Addison News

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 […]

 
 

Montini Catholic recognizes Lawrence Misialek for 20 years of service

Montini Catholic recognizes Lawrence Misialek for 20 years of service

This year, Montini Catholic is recognizing teacher Lawrence Misialek, for his 20 years of service as an instructor in the Lasallian college preparatory high school’s Science Department.  Dr. Misialek began his career at Montini in the fall of 2001 teaching AP Biology.  He has since taught Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, […]

 
 

County announces a new drive-thru COVID-19 testing site

County announces a new drive-thru COVID-19 testing site

Odeum in Villa Park opens Monday, Nov. 23 In response to the exponential spread of COVID-19 cases and the increased need for testing, the DuPage County Health Department is announcing the addition of a second community-based drive-thru testing site to provide additional testing resources in DuPage County. The additional COVID-19 […]

 
 

Free COVID-19 Testing Available at Churchville Middle School

 The Village of Bensenville and the City of Elmhurst are co-hosting a drive through community testing site in the Churchville Middle School parking lot on November 9 and 10, 2020. Free testing will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days. Churchville Middle School is located at […]

 
 

Obituary

Donald Andrew Kuhl, 79 Donald Andrew Kuhl, Captain USA (retired), a resident of Addison for 36 years, passed away peacefully on October 15, 2020, at the age of 79. Donald was born in Chicago, on August 3, 1941. Donald leaves behind a long list of achievements with his greatest being […]