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Diaper drive collects about 12,000 diapers

Diaper drive collects about 12,000 diapers

CHRIS FOX PHOTO Nicholas Denault (left), who is a Villa Park resident and a member of Boy Scout Troop 202 in Lombard, organized a recent diaper drive for the Outreach House. The six-week drive, which ended on Saturday, April 3, collected approximately 12,000 diapers. The Outreach House, which is located […]

 
 

Voters have their say in municipal elections

Voters have their say in municipal elections

MIKE SANDROLINI PHOTOS Precinct #298, otherwise known as Lombard Village Hall, was busy on the morning of April 6, as voters cast their ballots for village president, village trustees, village clerk, Helen Plum Library trustees, Lombard Park District commissioner, York Township supervisor, clerk, assessor, highway commissioner and trustees, and members […]

 
 

Lombard man accused of murder following incident at Elmhurst bar

Lombard man accused of murder following incident at Elmhurst bar

On Tuesday, April 13, DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Elmhurst Chief of Police Mike Ruth announced that a Lombard man had been charged with murder following an altercation at an Elmhurst bar last Saturday night. Ronald Dunbar, 55 (d.o.b. 5/6/1965) of the 400 block of S. Brewster […]

 
 

Local schools set to receive nearly $300 million: Cullerton; District 88 to receive $5.5 million; District 4 $8.5 million

State Senator Tom Cullerton (D- Villa Park) has announced that school districts in the 23rd District will receive about $285 million in additional funding to help address the many challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. “With the end of the pandemic in sight, it’s important that districts use these funds […]

 
 

Egg hunt for children

Egg hunt for children
 
 

Hunting for eggs

Hunting for eggs

CHRIS FOX PHOTO Children scooped up thousands of colored eggs at the Lombard Park District Egg Hunt, which took place at Lombard Common on Saturday, March 27. The event included multiple egg hunts that allowed children to gather treat-filled eggs. One special egg during each of the day’s hunts included […]

 
 

Tiara presentation

Tiara presentation

CHRIS FOX PHOTO The five members of Lombard’s 2021 Lilac Court received their tiaras at the Maple Street Chapel on March 15. Pictured left to right are: Princess Katherine Pettinger, Princess Emmie Sathy, Princess Lauren Huber, Princess Kendall Crackel and Princess Bella Walli. The Lombard Junior Women’s Club (LJWC) presented […]

 
 

Making tax time fun

Making tax time fun

MIKE SANDROLINI PHOTO April 15 is just around the corner, and while filing income taxes is often a process that we’d prefer not having to go through every year—often putting it off until the last minute—there is someone in our area who makes tax season fun and a little easier […]

 
 

Swim into spring

Swim into spring

JANE CHARMELO PHOTOS Saturday, March 6, was a sunny day, with temperatures over 40 degrees, drawing people and wildlife to Madison Meadow park for recreational activities. Even though it says no skating or swimming, these geese (top photo) appeared to have ignored the signs in favor of an afternoon cruise […]

 
 

The 2021 Lilac Court

The 2021 Lilac Court

CHRIS FOX PHOTO The Lombard Junior Women’s Club (LJWC) selected the 2021 Lilac Court on Sunday, Feb. 28. Pictured left to right are: Princess Katherine Pettinger, Princess Emmie Sathy, Princess Lauren Huber, Princess Kendall Crackel and Princess Bella Walli. The LJWC held its annual Lilac Princess Program Preliminary Judging earlier […]