Morton 201 Recognized For Student Academic Achievement

Add another notch on the belt for J. Sterling Morton High School District 201. Solution Tree recently honored the district for its abilty to raise student achievement in the district and oversee the successful implementation of the Professional Learning Communities at Work. Solution Tree acknowledged the program has become a major factor in the improved achievement of Morton 201’s students. Also called PLCs, these programs that pair traditional education methods with ongoing, job-embedded learning techniques [Learn More]

Celebrating Lithuanian Independence

Town President Larry Dominick and the Cicero Department of Special Events invite you to commemorate Lithuanian Independence Day at a special ceremony on Thursday, February 23, at the Cicero Community Center. Starting at 11am, the commemoration will recognize the freedom of the Lithuanian people after suffering under leadership from Czarist Russia and the Soviet Union. As a part of the ceremony, we will also honor two very important men who represent the struggle for freedom in [Learn More]

From Town President Larry Dominick

Dear Cicero residents, January has been a mixed bag of weather. One week it is single digits or worse. The next week we are outside in t-shirts and shorts. While I hope we continue to have beautiful weather, I do ask everyone to be prepared for the bitter cold that can hit in February and even March. When temperatures drop to the single digits, or when wind chills fall below zero, try to go outside [Learn More]

Cicero Police, Neighborhood Watch Team Up In Outreach to Parents and Schoolchildren

Cicero’s Police Department and Neighborhood Watch program have teamed up to teach the next generation of Ciceronians to stay safe and seek help when in danger. The two groups visited area preschools to provide basic safety tips for schoolchildren, including providing workshops to parents and staff on Internet safety and the threat of cyberbullying and other types of online crime. “To keep our town safe, we need to do more than just stop crime as [Learn More]

Dr. King’s Legacy Honored At Cicero Commemoration

The life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., appeared on full display during a special ceremony at Cicero’s Community Center. The Jan. 12 event featured community leaders who spoke about the impact King’s words and actions had on them, personally, and the community as a whole. “While Dr. King represents the lasting change that came about from the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s, his legacy stands for so much more,” said Kasumba [Learn More]

Christmas Season Closes With Three Kings Celebration

While most people were taking down the Christmas trees and turning off the outdoor lights, Cicero was adding one more festive celebration into the season with the annual Three Kings event. Held every Jan. 6 at Cicero Stadium, the town hosts residents for a night of fun music, free toys and the reenactment of the magi’s visit to the Christ Child. “For many people, Christmas ends on Dec. 25, but for the Latin Community, our [Learn More]

Santa Makes 10th Visit To CYC Holiday Party

Santa and Mrs. Claus marked a decade of coming to the Cicero Youth Commission’s Holiday Party on December 3. They were greeted by children excitedly waiting with their families packed into the Community Center’s hallways for a chance to deliver their wish lists and have a picture taken with Christmas’ famous Kringles. After each family had its photo taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus, the children received gifts courtesy of Town President Larry Dominick. They [Learn More]

From Town President Larry Dominick

Dear Cicero residents, Happy 2017! Last month I reflected on the many wonderful activities that occurred in Cicero in 2016. This month, I’d like to think about the many events we’ll host in town in the new year. The first is the annual Three Wise Kings celebration. On Jan. 6, at Cicero Stadium, we commemorate the Magi’s visit to the Christ child. It’s a great way to end the Christmas season with dance performances, refreshments, [Learn More]

Three Wise Kings Come to Cicero

Join Town President Larry Dominick and the Town Board of Trustees as they kick off the new year with the Three Wise Kings celebration scheduled for Friday, Jan. 6. This event starts at 6pm and is a very popular one for our community, with families filling Cicero Stadium to witness the reenactment of the wise men’s journey to visit the Christ child. There will be refreshments, other live performances and toys will be handed out [Learn More]

Cicero Police Spread Holiday Cheer With Annual Shop With A Cop Event

A number of Cicero families will have a merrier Christmas this year thanks to the Cicero Police Department. At the annual “Shop with a Cop” program, held in early December this year, select children were able to tell their Santa cops what they wanted for Christmas this year, giving the police a chance to purchase the items from Cicero’s Target at 2901 S. Cicero. Dozens of officers helped more than 30 families who have been [Learn More]

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