its Jim Dow Memorial Food Drive. The donated food was destined for the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry at Lombard’s […]

 
 

New Year brings new van and new hopes for Elmhurst man with cerebral palsy; Community raises nearly $50K to buy wheelchair accessible van

New Year brings new van and new hopes for Elmhurst man with cerebral palsy;  Community raises nearly $50K to buy wheelchair accessible van

  By Patti Pagni For The Elmhurst Independent Sam Williams was “stuck. “ Barbara Rosenberg sprung into action. And, the Elmhurst community followed. Williams, 35, who has cerebral palsy, has accomplished more than many able-bodied adults. He earned his Master of Public Health degree, is a peer-mentor leader for Easter […]

 
 

Police Reports

Area police departments recently reported the following arrests and citations. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that suspects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles age 17-or-younger are not named.   Addison   Dec. 24 Hisatomi Kitanaka, 37, of […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep boys basketball

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The IC Catholic Prep boys basketball team competed in its own IC Catholic Prep-Westmont tournament. The Knights opened play with a 66-63 loss to Elmwood Park. IC Catholic Prep then lost 49-48 to Chicago Perspectives IIT/Joslin in the second game and then won a 53-46 decision […]

 
 

York girls basketball team wins Montini consolation championship

By Mike Miazga Correspondent After a slow start, the York girls basketball team won its final three games to finish 3-1 and win the consolation championship at the 10th annual Montini Christmas Tournament in Lombard. York started the tournament with a 47-38 loss to Geneva. The Dukes then defeated Huntley […]

 
 

Timothy Christian’s Harris hits for 33 and 24 points at York’s Tosh

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Timothy Christian boys basketball team came away with a pair of wins at the always-competitive 32-team Jack Tosh Holiday Classic hosted by York. The Trojans opened play with a 56-37 loss to Wheaton North. Timothy led 15-12 after the first quarter, but was outscored 16-7 […]