Lombard News

Lombard/Villa Park police reports–August 23

The Lombard 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. Assault, battery Aug. 14 Brian Dryer, 42, of […]


Lombard trustees approve plans for hotel

Village board vote allows hotel project to move forward By Jane Charmelo Lombardian-Villa Park Review Staff Reporter The Lombard Village Board of Trustees on Thursday, Aug. 16, voted unanimously in favor of advancing plans to build a Hilton Tru Hotel on 22nd Street. This, despite pleas from residents to reconsider, […]


Out and About–August 23

Music parents to hold annual fundraiser Sept. 22 By Jane Charmelo Lombardian-Villa Park Review Staff Reporter Many non-profits find a way to raise money to “support” their causes, but one group has taken their fundraising in a different direction to do so. The Glenbard East Music Association (GEMA) has been […]


Lombard/Villa Park coming events–August 23

Toddler open gym in York Center Join the York Center Park District for Open Gym. Your child will have room to run, skip, hop and play. Tumbling mats, basketball hoops, scooters and more will be available to help burn off some energy and get active. Adult supervision is required for […]


Lombard house built in the 1860s comes down

Lombard house built in the 1860s comes down

STEVE SPODEN PHOTOS ‘Mutton Hollow’ just a memory Lombard lost one of its links to the past when the old pink-colored house at 16 W. Taylor Road was demolished on Aug. 15. The traditional farmhouse-style building was constructed around 1862 and was the home of Elizabeth Higgins, its original owner. […]


Lombard classifieds–August 23

Lombard classifieds–August 23

Lombardian obituaries–July 26

CARL KELLER Carl H. Keller passed away July 17, 2018, at his home. Funeral services were held Monday, July 23, at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. Visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094 for more information. JOHN PILAFAS John Pilafas, age 51, of Villa Park. He was the beloved […]


Lombardian Speak Out–August 16

It’s disheartening that so many calls in last week’s column were from proud supporters of the president. I hope things turn out for the best for our country, but I cannot support a godless man who belittles the service of veterans (see his statements on John McCain), stokes racial animosity […]


Community senior center comes down

Community senior center comes down

STEVE SPODEN PHOTOS And then it was gone A part of Lombard’s history came to an end last week. After serving for over 40 years as the home of the Lombard Community Senior Center, the “White House,” which stood at 205 W. Maple Street, was demolished. St. John’s Lutheran Church—its […]


Two developers vying for prime real estate in Lombard

Village plans to sell land on 100 block of South Main Street By Jane Charmelo Lombardian-Villa Park Review Staff Reporter Two developers made impassioned presentations to the Economic and Community Development Committee (ECDC) Monday night, Aug. 13, as to why they should be chosen to develop the property at 101-109 […]