Addison News

Addison Trail to present ‘The Addams Family Quarantined: A Dramatic Concert Version’

It’s an all-too-familiar scenario for most of us – brining your boyfriend or girlfriend home to meet your loved ones for the first time. Introducing a significant other to your family can be an awkward life moment – but it’s even trickier when you’re a member of the infamous Addams […]

 
 

Addison company named ‘Outstanding Supplier’; CEF honored by Federal Defense Industries

Federal Defense Industries (FDI) has announced the name the recipients of its annual Outstanding Supplier Awards for 2020. Among the recipients is CEF Industries in Addison, represented by Deb Dimiceli in the category of “Maintenance, Repairs & Overhaul.” The awards recognize outstanding performance by suppliers working with FDI to support […]

 
 

Former Addison resident, boxer Spinks dies of cancer; Boxing career was marred by years of booze, drugs, partying

By Dee Longfellow For The Addison Independent “He’s still the greatest, I’m just the latest.” That’s what boxer Leon Spinks had to say about world heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali, after he shocked the world in 1978 in Las Vegas by taking the title from the ageing champion in what was […]

 
 

Judge holds teen accused of Addison car-jacking; Defendant allegedly threatened to shoot officers once out on pre-trial release

On Monday, Jan. 25, DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Addison Director of Police Bill Hayden announced that Judge Brian Jacobs had ordered that a Chicago teen charged with hijacking a woman’s car at gunpoint from a Popeye’s restaurant parking lot will remain in custody until at least […]

 
 

Judge Orders Detention of Chicago Teen Accused of Stealing Car at Gunpoint

Judge Orders Detention of Chicago Teen Accused of Stealing Car at Gunpoint

Defendant allegedly threatens to shoot officers once out on pre-trial release DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Addison Director of Police Bill Hayden announced today that Judge Brian Jacobs ordered that a Chicago teen charged with hijacking a woman’s car at gunpoint from a Popeye’s restaurant parking lot […]

 
 

Governor announces new COVID-19 mitigations update; State has received 726,475 doses since vaccinations first launched

By Dee Longfellow For The ADDISON Independent Area Chambers of Commerce have announced that, following a decrease in Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic test positivity rates and fewer hospitalizations throughout the state, on Friday, Jan. 15, Governor J.B. Pritzker announced that regions across the state are now eligible to move out of […]

 
 

Montini Catholic actors reflect on experience after performing in ‘1984’

Montini Catholic actors reflect on experience after performing in ‘1984’

Montini Catholic High School drama students recently wrapped up their first performance in the school’s newly renovated auditorium. This year’s production, an adaptation of George Orwell’s ”1984,” (written in 1949), held Thursday through Sunday, Dec. 3 – 6, was an inspiring one in many ways.  The small “1984” cast and […]

 
 

Montini Catholic releases first virtually-recorded Christmas album

While not yet ready to compete with the likes of record producers Sony or Warner Brothers, Montini Catholic High School in Lombard is reeling from the applause received for the Lasallian college preparatory high school’s innovative musical creation, “Virtually In Sync” – their 2020 Christmas album recorded virtually and released […]

 
 

Health Dept. COVID-19 vaccine weekly update; First shipment of approx. 13,000 doses expected next week

The DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) is preparing to receive and distribute the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in DuPage County next week. At this time, the amount of vaccine in the first shipment to DuPage is expected to be about 13,000 doses. The amount of vaccine in future shipments is unknown […]

 
 

County announces COVID-19 test site winter operations plan; Site at Villa Park’s Odeum to reopen

The DuPage County COVID-19 Drive-Thru Test Site will activate its Winter Operations Plan starting on Monday, Nov. 30. The plan will allow testing to be available for individuals through the winter months while maintaining safe conditions for staff and visitors. The COVID-19 Drive-Thru Test Site location will remain at the […]