Addison News

Ralph Louis Blust, (82)

Ralph Louis Blust, (82)

Ralph Louis Blust, (82), passed away peacefully on July 28, 2021, in Galena, Illinois.  Born in Chicago, the only child to Melvin and Rose (Manno) Blust, Ralph spent his life in the city and the western suburbs of Chicago, graduating from Elmhurst College with a degree in Business Administration.  Ralph […]

 
 

ATHS Community Night coming Aug. 20

Addison Trail invites all stakeholders to celebrate the start of the 2021-22 school year by attending the school’s fifth annual Blue and White Community Night – a time for fun, food and Blazer pride — on Friday, Aug. 20 at the Addison Trail High School football stadium. Gates open at […]

 
 

Rock ‘N Wheels presents Kashmir, Shade of Blues; Weekly concert includes food fests, Cruise Night

Addison’s “Rock ‘N Wheels” on Thursday, July 29 presents Kashmir, a tribute to Led Zeppelin, along with Shade of Blues, a Chicago rock ‘n blues jam band.  Kashmir bringing’s only the best of Led Zeppelin to this family-oriented event.  Kashmir re-creates the experience of a 70’s Zeppelin show utilizing authentic […]

 
 

Montini Catholic football program memorializes Johnny Weiger; Football number retired after he loses fight against leukemia, TTP

Montini Catholic football program memorializes Johnny Weiger; Football number retired after he loses fight against leukemia, TTP

This spring Montini Catholic’s Football Program retired the jersey number (#76) to forever preserve the legacy of a very special team member Johnny Weiger.  Head Football Coach Mike Bukovsky presented a beautiful-framed jersey to Johnny’s parents, Karl and Fran Weiger, earlier this year. (A second frame representing Johnny’s jersey number […]

 
 

Cherished memories saved for the next generation with help from the library; Rose Falcone learns to edit film to leave memories for her grandchildren 

Cherished memories saved for the next generation with help from the library; Rose Falcone learns to edit film to leave memories for her grandchildren 

Rose Falcone, a resident of Addison for more over 15 years, had been wondering what to do with her old 8mm and Super 8 film reels.  She had captured her family’s life on camera, filming weddings and parties, and hoped to pass on those memories to her grandchildren. Falcone knew […]

 
 

A chance encounter ignites artist’s creative spark; Taiwo Owoniyi shares experience at Addison Library’s creative studio

A chance encounter ignites artist’s creative spark; Taiwo Owoniyi shares experience at Addison Library’s creative studio

Addison resident Taiwo Owoniyi is always working on something, whether it’s his art, his music, or his job as a CNA. But when he has the chance, he seeks out the library. “Most of the time, if I’m sitting at home, I have to do all the things that need […]

 
 

ACA receive grants for summer concerts; Reunion Jazz Orchestra to perform July 6

The Addison Center for the Arts (ACA) has announced that the organization has received four grants from the Illinois Arts Council Agency’s “Arts Tour Music Live” program. The Arts Tour Music Live provides support to eligible Illinois not-for-profit organizations who present Illinois performing artists, companies or groups for performances. These […]

 
 

Tornado touches down in southern DuPage County

Significant property damage in Naperville, Woodridge, Darien; brief radar rotation in Addison Staff report A powerful line of storms moved through the western suburbs late Sunday night, setting off tornado warning sirens throughout DuPage County. The National Weather Service said significant storm damage occurred in Naperville, Woodridge and Darien-caused by […]

 
 

One suspect in alleged murder of 7-year-old girl briefly in Lombard

One suspect in alleged murder of 7-year-old girl briefly in Lombard

Suspect at an apartment before allegedly fleeing Chicago police Staff report A shooting at a west side Chicago McDonald’s drive-thru that left a 7-year-old Chicago girl, Jaslyn Adams, dead and her father, Jontae Adams, wounded on April 18 made national headlines. Devontay Anderson, 21, one of three suspects allegedly involved […]

 
 

Meet Addison Trail’s class of 2021 graduation speakers

On May 23, Addison Trail seniors Jina Patel and Cristal Moreno Aguilar addressed nearly 500 of their classmates as the student graduation speakers during Addison Trail’s 55th commencement ceremonies. Patel and Moreno Aguilar entered the school’s annual graduation-speech competition and were selected as this year’s winners by a panel of […]