Addison News

Remains at Waterfall Glen identified as missing Elmhurst resident

Remains at Waterfall Glen identified as missing Elmhurst resident

An autopsy on Oct. 23 confirmed the remains found at Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve in Darien on Friday are that of 50-year-old Jacob Cefolia of Elmhurst, who was reported missing in August 2020. A forensic odontologist examined dental records and positively identified the remains as Cefolia, according to DuPage County […]

 
 

Addison Trail celebrates 50 years of blood drives

On Tuesday, Oct. 12, Addison Trail celebrated 50 years of hosting blood drives to help save lives. Students, staff and community members donated 57 productive pints of blood for Vitalant. Each unit of blood collected supports up to three lives, which means this event could potentially save up to 171 […]

 
 

Addison Library presents its ‘Superfans’

Thanks to library, reader finds research materials, oldie films, more [Ed. note: Today the Addison Independent and the Addison Public Library brings the third in a series of stories about patrons of the Addison Public Library who are known as ‘Superfans.’ This effort is to spotlight Library Card Sign-up Month. […]

 
 

Addison Park District Candy Carnival coming Oct. 29

On Friday, Oct. 29 from 5:30-8:30 p.m., the Addison Park District invites families with kids 12 and younger to come to the Centennial Rec Center for the 9th annual Candy Carnival, a family-friendly indoor Halloween party. Candy Carnival provides a safe, indoor Halloween fun, games, candy, and memories for families […]

 
 

Center for the Arts presents “Tales and Stories” by Karla Wong 

Center for the Arts presents “Tales and Stories” by Karla Wong 

The exhibition “Tales and Stories” by Karla Wong opens at the Addison Center for the Arts on Wednesday, Oct. 6. The public is invited to the artist’s reception on Saturday, Oct. 9 from 1 to 4 p.m. Face masks are required to attend this reception. The ACA will feature the […]

 
 

Addison VFW Post 7446 celebrates 75th anniversary

Addison VFW Post 7446 celebrates 75th anniversary

By Dee Longfellow For The Addison Independent Harry Truman was President of the United States. A first-class postage stamp was three cents and a gallon of gas was 21 cents. Notorious and Gilda were on the screens of the movie theaters and on the radio, one might hear The Ink […]

 
 

Elmhurst Police Investigate Aggravated Vehicular Hijacking

Elmhurst Police Investigate Aggravated Vehicular Hijacking

On Friday, September 17, 2021 at 8:45 a.m. Elmhurst Police were dispatched to the parking lot of the 7-11 at 572 S. York Street for a vehicular hijacking involving the display of a firearm.  Upon arrival, officers met with the victim who related his vehicle was stolen by two men who […]

 
 

Senior Michael Carver receives Montini’s ‘Bumber’s Corner Locker’ honor; Tradition now in its 4th year honoring extraordinary alumnus

Montini Catholic has announced its 2021 ‘Bumber’s Corner Locker’ recipient, named after 1989 Montini graduate and football standout Brad Bumber. This year’s honor went to senior Bronco (LB/FB) Michael Carver. Michael received the news during the football team’s weekly dinner on Thursday evening, Sept. 2.   “Michael truly embodies the […]

 
 

DuPage Medical Group informs patients of data security incident; Investigation: Outage caused by ‘unauthorized actors’ gaining access to network

The DuPage Medical Group (DMG) announced on Monday, Aug. 30 that it has identified and addressed a data security incident, and is now notifying patients whose information may have been involved. On July 13, DMG experienced a security incident that caused a disruption to its network systems. DMG immediately began working with third-party […]

 
 

Local Addison author recognized by STBF; Illinois librarians find what traditional publishers miss

Addison resident Dennis Avelar, a talented yet not well-known writer, just moved closer to well-earned recognition and fame, and Illinois readers have just been introduced to his three great new novel. And it’s because of the growing partnership between writers and librarians. Avelar, a patron of the Addison Public Library, […]