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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 […]


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, […]


Addison Park District plans Park Pride Day Sept. 18; Volunteers sought to spruce up Army Trail Nature Center

On Saturday, Sept. 18 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, the Addison Park District is hosting Park Pride Day. (Rain date is Sept. 25.) Park Pride Day is a day for patrons and residents to show their hometown pride by participating in the beautification and sprucing up of Addison parks. […]


Lombard native Frerichs still a hostage in Afghanistan as nation falls to the Taliban

Lombard native Frerichs still a hostage in Afghanistan as nation falls to the Taliban

Staff report The eyes of the nation, and the world, remain focused on Afghanistan after the Taliban seized power last week. Within a matter of days, Ashraf Ghani, the country’s president for almost seven years, fled to the United Arab Emirates; the Western-backed Afghan government collapsed; Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, fell […]


County remains at “High” level of COVID-19 community transmission; Updates particularly for pregnant, breast-feeding women

On Wednesday, Aug. 11, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated their guidance regarding COVID-19 vaccines while pregnant or breastfeeding. COVID-19 vaccination is now recommended for all people 12 years and older, including people who are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to get pregnant now, or might become pregnant in […]


Coming events 

Monday, Aug. 16 • Book discussion: “The Vanish Half” by Brit Bennett at the Library The twins ran away at 16. One still lives in the Southern black community she once tried to escape. The other passes for white, and her white husband has no idea of her history. Separated by so many miles […]


Rock ‘N Wheels presents FUZE Band, Daniel Cronson; Weekly concert includes food fests, Cruise Night

‘Fuze’ coming to Rock N Wheels
Pictured is the band Fuze, which will appear at Addison’s “Rock ‘N Wheels” on Thursday, Aug. 12. Fuze takes the stage at 8 p.m., after Daniel Cronson performs at 6:30 p.m.

Addison’s “Rock ‘N Wheels” on Thursday, Aug. 12 presents The FUZE Band with Daniel Cronson. FUZE Band performs tribute to Kennedy Honors Recipient, Grammy Award Winning & Rock ‘N Roll Hall of Fame artist, Carlos Santana and the Santana Band. FUZE Band’s electric style will bring you to your feet […]