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VFW sets ‘aggressive’ rebuilding schedule

After a fire that started in a basement gun range destroyed part of a VFW post in Villa Park, the members are beginning to rebuild … Read more ›

(L –R)  Assistant Senior Center Manager Megan Cahill, Coast2Coast Representatives Joel Babbitt and Debby Karton and Senior Center Manager Nora Hardy
From the community

York Township Coast2Coast RX Card Update

On Friday April 27th, Debby Karton and Joel Babbitt representing Coast2Coast Rx Discount Cards, visited York Township Senior Center, 1502 South Meyers Road to discuss … Read more ›

DuPage County Sheriff John Zaruba (April 26, 2012)

Report: Sheriff’s son rides with deputies, chased suspect

WBBM Channel 2 reports: The son of DuPage County Sheriff John Zaruba regularly goes on ride-alongs with officers, though he’s not a cop. In one … Read more ›

This furry ermine showed off its snow-white winter coat during a hike through the woods in Wisconsin. Photo submitted by Jim Lennon.

‘Ermine’ wins photo contest

Jim Lennon’s photo of a furry ermine peeking out from behind a log won this week’s photo contest. As the winner, Lennon’s photograph will appear in … Read more ›

Jermany Gates

Villa Park man accused of beating cashier during robbery

A Villa Park man is being held on $200,000 bail after a robbery at a vitamin store during which an employee was forced into a … Read more ›

School plans memorial program for shooting victims

Willowbrook High School will host a memorial for Ursula Nailor, her sons, Darnell Holt and Daniel Nailor, and her niece Dominique Robinson Sunday, Jan. 29 … Read more ›

(Photo submitted by Ken Derry)

‘Owl’ wins photo contest

Ken Derry, of Tinley Park, snapped this photo of a snowy owl while at work as a crane operator at Chicago’s 31st Street Harbor. As … Read more ›

I-PASS glitch messes up some user accounts

The Illinois Tollway is asking customers to check their I-PASS accounts today after discovery of a software problem that erroneously began a cycle of account … Read more ›

From the community

Stay Atop Library Materials Via Text

Villa Park Public Library now offers a text message service to help patrons quickly keep up to date regarding their materials. The Library’s Shoutbomb text … Read more ›

Starlights Senior Team performs a lift in the long program. Photo submitted by Starlights Synchronized Skating Team.

Stellar skaters wins photo contest

Stellar skaters, a photo showing the Starlights Senior Team perform a lift, is the winner of this week’s contest.  Photo submitted by Starlights Synchronized Skating … Read more ›