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Citizen's group seeks support for open space referendum to preserve 53/56
A new citizens group is asking Butterfield Park District residents to preserve and improve the quality of life in the District--which serves parts of Lombard and Glen Ellyn--by approving a referendum when they go to the polls for the November 4 election.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Car crashes through DuPage 7-Eleven, man charged
A west suburban man who drove to a convenience store for a gallon of milk is behind bars after he allegedly drove his car into the store and fled on foot this morning, according to DuPage County police. Junior A. Espinal, 32, of the 800 block of Foxworth Boulevard in Lombard, was charged with driving without a driver's license, leaving the scene of an accident, and failure to give information to the owner of the property, according to the DuPage County Sheriff's Office.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
The Impudent Observer
The Squirrel And Me
I was driving down a street in Lombard, Illinois when suddenly a squirrel appeared. I halted my car, watched the animal which apparently was doing some thinking, and within a few seconds dashed away.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Morris Daily Herald
MINOOKA – Plattville Lutheran Church, 5475 W. Bell Road in Minooka, is hosting a theatrical tribute to America starting at 7 p.m. Saturday.
Good Cause: Support Us TOO's mission to spread word on prostate cancer
If you go: What: 10th annual Chicago SEA Blue Prostate Cancer Walk/Run When: 8 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. 5K race, 10 a.m. 3K walk, Sept. 14 Where: Lincoln Park, Chicago Web: To register, donate and for more information about the walk, visit www.ustoo.org Naperville resident Cliff Whall has never been one to shy away from seeking answers to questions.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Culver's of St. Charles to host Sept. 20 'Day of Giving' and...
The family of 6-year-old Ava Lee hopes that a Culver's of St. Charles "Day of Giving" and marrow registry drive will help them find a marrow donor for their little girl. In honor of Blood Cancer Awareness Month, Culver's of St. Charles, 4068 East Main St., will host a "Day of Giving" and marrow registry drive from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept.
New Lombard businesses include spa, Dunkin' Donuts
Several commercial developments are likely to start taking shape this fall in Lombard, according to William Heniff, the village's director of community development. • Construction is scheduled to begin soon on a 7,500- square-foot retail center at 401 E. North Ave., which will house a Dunkin' Donuts with a drive-through, Heniff said.
Naperville woman opens non-dairy, frozen dessert business in Lombard
It's only been three weeks since Gina Klafeta of Naperville launched her new frozen dessert business in Lombard, but she's already on her way to some sweet success. The 23-year-old said she got the idea to create an allergy-friendly, nondairy, vegan food product after studying baking and pastry-making at College of DuPage and nutrition at Northern Illinois University.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
McGinnis to join Elmhurst Chamber board of directors
Diane McGinnis, Community and Government Relations, Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare , has been appointed to fill a vacated seat on the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry's board of directors. Her appointment by Chairman of the Board Julie Miller of Patrick T. Sheehan & Associates was approved during the board's August 12 meeting at the chamber.
Lombard Man Accused of Burglarizing Home, Stealing Credit Card
A 20-year-old Lombard man has been arrested for burglarizing a local home Sunday night and stealing a credit card. Sabastiano Ceraulo, of 21w500 block of North Avenue in Lomboard, is charged with one count of residential burglary, one count of use of a credit/debit card and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Chicago men get 30 years in Lombard Radio Shack heist
Calling their lengthy combined criminal histories "incredible" and "amazing," DuPage County Judge George Bakalis sentenced two Chicago brothers to their longest prison stint yet. Antuoine Adams, 39, and Ronaldo C. Crawford, 34, both of the 8700 block of Bishop Street, each were sentenced to 30 years in prison Friday for the June 5, 2013, armed robbery of the Radio Shack store at 18W435 Roosevelt Road near Lombard.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Music Notes: Veteran U.K. punks to perform in suburbs
Punk veterans The Members, a witty and energetic punk band, formed in England in 1977, the same year in which the Sex Pistols and the Clash released their first albums.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
The Daily Republic
Communities go green for mosquito control; fish get all-you-can eat buffet
On a quiet residential street near downtown Hinsdale earlier this week, a white Toyota Prius pulled over and two men in khaki shorts, crisp polo shirts and black helmets climbed out.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Last Fling grew from bucket of beer to 4 days Aug. 29 9 a.m.
The Last Fling hot dog man jumps off his ride to greet children along the parade route.
Our Faith: Speaker to address drug abuse Aug. 29
On Sept. 28, more than 300 men, women and children will meet in the western suburbs for the second High Holiday Hustle, a 5K run/walk or 1-mile family stroll.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Construction to begin soon on memorial for late Lombard village president
Everything has lined up for a memorial to be built in honor of the late Lombard Village President William "Bill" Mueller.
Trial set for Villa Park man accused in fatal arson
A Villa Park man accused of setting a July 22, 2012, fire in Lombard that killed his former girlfriend is set to stand trial Nov. 3. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
6 tips for navigating Napervillea s Last Fling
Traditions Naperville residents expect from the Last Fling Labor Day festival -- concerts, a carnival, silly contests and races, business booths and a large area for kids -- all will be back this year as the four-day event begins Friday.
Crackdown shows suburban drivers breaking cellphone law
Officer Brad Bichel is cruising west on Roosevelt Road in his gray, unmarked squad car when he spots another violator.