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Jeffrey Panko in Concert at Bethel UCC

Jeffrey Panko in Concert at Bethel UCC

Bethel United Church of Christ presents acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Panko, Saturday, April 22, 7 p.m., as part of its Music@Bethel Concert Series. Artistic Director and Minister of Music, Jeffrey Panko will present a solo performance featuring the music of Bach, Schubert, Beethoven, Busoni and Enrique Granados, in a concert that […]

 
 

Pure Barre total body workout opens it doors

Pure Barre total body workout opens it doors

It has only been four months since Pure Barre opened its doors in Elmhurst, yet in that short time, its owner Liz Naber has made significant connections to her clients as well as the Elmhurst community. Pure Barre is a total body workout that works each major muscle group to […]

 
 

Willowbrook baseball team optimistic

Willowbrook baseball team optimistic

Warriors coming off strong summer campaign. By Mike Miazga Correspondent While the summer high-school baseball team doesn’t carry huge weight, success during that timeframe does tend to give a look into the proverbial crystal ball that is the spring season. On that note, the Willowbrook baseball team advanced to a […]

 
 

Meet Lilac Princess Taylor Balsitis

Meet Lilac Princess Taylor Balsitis

By Jane Charmelo Lombardian-Villa Park Review Staff reporter This is the first in a series of five profiles of the 2017 Lilac Court. Taylor Krista Balsitis is a lifelong Lombard resident who said that growing up, the princesses and queens from her childhood were her role models, and she even […]

 
 

Third in state!

Third in state!

Willowbrook students win trophy at state drama meet in Springfield By Chris Fox Lombardian-Villa Park Review Staff Reporter A cast and crew of about 75 Willowbrook High School students won a third-place trophy at the IHSA drama and group interpretation state competition, which took place March 24-25 at the University […]

 
 

Bensenville Police Reports

The Bensenville 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. March 22, 11:45 a.m. in the 800 block […]

 
 

St. Alexander CCW announces Woman of the Year

St. Alexander CCW announces Woman of the Year

Villa Park resident Mary Reedy O’Connor has been named the Woman of the Year by the St. Alexander Council of Catholic Women. She and Joyce Splan, president of the St. Alexander CCW will be honored at a Mass celebrated by the Most Reverend Joseph M. Siegel, Auxiliary Bishop of Joliet […]

 
 

Police warn residents of attempted ruse burglary incident

Police warn residents of attempted ruse burglary incident

On Wednesday, March 22, at approximately 4 p.m., a ruse burglary incident occurred on the 300 block of East May Street. The senior resident answered her doorbell and spoke to a woman posing as a city water department employee. The woman was described as a female, possibly Hispanic, in her […]

 
 

UPDATE: Man dies, another injured after trimming trees in Addison

UPDATE: Man dies, another injured after trimming trees in Addison

UPDATE: Man dies, another injured after trimming trees in Addison By Dee Longfellow For The Independent   On Tuesday afternoon, March 28, the Independent learned that two men had been injured at about 11 a.m. while trimming trees near Lake St. & Villa Ave. in Addison. The men were working […]

 
 

Obituaries

Obituaries

Selma M. Kosier, 96 Selma M. Kosier, nee Kauffman, of Chicago, passed away recently at the age of 96. Beloved wife of the late Carl; dear daughter of the late Samuel and Antonie Kauffman; sister of the late Fred Kauffman, Margaret (Olaf) Benson, Francis Kauffman, Bernice Kauffman, Rita (Parley Jr.) […]