On-Line Edition Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Vol. 58 No. 3
Fire Chief Paul DiRienzo to retire STEVE SPODEN PHOTO Lombardian
Lombard Village President Keith Giagnorio has proclaimed July 6, 2016, Fire Chief Paul DiRienzo Day in Lombard to honor the firefighter’s nearly 34 year career with the Village of Lombard and the Lombard Fire Department. On that day, the chief will report to work for the last time and then begin his retirement. DiRienzo, who grew up in Lombard, began his long career with the village on October 16, 1982, when he joined the department as a paid-on-call firefighter. In 1986, DiRienzo became a full-time member on the department and was promoted to Lt. in 2001. He was then promoted to Battalion Chief and then Chief during 2012.