Addison News

AT celebrates Italian American Heritage Month

AT celebrates Italian American Heritage Month

During the week of Oct. 11 to 14, Addison Trail students, staff and community members celebrated Italian-American Heritage Month with numerous activities and events hosted by AT’s Italian Club. The activities included an opportunity for ATHS staff, most of whom wore this year’s Italian-American Heritage Month t-shirt, to enjoy cannoli […]

 
 

Bond set for man accused of stealing Addison police officer’s personal vehicle

On Thursday, Oct. 20, DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Addison Director of Police Bill Hayden announced that bond had been set for a Chicago man accused of stealing an Addison police officer’s personal vehicle from the Addison Municipal Center. Jerome Fears, 20, of the 3700 block of S. […]

 
 

DuPage County approves cannabis regulations

The DuPage County Board on Tuesday voted to approve a process for the siting of adult-use cannabis businesses in unincorporated areas. On June 28, the County Board directed staff to develop an Adult-Use Cannabis Permitting Program for unincorporated areas of the County.  On Tuesday, the Board amended the DuPage County […]

 
 

Addison library to receive PLA Digital Literacy grant; AT&T-sponsored program brings bilingual workshops, new technology

=The Addison Public Library is one of 160 public libraries nationwide that received funding from the Public Library Association (PLA) as part of the PLA Digital Literacy Workshop Incentive that is supported by AT&T. With this funding, the library will purchase additional technology that patrons can borrow and will host […]

 
 

SCARCE program reaching area laundromats; Bookshelves offer kids more access to reading

SCARCE program reaching area laundromats; Bookshelves offer kids more access to reading

By Jane Charmelo INDEPENDENT STAFF REPORTER According to the “Handbook of Early Literacy Research, Vol. 2,” the ratio of books to children in a middle-income home is 13 to 1. That ratio becomes one book for every 300 children in low-income homes. Addison-based SCARCE (School and Community Assistance for Recycling […]

 
 

Addison police officer named to Sports Hall of Fame; Tom Hostetler visits alma mater to be honored for second time

Addison police officer named to Sports Hall of Fame; Tom Hostetler visits alma mater to be honored for second time

By Dee Longfellow FOR THE ADDISON INDEPENDENT Veteran Addison police officer Tom Hostetler recently made the trek from his home in Illinois to Mississippi, where he was elected to the East Mississippi Community College (EMCC) Sports Hall of Fame. He took the trip to participate in induction festivities that took […]

 
 

County Clerk sends election mailers to all registered voters; Nearly 50,000 DuPage residents sign up for permanent vote-by-mail

DuPage County Clerk’s Office election information mailers are arriving to more than 606,000 registered voters. The mailer includes a permanent vote-by-mail application, polling place location and a reminder that voters may choose to cast a ballot anywhere on Election Day, Nov. 8, in DuPage County. Some changes were made to […]

 
 

Addison Trail mourns loss of long-time student; Joseph “Joey” Banks passes away at 17

A message was delivered to the Addison Trail community in the District 88 newsletter last week from Principal Jack Andrews, who shared the sad news that Addison Trail student Joey Banks had passed away. Andrews’ message is below followed by the obituary. “It is with great sadness we share the […]

 
 

Police arrest 2 suspects for catalytic converter theft.

Devin M. Revels

On Sept. 1, Elmhurst Police detectives arrested 2 suspects for the commission of catalytic converter theft.  The theft occurred in DuPage County and officers took the suspects into custody near Cicero and Erie streets in Chicago. At 2:01 p.m., a marked Elmhurst Police car was transporting one of the arrested suspects […]

 
 

Rock ‘N Wheels wraps up season with ‘Styx’ tribute; Evening ends with fireworks finale

Rock ‘N Wheels wraps up season with ‘Styx’ tribute; Evening ends with fireworks finale

The final summer concert in Addison’s Rock ‘N Wheels series concludes Thursday, Aug. 25 with “Anthem’s Grand Illusion,” a tribute to Styx, plus “Sonic Road Trip” and a fireworks finale. Admission is free and the venue is open 6-10 p.m. Sonic Road Trip performs at 6:30 p.m. on the 95.9 […]